The Catholic versus Protestant conflict in Northern Ireland, the "Troubles" as they're called, has provided the occasion for several powerful films, including "Michael Collins" and "In the Name of the Father." Director Yann Demange's feature debut, "'71," joins that esteemed group. With nonstop tension, it probes the Belfast community of IRA members, fighting the Brits as well as among themselves.
Once upon a Sunday morning, two friends met at a Soulard bar to play for a few drinks. In time, that meeting turned into Boss Hall, a band like no other in St. Louis.
The West End Players Guild tag line is “big theatre in a small space”. They are true to their word with this excellent production of The Seafarer - a powerful, darkly funny journey into the language-rich world of Irish playwright Conor McPherson’s native Dublin.