Comes a Faery: The Break-Away Readings Act IV

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The Break-Away Project presented a staged reading of ‘Comes a Faery’ by James McLindon.

The Play

“A single mother deployed overseas in an endless war. Her little girl left with a less-than-willing aunt. A cantankerous Irish fairy who may or may not have escaped from a favorite storybook. Has he come to keep the lonely child company … or steal her soul?”

Cast:
Silvia Napoleoni as Siobhan
Michael Heavey as Seaneen
Susan Barrett as Katie
Craig White as Raphael
Helena Byrne as Dr Neery

Directed by Helena Byrne
Production Assistant Karen Davidson Perrins

James McLindon’s play ‘Comes a Faery’ was developed at the 2010 Eugene O’ Neill National Playwright’s Conference, Sean Daniel’s Directing. It was a finalist for the 2012 Humana Festival.

Find out more about James McLindon

The reading was performed on Sunday 30th September in Centre for Creative Practices, 15 Pembroke St Lower, Dublin 2.

Photography by Dalkey Photos.