Shay Duffin as Brendan Behan: Confessions of an Irish Rebel

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Opened Oct 18, 2006
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Shay Duffin as Brendan Behan: Confessions of an Irish Rebel offers a unique look at Irish history and culture through the life experiences of author and playwright Brendan Behan. Born in Dublin (1923), Brendan Behan was part of a working class family. His father was active in the Irish War of Independence. His uncle Peadar Kearney wrote the Irish National Anthem. His mother was also politically active all her life. Brendan's own activities contributed to his novel, The Borstal Boy, as well as his plays The Quare Fellow, The Big House, and The Hostage. Added performance Monday, October 16th at 8:00 P.M. No Performance Thursday, October 19th.

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