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Lovers by Brian Friel, Websters Theatre, 13 – 17 September, 2016

lovers by brian friel

Coming to Websters this autumn from 13-17 September 2016....

LOVERS by Brian Friel

Director: Alasdair Hawthorn
Producer: David Cooke

“I can’t wait for the future, Joe.” (Mag, age 17)

We are pleased to announce that the Pantheon PLAY from 13-17 Sept (2016), at Webster's Theatre Glasgow, is the wonderfully powerful, the fantastically funny and the heartbreakingly poignant, ‘LOVERS’ by Brian Friel.

Performances and Tickets (Websters Booking Fee to be added):

Tuesday 7.30 pm
• Standard 11.00
• Concessions 9.00

Wednesday 1.30 pm
• Standard 9.00
• Concessions 9.00

Wednesday 7.30 pm
• Standard 13.00
• Concessions 11.00

Thursday 1.30 pm
• Standard 9.00
• Concessions 9.00

Thursday 7.30 pm
• Standard 13.00
• Concessions 11.00

Friday 7.30 pm
• Standard 14.00
• Concessions 12.00

Saturday 2.30 pm
• Standard 12.00
• Concessions 10.00

Saturday 7.30 pm
• Standard 14.00
• Concessions 12.00

(£1.50 booking fee is applied per ticket purchased via Websters: concessions for people over 65, Under 16s, in Full Time Study or Unwaged)

You can collect tickets from the box office on the night of the performance - we’re always open at least an hour before the start of the show. If you have any further questions about any of the shows listed please contact theatre@webstersglasgow.com

Websters Theatre Glasgow
416 Great Western Road
Glasgow
G4 9HZ

Box Office: 0141 357 4000

Buy tickets online

There are two parts to the play Lovers: ‘Winners’ and ‘Losers’. The titles of each are significant and something that you should consider. It is important to note that Friel intended that the play be seen as a whole, rather than two separates.

The play is set in 1966 ‘The present in Ireland.’ A time when Ireland was a place of social divisions and changing identity.

The first play, Winners, tells the story of Mag and Joe. Young and in love, they spend a glorious summer's day laughing and talking together and planning their future. But for Mag and Joe there is to be no future. The second play, Losers, tells of Hanna and Andy, a couple to whom love has come late, and for whom courting is made almost impossible by the upstairs presence of Hanna's demanding invalid mother.”

This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd

Websters, 416 Great Western Road, G4 9HZ

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