Luck of the Irish
When an upwardly mobile African-American family wants to buy a house in an all-white neighborhood of 1950s Boston, they pay a struggling Irish family to act as their front. Fifty years later, the Irish family asks for "their" house back. Moving across the two eras, this intimate new play by University of Iowa Playwright's Workshop alumna, Kirsten Greenidge, explores the complex impact of racial integration in Boston and the universal longing for home.
Luck of the Irish is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
|Nessa Charles||Diviin Huff|
|Hannah Davis||Aneisa Hicks|
|Mr. Donovan||Kevin Burford|
|Joe Donovan||John Whitney|
|Mrs. Donovan||Sasha Hildebrand|
|Patty Ann Donovan||Lesley Geffinger|
|Lucy Taylor||Regina Morones|
|Rex Taylor||Morris Hill|
|Rich Davis||Ruben Lebron Villegas|
|Ensemble||Shane Nielsen*, Alice Doherty*|
|Assistant Director||Maritza Pineda*|
|Scenic Designer||R. Eric Stone***|
|Costume Designer||Melissa Gilbert|
|Lighting Designer||David Thayer|
|Assistant Lighting Designer||Alex Casillas|
|Sound Designer||Ray Ockenfels*|
|Dialect Director||Anne Marie Nest**|
|Stage Manager||Kathleen Hains|
|Assistant Stage Manager||Alisha Lemon*|
*Undergraduate student. UI Theatre is dedicated to providing hands-on theatre experience for both undergraduate and graduate students.
**Member of Actors’ Equity Association, The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
***Member of the United Scenic Artists, Local 829.