Films like this are why I go to festivals. There is truly nothing else quite like it.
There are some 400 million native English-language speakers in the world and about 6 million of them live on the island of Ireland, but the Emerald Isle seems to have produced much more than its share of great writers and playwrights. This season saw six companies collaborate in a Philadelphia Irish Theatre Festival featuring eight works of contemporary Irish theatre. For one week only, BRAT Productions is getting in on the act with LAST CALL, a series of short Irish bar tales read one-a-day at Fergie’s Pub in Center City Philadelphia.