Irish temperament

The strong colors Tina McHugh found on the Aran Islands inspired the lighting designer's work on Shadows, the Royal Shakespeare Company production of three Irish one-acts directed by John Crowley. Performed in traverse in The Other Place at Stratford-upon-Avon in February, the plays Riders to the Sea and In the Shadow of the Glen by J.M. Synge, and William Butler Yeats' Purgatory are united by a concern with death.

Riders and Glen are set inside a rural Irish cottage, for which Angela

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