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January 20, 2023

Hiraeth – New Play Reading at Wilton Playshop

Graphic for Wilton Playshop's reading of a New Play, Hireath by E. Kyle Minor
Play Reading Series
January 29, 2023, at 2:00pm
Wilton Playshop
15 Lovers Lane
Wilton, CT 06897

Hiraeth

Join us for the first reading of a new play by E. Kyle Minor.
**Admission is free, but registration is required: https://tinyurl.com/mrxrn2ye
Please stay for a reception after the reading
and a discussion with the playwright.

SYNOPSiS

Hiraeth, (“here-eyeth” – roll the “r”) a Welsh word describing deep longing for one’s home, finds Tommy chatting with Sara over coffee in her kitchen in Silvermine, Connecticut. The house is also where Tommy grew up and has not visited in over 30 years. Sara, who with her husband and two young children now own the house, peppers Tommy with questions about the property’s curiosities while updating him with the neighborhood today.

Tommy’s visit unwittingly churns up unresolved terrors that draw him helplesslyn to his past. Too ill-equipped to manage his battle between then and now, Tommy’s trauma proves too all-consuming for Tommy to reverse his journey to the past. Hiraeth is a play about loss.

CAST

E. Kyle Minor (Playwright/Tommy)
Jennifer Sokira (Sara)
Aaron Kaplan (Quentin, Eddie and Jack)
Dandy Barrett (Stage Directions/Caitlin, Terry)
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