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Set in a rundown farmhouse in County Down, this unassuming play wrings powerful feelings from a familiar tale. John Ferguson tells the story of a poor and pious farmer in Ulster County, Ireland, unable to keep up with his mortgage payments and threatened with eviction. He has great faith in the Lord--and the mail boat from America, which he expects will bring salvation in the form of a loan from his brother. When the postman arrives empty handed, a devastating chain of events is unleashed on this humble man's family that tests his faith to its limits.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Mint Theater (1995-2015), Off-Off-Broadway

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