Translations takes place in the Irish country of Ballybeg, which Friel’s invented. In the show, clashing cultures and tragedies of miscommunication unfold.
The production is directed by Ian Rickson and includes both new company members and returning cast from the original mounting of the revival. Returning from the original mounting of this revival will be Dermot Crowley (Broadway's Translations), Ciarán Hinds (The Crucible), Seamus O'Hara (Game of Thrones), Judith Roddy (Derry Girls) and Rufus Wright (The Audience). New company members include Jack Bardoe (The Fastest Clock in the Universe), Liádan Dunlea (Mirror Mirror), Amy Molloy (Cyprus Avenue) and Julian Moore-Cook (24: Live Another Day).
The previews will begin on October 15th, 2019 and the show will officially open on October 21st, 2019. The limited engagement run will end December 18th, 2019.