A pair of brothers are set to enjoy the holidays in true Dublin spirit with cards, booze and friends – until a stranger from long ago arrives to collect a debt. And so begins the action of Conor McPherson’s The Seafarer.
Seanachaí Theatre Company kicks off its 2013-14 season with this Tony and Olivier Award-nominated play on November 27 at Chicago’s Den Theatre on 1333 N. Milwaukee in Chicago.
Under the direction of Matt Miller, the dramatic dark comedy features cast members Ira Amyx, Brad Armacost, Shane Kenyon, Kevin Theis and Dan Waller. The crew includes Joe Schermoly (scenic design), Beth Laske-Miller (costume design), Julian Pike (lighting design), Stephen Ptacek (sound design), Seanachaí ensemble member Jeff Christian (production stage manager), Rebecca Willingham (assistant director) and Andrew Donnelly (stage manager).
Curtain times are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. through January 5, 2014. There will not be a performance on Thanksgiving, November 28, 2013.
Preview seats are $12; regular run tickets are $26 on Thursdays and Fridays; $30 on Saturdays and Sundays. Seniors and students receive $5 off. To order, visit www.seanachai.org or call 866-811-4111. Group discounts for eight or more are available at 773-878-3727.