Troubles: Children of Belfast, The

This original production is based on the real-life struggle in Northern Ireland, and deals with the issue of civil rights. In the Protestant and Catholic ghettos of Belfast, men, women and children awaken from their night’s sleep with the acceptance that they will live (or die) today…they will feel hate, sorrow and confusion …for there is no true peace in Northern Ireland today. The play paints a powerful portrait of children in conflict.
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Description

Creators
Thomas W. Olson, playwright
Alan Shorter, composer

 

Details
57 pgs. 15 female, 16 male
Originally produced in CTC’s 87-88 season
Run Time: 90 minutes
Audience Recommendation: 9+
Synopsis
This original production is based on the real-life struggle in Northern Ireland, and deals with the issue of civil rights. In the Protestant and Catholic ghettos of Belfast, men, women and children awaken from their night’s sleep with the acceptance that they will live (or die) today…they will feel hate, sorrow and confusion …for there is no true peace in Northern Ireland today. The play paints a powerful portrait of children in conflict.

 

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Script Type

Perusal Script PDF, Written Score PDF

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