Boann and the Well of Wisdom
Join us for a very special staged reading of "Boann and the Well of Wisdom" a new poetic play in 12 scenes by John Kearns.
Running time: 70 minutes.
Boann: Niamh Ryan
Nechtan, her father: Laurence Lowry
Based on the myth of Boann, the Irish goddess of poetic inspiration, "Boann and the Well of Wisdom" tells the story of a young woman who helps her father run the White Cow pub, which sits atop a forbidden well. Boann has always been an ideal daughter in her father's eyes. But as she matures, her curiosity and independent spirit come to the fore ...
"They who have always told
what to open
what to close
what to enter, and
what to avoid.
"So they have told me all my life
And so, all my life, have I listened
This is a FREE EVENT , all welcome.
Playwright John Kearns will be present .
In 2016 his play "Sons of Molly Maguire" received its Irish Premiere at Liberty Hall , followed by a number of performances at the Sean O'Casey Theatre . He is the Treasurer and a Salon Producer with Irish American Writers & Artists (IAW&A).
Niamh Ryan, award winning playwright and actress of "Eternal Youth," will read Boann.
Laurence Lowry of the Irish Repertory Theatre in NYC and the Abbey Theatre's recent production of Roddy Doyle's "Two Pints" will read Nechtain.
Sean O'Casey Theatre
Saint Mary's Road, East Wall, Dublin 3, County Dublin, Ireland