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Irish Repertory Theatre (New York, NY)
132 West 22nd St.(between 6th & 7th Aves)

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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, DOUBT and More Set for Stone Soup Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Stone Soup Theatre opens its 2013-2014 season with the familiar and the new! (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Partners with the Fels Institute of Government to Present In Conversation with Mark Blyth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Lantern Theater Company and the Fels Institute of Government will partner to host political economist Mark Blyth for George Bernard Shaw - Theater, Economics, and Social Justice on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 6 p.m. on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Presented in conjunction with the Lantern's current production of Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession, Blyth will explore the play's economic themes in this one-hour program moderated by Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon; an audience Q&A will follow. Members of the press are invited to attend. Admission is free to the general public, but reservations are requested by visiting www.lanterntheater.org or by calling the Lantern Box Office at (215) 829-0395. (more...)

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES toFeature Coke, Harney & Stern, 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Experience the magic of an old time radio show, as Texas jazz musicians Alex Coke, Suzi Stern and Rich Harney bring Dylan Thomas' beloved holiday tale to life in Austin this December. Amidst the sounds of songs, toys, and improvised music, A Child's Christmas in Wales sparkles with surprises, inspired by the enchanting shortstory. The performance (and award winning CD) feature 4 new songs by pianist Harney and vocalist Stern with multi instrumentalist Coke employing a dazzling array of toys that ring, pop, whistle and sing, illuminating the original text in celebration of the season. An Austin holiday favorite since 2006, please join us for this year's family friendly matinee and only public performance. In true holiday spirit, A Child's Christmas in Wales gives the gift of wonder and mirth to music fans, families, and children of all ages. (more...)

Irish Rep's A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre announces that two-time Tony Award-winner John Cullum will join them for their annual holiday offering, this year a revival of Dylan Thomas's classic A Child's Christmas in Wales.  Adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore, A Child's Christmas in Wales will begin previews on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015.  The Opening Night is schedule for Tuesday, December 1st. The engagement will end on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016.  Tickets are now on sale through the Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Presents Holiday A Holiday Classic For Its 2016 Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey rings in the holiday season with a timeless production of A Child's Christmas in Wales, based on the classic story by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and adapted for the stage by Jeremy Brooks and Adrian Mitchell. The festive show is being revived for the first time since it last appeared on the STNJ stage in 2003, featuring Greg Jackson in the role of Dylan Thomas. Performances begin November 30 and run through January 1 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue in Madison. Tickets to this musical celebration can be purchased by calling the Box Office 973-408-5600 or online at ShakespeareNJ.org.   (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 11/29/2015
by BWW - Nov 29, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/29/2015 for Costa Mesa (more...)

John Cullum Stars in A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, Starting Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre welcomes two-time Tony Award-winner John Cullum for their annual holiday offering, this year a revival of Dylan Thomas's classic A Child's Christmas in Wales. Adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore, A Child's Christmas in Wales begins previews tonight, November 24th, 2015. (more...)

Irish Repertory Theatre's A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Sets New Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) proudly presents their annual holiday offering, this year a revival of Dylan Thomas's classic A Child's Christmas in Wales.  Adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore, A Child's Christmas in Wales features two-time Tony Award-winner John Cullum.   Performances begin Tuesday, November 24th, 2015.  The Press Opening is now Sunday, December 6th. The limited holiday engagement will end on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016.  Tickets are now on sale through the Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 11/22/2015
by BWW - Nov 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/22/2015 for Costa Mesa (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

For the upcoming holiday season, 4th Wall Theatre Company (formerly Stark Naked Theatre Company) brings love and laughter to Houston audiences with Shakespeare's beloved romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing.  Widely considered to be one of Shakespeare's best comedies, Much Ado is a delightfully hilarious and witty tale of love, friendship and intrigue.  Appropriate for all ages, this not-to-be-missed holiday treat opens on December 1st and runs through Christmas Eve. (more...)

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Opens Tonight at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with The Irish Repertory Theatre of New York's adaptation Dylan Thomas' iconic, A Child's Christmas in Wales. Directed by Aaron Cromie, the production began with previews on November 15th, opens tonight, November 17th, and continues through December 23rd. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for Gloucester Stage Company's upcoming holiday fundraiser featuring Chris Lydon and Lindsay Crouse!  (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, 12/5-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Furthering its commitment to the intimate exploration of the human spirit through storytelling, Lantern Theater Company continues its 20th anniversary season with a world premiere adaptation of Dylan Thomas' beloved poem A Child's Christmas in Wales. Co-created by Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon and Philadelphia interdisciplinary artist Sebastienne Mundheim, the devised performance integrates Mundheim's well-known puppet sculpture work with Thomas' evocative language. The production is family-friendly for children 8 years and older and runs December 5, 2013 - January 5, 2014. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

