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National Theatre Company Award


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'By the Bog of Cats' by Marina Carr

By the Bog of Cats

by Marina Carr


Directed by Joseph McGrath
Music Direction by Jake Sorgen

January 7–24, 2016

Thursday–Saturday 7:30 P.M., Sunday 2:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M.matinees January 16 & 23

Discussion with the cast and director follows all performances

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The Rogue Theatre at The Historic Y
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Set on the bleak, ghostly landscape of the Bog of Cats
and loosely based on Euripides’ tragedy Medea,
this is the prophetic tale of Hester Swane, an Irish Traveller,
who attempts to come to terms with a lifetime of abandonment.


A Free Open Talk on
The Bog of Cats

Holly Griffith, Dramaturg      Holly Griffith, Dramaturg

with Dramaturg Holly Griffith and Director Joseph McGrath

Saturday, January 2, 2016
2:00–3:00 P.M. AND 3:30–4:30 P.M.
The Rogue Theatre
Free; reservations not required



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OUR 2015–2016 SEASON



Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

By the Bog of Cats

Miss Julie

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

by William Shakespeare
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead
by Tom Stoppard
in rotating repertory
October 15–November 22, 2015

By the Bog of Cats
by Marina Carr, January 7–24, 2016

Miss Julie
by August Strindberg
February 25–March 13, 2016

The Bridge of San Luis Rey
by Thornton Wilder, April 21–May 8, 2016


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John & Joyce Ambruster
Play-Reading Series

Elizabeth Rex by Timothy Findley

Over the course of an evening in 1601, Shakespeare and his theatrical troupe repair to a barn after a performance for Queen Elizabeth I the night before the execution of the Earl of Essex.

Directed by Christopher Johnson

Sunday September 27, 2015  2:00 P.M.

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Elizabeth Rex


War Boys

War Boys by Naomi Wallace

Set on the border between Mexico and the U.S., the play is a violent and beautifully written story about three young Texan men who have hired themselves out to catch "wetbacks" for $10 a head.

Directed by Matt Bowdren

Sunday January 31, 2016  2:00 P.M.

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Three Tall Women by Edward Albee

Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play explores the nature of memory, age, and mortality through three different generational perspectives.

Directed by Holly Griffith

Sunday March 20, 2016  2:00 P.M.

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Elizabeth Rex



Dutchman by LeRoi Jones

In this eerie yet politically charged drama, a white woman and a black man meet in a New York subway car. Their conversation turns dangerous as they negotiate the complex sexual and racial politics of 1960s America.

Directed by David Greenwood

Sunday May 15, 2016  2:00 P.M.

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Our Eleventh Season


Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
in rotating repertory
OctoberNovember 2015

Once again, The Rogue provides stimulation for the mind, the heart and the eye.

—John Heyl, Audience member


Matt Bowdren as Hamlet

Matt Bowdren as Hamlet


Patty Gallagher as Rosencrantz and Ryan Parker Knox as Guildenstern

Patty Gallagher as Rosencrantz and Ryan Parker Knox as Guildenstern

Photos by Tim Fuller



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