on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage
As part of our New Play Development Program
By Darren Donohue
Directed by Nicola Murphy
Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 6pm
With Housso Semon, Kaliswa Brewster, Alana Raquel Bowers, and Mick Mellamphy
I and the Village follows three African women living in the Direct Provision system. Direct Provision is the system asylum seekers must enter while awaiting a decision on their applications in Ireland. Regrettably, many asylum seekers live in the system for years, and I and the Village looks at the dire consequences of this long-term confinement. Story outline: Keicha and Jeta have shared a room for years, their memories and fantasies merging into one story of longing and survival. When eighteen-year-old Hannah arrives, she finds herself swept up in their reality and must fight to maintain her sense of identity
This reading will be the public presentation at the end of a 4-day workshop.
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