Irish Arts & Entertainment November 2019

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Odyssey Theatr e Ensemble & US Pr emier The Odyssey Theatr e Ensemble, Fishamble & Geor ganne Aldr ich Heller pr esent BEFORE with Pat Kinevane Inside Cleary?s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts for good, Pontius is trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter; he hasn?t seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour. This father ?s journey is both beautiful and strange, from the isolation of his Midlands home, to the madness of O?Connell Street. Some folk are impossible to buy for?

Written and performed by Pat Kin evan e Directed by Jim Cu llet on Original music composed by Den is Cloh essy and played by Th e RTE Con cer t Or ch est r a Choreography by Em m a O?Kan e

Now, well known t o LA and Irish Communit y t heat re audiences t hanks t o his numerous plays at t he Odyssey; t his year marks t he 30t h. Anniversary for Pat Kinavern working in t heat re as an acclaimed professional st age act or!

In August of t his year, renowned act or and playwright Pat Kinevane was awarded a highly covet ed Herald Archangel Award for his ?sust ained and excellent cont ribut ion?t o Edinburgh Fest ival Fringe. The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble Sepulvede Blvd West Los Angeles www.odysseytheatre.com