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Red Octopus Theater to present ‘The Seafarer’

Posted: Friday, Oct 5th, 2012


Scott Branchfield, Rich Hicks and Craig Currier are pictured in rehearsal for “The Seafarer.” It takes a stark and comical look into a Christmas Eve poker game played among five working class Irishmen. (Courtesy photo)


Red Octopus Theatre, bringing local theatrical talent together for more than 30 years, will present “The Seafarer,” Conor McPherson’s award-winning 2007 play, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. It takes a stark and comical look into a Christmas Eve poker game played among five working class Irishmen.

The play was inspired by the ancient poem, “The Seafarer,” which symbolizes the solitary man’s journey into the vast alone. As in the poem, the characters in the play seek meaning through life’s unexpected paths in the uncertain world.

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