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Molly Sweeney (A Reading)

Written by Brian Friel

Molly, blind since early infancy, describes her world before and after an operation to restore some of her sight. Her husband, Frank, who pushed Molly into this operation, relates his view of his wife's journey into sightedness and his dealings with her doctor. Molly's once-famous eye surgeon, Mr. Rice, watches both Molly and Frank and reveals his opinion of them along with his own fears in handling the operation. Through these monologues, we see each character's painful and happy histories, their memories and the events that led them to meet. Their stories interweave on stage, threading in and around each other's lives, until the unexpected and touching conclusion to this striking tale.

Opening Night: Friday, April 13, 2007 - Closing Night: Saturday, April 14, 2007


Mr. RiceRich Maloy
Frank SweeneyTom Morrissey
Molly SweeneyAlice Regan Moynahan

Production Staff

DirectorJay Mills
ProducerErin Gilgur
Lighting DesignErin Gilgur
Lighting Board OperationKeri Lesnik
Lighting-CrewCheryl Wilbur
Sound DesignJeff Knapp