In the midst of another record-breaking year of sold out performances and extended runs, Lantern Theater Companyannounces the productions that will comprise its 20th anniversary season in 2013/14. The season will begin with the Philadelphia premiere of Jane Austen's Emma in an adaptation by Michael Bloom, directed by Lantern Associate Artistic Director Kathryn MacMillan. During the holidays, the Lantern will present a world premiere adaptation of Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales, a co-creation by Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon and Philadelphia creator/performer Sebastienne Mundheim. In the spring, Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon directs William Shakespeare's epic tragedy Julius Caesar. The season will close with the Philadelphia premiere of South African playwright Athol Fugard's newest play, The Train Driver. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Four-Week Extension of DONNYBROOK thru April 28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre announces a four-week extension of DONNYBROOK!-a musical based on the movie 'The Quiet Man,' with music and lyrics by Johnny Burke and book by Robert E. McEnroe-with Off-Broadway performances now set to run through April 28 on the company's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Charlotte Moore (2012 Callaway Award finalist for DANCING AT LUGHNASA) directs. (more...)

Blythe Danner, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Rebecca Luker and More Star in Actors Fund's Benefit Reading of OUR TOWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2013

Casting is complete for The Actors Fund's benefit reading of the American classic Our Town tonight, March 4, 2013 at 7:30 p .m. at The Gerald R. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). Tony Winners Blythe Danner, BD Wong and two-time Tony Award nominee S. Epatha Merkerson will share the role of the Stage Manager for this one night benefit. (more...)

FAITH HEALER to Conclude Waxlax Season at Riverside Theatre, 4/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Riverside Theatre presents the third and final production for this season's Waxlax Stage. The Award-winning Faith Healer will perform on the Waxlax Stage from April 4-14, 2013 and is presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers. (more...)

Classical Theatre Lab to Present A FAMILY AFFAIR, Begin. 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Classical Theatre Lab and the City of West Hollywood present A Family Affair by Alexander Ostrovsky, adapted from a translation by Geroge R. Noyes, directed by Mel Green. Causing an uproar when published in 1850, this broad and irreverent Russian comedy of manners centers around a greedy merchant, Bolshov, who makes a fraudulent bankruptcy application in order to finance the lavish lifestyle of his bourgeois husband-hunting daughter. When Bolshov's accomplices run off with his assets and his daughter, he descends into professional and psychological ruin and is jailed. Upon his release, Bolshov, a new man ready to walk the straight and narrow, finds that his selfish and cantankerous family has not changed one bit. (more...)

James Barbour, Jenny Powers to Lead Irish Rep's DONNYBROOK!, Beginning 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 25th Anniversary Season with DONNYBROOK! -a musical based on the movie 'The Quiet Man,' with music and lyrics by Johnny Burke and book by Robert E. McEnroe-with previews set to begin February 7, prior to its official Off-Broadway opening on Sunday, February 17 on the company's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Charlotte Moore (2012 Callaway Award finalist for DANCING AT LUGHNASA) directs. (more...)

S. Epatha Merkerson, BD Wong and Blythe Danner Join Actors Fund's Benefit Reading of OUR TOWN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Casting is complete for The Actors Fund's upcoming benefit reading of the American classic Our Town on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:30 p .m. at The Gerald R. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). Tony Winners Blythe Danner, BD Wong and two-time Tony Award nominee S. Epatha Merkerson will share the role of the Stage Manager for this one night benefit. (more...)

James Barbour, Jenny Powers to Lead Irish Rep's DONNYBROOK!, Beginning 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre continues its 25th Anniversary Season with DONNYBROOK! -a musical based on the movie 'The Quiet Man,' with music and lyrics by Johnny Burke and book by Robert E. McEnroe-with previews set to begin February 7, prior to its official Off-Broadway opening today, February 17 on the company's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Charlotte Moore (2012 Callaway Award finalist for DANCING AT LUGHNASA) directs. (more...)

DYNAMIC DUO, 5X TENN and More Set for Stone Soup Theatre's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Stone Soup Theatre announces its 2012-13 season, including nine comedy pieces in Dynamic Duo, A Child's Christmas in Wales, 5X Tenn, and more to be announced. See full details below. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - Dec 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 12/06/2015
by BWW - Dec 6, 2015

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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, DOUBT and More Set for Stone Soup Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Stone Soup Theatre opens its 2013-2014 season with the familiar and the new! (more...)

