Irish Rep presents an evening of three classic Irish plays, 'The Pot of Broth,' by William Butler Yeats and Lady Augusta Gregory,
'The Rising of the Moon,' by Lady Gregory, and 'Riders to the Sea,' by John Millington Synge.
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A simple policeman looks into his heart and turns himself into a wide-eyed folk hero. A hungry trickster makes a hearty meal of a stone and a song. A poignant tale is told of a solitary man washed up by the sea on the faraway coast of Donegal. With their romantic views of the past, these three plays are full of politics, wild humor, unique displays of language, and finally, deep tragedy.