A brand new translation of an acclaimed play about war between two generations will excursion Wales subsequent spring.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, running in partnership with Cwmni’r Frân Wen and Galeri Caernarfon, will level Meic Povey’s translation of Gary Owen’s play Mrs Reynolds and the Ruffian
The play tells the tale of Mrs Reynolds’ lovingly tended lawn being vandalised, Jay, the responsible and bothered adolescence, is shipped again through the government to lend a hand her repair it.
Two generations locked in fight; little previous Mrs Reynolds together with her conventional values and “great little lifestyles” as opposed to the textbook hoodie hard recognize however providing little in go back.
Simply as they suspect they have got the measure of one another, one thing is published and they’re each surprised through what they in finding out.
Mrs Reynolds a’r Cena Bach can be directed via Ffion Haf Jones with BAFTA Cymru winner Siw Hughes within the name position and Siôn Emyr (Rownd a Rownd) enjoying the position of the ‘ruffian’, Jay.
Finishing the forged are Leah Gaffey, Rhian Inexperienced and Iwan Fôn. The manufacturing will open at Galeri, Caernarfon on April 13 ahead of traveling Wales right through April and Would possibly.
Writer Gary Owen stated: “I’m so thankful to Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru for bringing Mrs Reynolds house. I couldn’t consider an writer as gifted as Meic Povey used to be in a position to translate my paintings, and it’s been an actual excitement to re-visit my characters, they all who now talk with new voices, because of Meic.
“I can even’t wait to peer Siw Hughes’s efficiency, an actress I’ve admired for years.”
Meic Povey added: “Gary Owen is a massively famend playwright as his successes turn out, each right here in Wales and extra afield.
“It used to be a perfect excitement to be given the chance to translate Mrs Reynolds and the Ruffian into Welsh, and position it in a Welsh context.
“This can be a play concerning the chasm between the previous and the younger, about betrayal and forgiveness – and after all perhaps, about love.
“I’m sure that Welsh audiences could have the similar pleasure seeing it carried out as I had running on it.”
Arwel Gruffydd, Creative Director of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru stated he were a really perfect admirer of Gary Owen’s paintings for years.
“He’s risen as certainly one of our primary playwrights, and his paintings has had nice good fortune at theatres such because the Royal Courtroom and the Nationwide Theatre.
“It’s a privilege to convey two of our primary writers to paintings in combination in this, with Meic Povey being one among Wales’s maximum well known and revered authors.
“And we’ve got a robust forged, being led through the extraordinarily gifted Siw Hughes. It’s a excitement to welcome her again to paintings with us.
“However that is the primary time for almost all of the forged to paintings with the corporate and it’s a excitement for us to paintings with new actors each and every time.”
After performances at Galeri Caernarfon on April 13-15 the play visits Cardiff, Neath, Carmarthen ahead of returning north to the Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Would possibly three – four; Theatr Alaw, Bodedern on Would possibly 6; Theatr Clwyd, Mould on Would possibly 10-11 and Theatr Hafren, Newtown on Would possibly 13. Tickets don’t seem to be but on sale.
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