Dramatic Recital Tells Story of Great Irish Famine

October 14, 2011


BUFFALO, NY – Canisius College presents Hunger: A Dramatic Recital onTuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center

Hunger tells the story of the Great Irish Famine (1845-1850) through the voices of those who experienced it. With songs and poems, speeches and oral memories, the piece immerses the audience in the unspeakable landscape of this historic catastrophe. Hunger is devised and directed by Eamon Grennan, and performed by Tegolin Knowland and Seán Coyne. 

The performance of Hunger is made possible with the support of the Hassett Endowment. For more information, contact Mick Cochrane, PhD, professor of English and Lowery Writer-in-Residence, at 716-888-2662.

Canisius College is one of 28 Catholic Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring, faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.