Brien Friel’s ‘Philadelphia, Here I Come!’
Date & Time:
9 July, 12 – 16 July 2022 @ 8pm
10 & 17 July 2022 @ 3pm
Venue: Pentas 2, klpac
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Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come! is adapted & directed by Joe Hasham OAM.
It has been staged thrice to critical success – in 1994, 1998 and 2013 – each time to full houses. He revisits this iconic play and brings back some of its original cast members including the beloved Dato’ Dr. Faridah Merican, Patrick Teoh, Andre D'Cruz along with all-new cast members.
The play first premiered at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin on 28th September 1964. It ran on Broadway for 326 performances and earned several Tony Award nominations.
Originally set in the fictional town of Ballybeg, County Donegal, this round it has been adapted for the Malaysian stage and takes place in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
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Presented by The Actors Studio Seni Teater Rakyat