How to Be a Man In West Belfast

How to Be a Man in West Belfast, written by Benjamin Firke ’12, directed by Justin Wayne ’12, and produced by Second Stage, opens this week.

How to Be a Man In West BelfastIt’s the story of Liam McLaughlin, a brilliant but awkward teenager growing up on the war-torn streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland in the mid-90s. Liam must choose between becoming a hired gun for the Irish Republican Army like his older brother Michael or carving a bold new path with his skills as a computer programmer at the dawn of the Internet age. Will Liam escape from a life of terrorism and prosper? Or will he be dragged down by Michael, who is hellbent on turning his little brother into a “man”?

The show is free, but space is limited, so get there early.

Dates: Thursday, April 2 – Saturday, April 4
Time: 8:00 PM
Place: WestCo Café

Date: Saturday, April 4
Time: 2:00 PM

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