Florida Weir Will Star Frank Converse, Declan Mooney and More

News   Florida Weir Will Star Frank Converse, Declan Mooney and More Frank Converse, Dennis Creaghan, Karl Hanover, Lena Kaminsky and Declan Mooney will conjure Conor McPherson's The Weir, Feb. 18-April 5 for Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, FL.

The Olivier Award-winning play abut ghost stories swapped at an Irish pub opens Feb. 20. J. Barry Lewis directs.

"In rural Ireland," according to production notes, "local men swap spook stories in an attempt to impress a young woman who recently moved into a nearby 'haunted' house. The tables are soon turned when she tells a tale of her own and an innocent evening soon becomes a night of personal revelation."

The production team includes scenic designer Michael Amico, costume designer Brian O'Keefe and lighting designer Joseph P. Oshry.

The Weir premiered in London in 1997. After a successful run in the West End, it opened at The Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim.

Conor McPherson won the Laurence Olivier Award in 1999 for The Weir. The Irish McPherson's work includes The Good Thief, Port Authority, Shining City and The Seafarer. For ticket information contact the box office at (561) 514-4042 or visit www.palmbeachdramaworks.org.

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