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IVP 2017 Ireland - The Virgin Father

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Tuesday April 18th – Ireland "The Virgin Father" Playwright: Jimmy McAleavey

Tuesday April 18th – Ireland "The Virgin Father" Playwright: Jimmy McAleavey

The Virgin Father

Country - Ireland

Playwright - Jimmy McAleavey

Director - Warner Crocker

Synopsis - “Surely you don’t think you failed him?’ Who, me? God’s chosen one? The holy stepfather? Of course I failed him. He’s dead, isn’t he?” Mary has disappeared. And now Joe is being hunted down. He urgently needs to understand what has happened to his family if he is to save himself….

Joe married the quiet girl in the village even though she was carrying someone else’s child. He failed to deal with her delusions about the pregnancy, and to keep the boy from joining a cult. But what could he have done in a land occupied by foreign forces who were targeting their son? Jimmy McAleavey’s superb monologue is a love story about the temptation to believe…

Eventbrite - Ireland - "Cyprus Avenue"