Wonderful Tennessee

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571285938.00000038
Acts: 2. Scenes: 2. Roles: Male (3) , Female (3) , Neutral (0)

'Three married couples arrive at Ballybeg pier to celebrate the birthday of Terry by visiting an island he has acquired, Oilean Draíochta, the enchanted island… has the echoes of Hy-Breasil, the isle of the blest where, like Avalon, mortals can heal themselves of their hurt. It is a play of atmosphere and moods, and in many ways it is the most profoundly multi-layers, sad, beautiful and musical of all Mr Friel's creations.' Irish Independent

Wonderful Tennessee was first performed at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in June 1993.

From Brian Friel Plays 2

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Faber and Faber

Brian Friel

ISBN: 9780571197101

Series: Faber Drama

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