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Eclipsed by Patricia Burke Brogan

Directed by Gemma Whelan

WorldOregon members are invited to experience the riveting work of Corrib Theatre, Portland’s only theater company dedicated to sharing the experiences and common struggles of all humanity through the eyes of contemporary and lesser-known Irish playwrights. Under the direction of Gemma Whelan, Corrib features internationally produced, award-winning Irish playwrights, whose works resonate across the world stage. For this evening, WorldOregon members receive a special discount and can purchase a $25 ticket.

Join us for a talk-back following the performance with WorldOregon Director of Programs Tim DuRoche

To purchase tickets (Apply discount code: WorldOregon)

 

About the play

Eclipsed by Patricia Burke Brogan
Nobody wants these women. In a Magdalene Laundry, where the nuns regard them as mindless vessels of evil and their infants are forcibly put up for adoption, a group of young unwed Irish mothers struggle, resist, and strive to overcome the onerous conditions imposed on them. Based on true accounts, and written by an ex-nun who worked there, it’s a story of both pain and hope. The Magdalene Laundries opened in the late 1800s—the last didn’t close until 1996. NORTHWEST PREMIERE

Learn more about Corrib Theatre, the playwright, and Eclipsed 

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September 21, 2019 at 6pm - 8pm

Corrib Theatre – WorldOregon Night: Eclipsed

New Expressive Works
810 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214
United States
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Contact: Tim DuRoche ·

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