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Dubliners: A Quartet – A Work in Progress

Dubliners: A Quartet

Originally Aired: Thursday, October 22, 2020

Award-winning playwright, Arthur Yorinks

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Dubliners: A Quartet, a newly commissioned audio play written by award-winning playwright Arthur Yorinks on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s short story collection, Dubliners.

“There is a connective tissue between all of Joyce’s Dubliners stories, and the poetic echoes in the four I’ve chosen recall a suite in four movements,” says Yorinks, who is also co-directing. “Music is an indelible part of Irish culture and it naturally runs through these stories like threads in a tapestry.

Watch as Yorinks; co-director Jim Simpson, artistic director of The Flea Theater; and musical director Edward Barnes, producing director of The Collegiate Chorale, discuss Joyce’s works and the audio play in progress.

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