Quotes by Brian Friel

About Brian Friel:

Brian Friel is an Irish dramatist, author and director of the Field Day Theatre Company. He is considered to be one of the greatest living English-language dramatists, hailed by the English-speaking world as an "Irish Chekhov" and "the universally accented voice of Ireland". Friel is best known for plays such as Philadelphia, Here I Come! and Dancing at Lughnasa but has written more than thirty plays in a six-decade spanning career that has seen him elected Saoi of Aosdána. His plays have been a regular feature on Broadway throughout this time.

Author Bio

  • NameBrian Friel
  • DescriptionIrish dramatist, author and theatre director
  • BornJanuary 9, 1929
  • CountryUnited Kingdom; Ireland
  • ProfessionWriter; Playwright; Theatre Director; Politician