How to Keep an Alien

by Sonya Kelly
Directed by Gemma Whelan~

Apr 12 – May 5, 2019

Irish Sonya and Australian Kate meet and fall in love, while working on a Russian play with English accents in an Irish castle. Together, they embark on a global odyssey to prove that they have a right to live together in Ireland. How to Keep an Alien is a tender and hilarious story attesting to the perils and obstacles of emigration, and the transformation that Irish society has undergone in recent times. This is a story about falling in love and proving it to the government.

Season sponsor: Ronni Lacroute

7:30pm Opening night
7:30pm
2pm
Conference
  • Running time: 90 minutes with no intermission.

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CAST

Sara Hennessy*
SONYA
Amy Katrina Bryan
AS HERSELF, THE STAGE MANAGER

CREATIVE TEAM AND CREW

Gemma Whelan~
DIRECTOR
Samie Pfeifer
SCENIC DESIGN
Summer Olsson
COSTUME DESIGN
Zack Ward
LIGHTING DESIGN
Andrew Bray
SOUND DESIGN
Amy Katrina Bryan
STAGE MANAGER

*

Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, appearing under a Special Appearance Contract.

The Director is a member of the STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY, a national theatrical labor union.