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That said, this work is also a ‘nativity play’ of sorts that begins to examine issues of eviction, homelessness, sanctuary, generosity and communal sharing. Most significant is the way that the play’s dramaturgy takes the work outside a simple mimetic frame and into a black hole of time. Contextualization and collateral damages During those Celtic Tiger years, a changing and growing economy prompted vast shifts in Ireland’s material conditions and social fabric and led to revised identity formations, as relatively liberal, if reactionary, and secularist socio-political and cultural agendas were given increasing 33 34 Conor McPherson’s The Night Alive prominence.

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