Translations

Translations
Theatre: Biltmore
Status: Closed
(January 04, 2007 - March 11, 2007 )
  • Preview: January 4, 2007
  • Open: January 25, 2007
  • Close: March 11, 2007
Play - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 15mins

Brian Friel’s play in which clashing cultures and tragedies of mis-communication unfold in the invented Irish county of Ballybeg, a place Mr Friel has explored in his plays “Dancing at Lughnasa,” “Aristocrats” and “Molly Sweeney.” “Translations” depicts the power of language to unite and divide people in a time of cultural imperialism.

For The Record:

MTC produced the American Premiere of “Translations” in 1981.  Joe Dowling directed a cast which featured Jarlath Conroy, Daniel Gerroll, Barnard Hughes & Valerie Mahaffey.

Total Gross: $2,141,231
Average Weekly Gross: $214,123
Total Gross Potential: 48%
Total Attendance: 43,049
Average Weekly Attendance: 86%

Staff & Creative Team

Author:

Brian Friel

Director:

Garry Hynes

Settings & Costumes:

Francis O'Connor

Lighting:

Davy Cunningham

Original Music:

Sam Jackson

Cast

Hugh 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Manus 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Owen 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Jimmy Jack 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Doalty 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Sarah 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Bridget 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Maire 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Captain Lancey 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007
Lieutenant Yolland 01/04/2007 - 03/11/2007