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International Friel Festival 20 – 31 August 2015

The 1st Lughnasa International Friel Festival will run from 20 – 31 August 2015.

The new annual festival will celebrate playwright Brian Friel and is uniquely taking place in Belfast and Donegal, the two parts of Ireland where Mr Friel has lived his life.

At the heart of the festival programme will be a signature production of one of Brian Friel’s key plays, Dancing at Lughnasa, produced by the Lyric Theatre, from 26 August – 27 September and directed by Annabelle Comyn.

Other highlights include rehearsed readings, talks, music, dance, food and kites.

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