Graphic Art & Design by Jonathan Ashley
Gar O’Donnell spends his last night before making the big move from his hometown in Ireland to Philadelphia.
“…rowdy, frolicsome, and melancholy by turns” (NYT), Philadelphia, Here I Come! brings great lyricism and beauty
to the familiar story of leaving home.
“Brian Friel’s 1964 play…lends fresh life to a stock situation in two ways:
by giving voice to the hero’s alter ego, and by focusing on the power of unarticulated feeling.”
-Michael Billington, The Guardian
“He (Friel) has written a play about an ache, and he has written it so simply and so honestly that the ache itself becomes a warming-fire.”
-Walter Kerr, New York Herald Tribune
Daniel Leonard, Jose Mercado, Lucy Avery Brooke*, Terrence Keene*, Hollis Fox, John Fennessy*, John Mulcahy, Noelle McGrath*,
Mike Horan, Albert Dabah, Jack Tynan, Alex Carmine, Brian Reyburn, Jim Cyborowski*
*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.