sharon’s grave

‘Sharon’s Grave’

The “I” is for “Irish.” PICT Classic Theatre was originally named Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, and the company still schedules intriguing plays from Ireland that are steeped in that country’s lore but seldom seen in the U.S. Next up is Sharon’s Grave, a macabre tragicomedy for which playwright John B. Keane was evidently channeling his inner banshee. Set in a rural seacoast area, Sharon’s Grave features a death watch, a wake, a feud over the dead man’s land, and

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‘Sharon’s Grave’

Dinzie Conlee (James FitzGerald) on the back of his brother Jack ( J. Alex Noble) to get a better lo as to whether their uncle Donal Conlee ( John Henry Steelman) has died yet. Photo: Suellen Fitzsimmons.

The “I” is for “Irish.” PICT Classic Theatre was originally named Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, and the company still schedules intriguing plays from Ireland that are steeped in that country’s lore but seldom seen in the U.S. Next up is Sharon’s Grave,

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‘Sharon’s Grave’

The “I” is for “Irish.” PICT Classic Theatre was originally named Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, and the company still schedules intriguing plays from Ireland that are steeped in that country’s lore but seldom seen in the U.S. Next up is Sharon’s Grave, a macabre tragicomedy for which playwright John B. Keane was evidently channeling his inner banshee. Set in a rural seacoast area, Sharon’s Grave features a death watch, a wake, a feud over the dead man’s land, and

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