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Molly Sweeney

By Brian Friel
Directed by Peter DeLaurier


"A deeply moving meditation on hope, change, and despair." –The New York Times

In this New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning play, Molly Sweeney leads a full and productive life as a woman with blindness. But her husband Frank can never leave well enough alone. His insistence that she undergo a risky surgery to restore her sight has powerful and unintended consequences. Inspired by Oliver Sacks' essay To See and Not See, legendary Irish playwright Brian Friel tells this gentle tale from the shifting perspectives of Molly, Frank, and the surgeon who values his skills above his patients.

This live performance was filmed at St. Stephen's Theater in Center City Philadelphia in fall 2020, with strict adherence to all CDC, state, and local health and safety guidelines.

We will stream this newly filmed production of MOLLY SWEENEY so you can watch from the safety, comfort, and convenience of home – on your desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone, or select smart TVs. After completing your ticket purchase, you will receive an email confirmation with access instructions and your private ticket access link. Our Virtual Box Office will be open for extended hours throughout the streaming period to provide assistance.


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Jan 22 - Mar 7, 2021
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