Drama double bill: The Delphi Dilemma, The Catcher in the Rye

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Two plays by An Grianán Youth Theatre

The Delphi Dilemma by Jonathan Caldicot

Directed by Nora Kavanagh

Running time: approx 45 minutes

Presented by the Intermediate Group

Set on the site of an archaeological dig in Greece, The Delphi Dilemma is about a school party who are on an educational trip. All goes smoothly, if a little competitively, until a schoolboy prank goes badly wrong.

J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye

Adapted for the stage by Murray Learmont. Additional scenes adapted by Fergal Lonergan.

Directed by Nora Kavanagh. Assistant director: Fergal Lonergan.

Presented by the Advanced Group

Running time: approx 60 minutes

NB: parental guidance recommended, contains some adult references

A classic coming of age story. Holden Caulfield recounts the days following his expulsion from Pencey Prep, a private school. After a fight with his roommate, Stradlater, Holden leaves school two days early to explore New York before returning home, interacting with teachers, prostitutes, nuns, an old girlfriend, and his sister along the way. J.D. Salinger’s classic The Catcher in the Rye illustrates a teenager’s dramatic struggle against death and growing up.

  • Category: Drama / Highlights
  • Date: Friday 7 April 2017
  • Time: 7pm
  • Tickets: €5
  • Age recommendation: parental guidance recommended. Contains some adult references.

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