Sept – Oct – The Weir – Flatwater Shakespeare COMPANY


The power of stories to build community meets the great Irish tradition of the bar-room tale in “The Weir,” Conor McPherson’s brilliant play about loss, the paranormal, and the consolations of connection. In the setting of a small rural pub in the northwest of Ireland, the regulars and their host fall into swapping ghost stories, the sort of local legends and anecdotes that over the years get stretched in the telling. But this evening is different from an average night at the pub, because a new visitor has arrived, with a story of her own, and it may just change everything.Performances run 90 minutes, with no intermission, and include strong language and adult themes. The show is recommended for mature audiences only.

This fall, the Flatwater Shakespeare Company digs deep into mystery with a two-week run of “The Weir.” Performances are Thursdays through Sundays, September 28 to October 1, and October 4-8, with all shows beginning 7 p.m. in the open-air theater of The Stables at Wyuka, 3600 “O” Street in Lincoln.

Source: Flatwater Shakespeare COMPANY

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