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A Terrible Beauty is Born: An Evening of New Irish Literature

Back in 1983 two middle-aged brothers named Frank and Malachy McCourt hit Chicago with A Couple of Blaguards, their boozy barroom revue of stories and songs about growing up in–and escaping from–the rainy Irish coastal city of Limerick. A surprise hit at the now-defunct CrossCurrents cabaret, Blaguards stretched a two-week booking into an eight-month run, […]