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LOVE SONG

Romney Stanton (Molly) and Ford Sarhan (Beane)  in LOVE SONG at the Tap Gallery
Romney Stanton (Molly) and Ford Sarhan (Beane) in LOVE SONG at the Tap Gallery

Wherever and however you can find some love, some magic, in this difficult life, take it with open arms. That is the message that comes across in John Kolvenbach’s play, a  love song with a bittersweet melody.

In LOVE SONG, Joan and Harry are a struggling young couple, trying to make ends meet. There is little joy or spontaneity in their life together. Joan also takes on the added responsibility of looking after, and being a carer, for her younger, very wayward brother, Beane. The suitably named Beane walks around in life as if he in a bad dream,  living a bare, hand to mouth existence. And then, one day he meets a woman and his whole life changes, and these changes flow on to his sister….

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