Academy Award Nominee Lindsay Crouse and Radio Personality Christopher Lydon Star in One Night Only Performance of A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Gloucester Stage proudly presents a one-night only benefit performance of Dylan Thomas' moving holiday classic, A Child's Christmas in Wales. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES at STNJ is a Theatrical Gem
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 5, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) welcomes the holiday season with a true theatrical gem, A Child's Christmas in Wales now through January 1st.The show features outstanding direction by Joseph Discher, musical direction by Robert Long and a stellar cast. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 12/29/2013
by BWW - Dec 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/29/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Norfolk in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

KPFK's ARTS IN REVIEW to Air 2015 Christmas Day Holiday Drama Special
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2015

KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, presents its annual one-hour Christmas Day Holiday Drama Special, highlighted by the radio dramatization, To All A Good Night ("The History of Santa Claus"), performed by the Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players, and the 12th annual concert presentation of Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales, featuring actor Al Alu. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 12/22/2013
by BWW - Dec 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/22/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

Richmond Shakespeare Presents A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES 11/29-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012

Richmond Shakespeare presents A Child's Christmas in Wales, a new adaptation of Dylan Thomas's beloved seasonal work, November 29 through December 23. Performances are 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday and 3pm today. Inspired by the Charlotte Moore version at the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York City, director Jan Powell and music director Andrew Hamm have teamed up to create a theatrical event to charm audiences of all ages. (more...)

KPFK's ARTS IN REVIEW to Air 2015 Christmas Day Holiday Drama Special
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, presents its annual one-hour Christmas Day Holiday Drama Special, highlighted by the radio dramatization, To All A Good Night ("The History of Santa Claus"), performed by the Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players, and the 12th annual concert presentation of Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales, featuring actor Al Alu. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AIRE Evokes a Colorful Celtic Christmas
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Dec 15, 2014

The American Irish Repertory Ensemble is bringing a colorful, lighthearted celebration of Christmas to the Studio Theatre at Portland Stage. The company presented staged versions of beloved Irish folktales, Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales and Susan and Tony Reilly's A Wren's Tale, told in song, verse, and in the Celtic dance of the StIllson School of Irish Dance troupe. The veteran actors and cast of charming children brought a warmth and naturalness to the 'feel-good' evening. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

Pontine Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE and A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, 12/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2012

Get into the spirit of the season with a new twist on two holiday classic! Pontine Theatre's Co-Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers perform their original two-person staging of A Child's Christmas in Wales, and its condensed version of It's A Wonderful Life. Performances are Fri 14 Dec @8, Sat 15 Dec @4 & @8, and Sun 16 Dec @2, at Pontine's West End Studio Theatre located at 959 Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 12/13/2015
by BWW - Dec 13, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/13/2015 for Costa Mesa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 12/13/2015
by BWW - Dec 13, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/13/2015 for Austin (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 11, 2015
by - Dec 11, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Production of A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Last presented here 13 years ago, many patrons have asked us to bring this musical celebration of the season back to our stage. Based on Thomas' classic story about his childhood holidays in Wales in the early 1900's, this beautiful piece about a time gone by rejoices in the simple joys of childhood, the spirit of goodness, the comfort of family, and the magic that music and the imagination bring to us all. (more...)

National Holiday Theater Announces Two Holiday Shows, Each Celebrating Three Favorite Seasonal Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

As its second entertainment, National Holiday Theater will present two readers' theater productions, each celebrating three favorite seasonal holidays. Performances will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, December 28 and 29, at the STARLITE ROOM, 1001 Cocoanut Ave. (corner of 10th Street) at 7:30pm. Tickets are available online at www.NationalHolidayTheatre.com for $17, with seating on a "first come, first seated" basis. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 12/01/2013
by BWW - Dec 1, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/01/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 12/01/2013
by BWW - Dec 1, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/01/2013 for Kansas City (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Upcoming Season: JULIUS CAESAR, EMMA and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

In the midst of another record-breaking year of sold out performances and extended runs, Lantern Theater Company announces the productions that will comprise its 20th anniversary season in 2013/14. The season will begin with the Philadelphia premiere of Jane Austen's Emma in an adaptation by Michael Bloom, directed by Lantern Associate Artistic Director Kathryn MacMillan. During the holidays, the Lantern will present a world premiere adaptation of Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales, a co-creation by Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon and Philadelphia creator/performer Sebastienne Mundheim. In the spring, Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon directs William Shakespeare's epic tragedy Julius Caesar. The season will also include a fourth play to be announced shortly. (more...)

Kate Burton, Tony Estrella, Joseph A. Chazan and Martha Douglas-Osmundson to Receive 2013 Pell Awards Honors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company announced today that three local Rhode Island residents will be receiving Pell Awards this year in addition to Kate Burton, who had previously been announced as the recipient of the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. The 17th annual Pell Awards will be held on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep with a reception to follow next door at the Providence Public Library. (more...)

FAITH HEALER Concludes Waxlax Season at Riverside Theatre, Now thru 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

Riverside Theatre presents the third and final production for this season's Waxlax Stage. The Award-winning Faith Healer will perform on the Waxlax Stage from tonight, April 4-14, 2013 and is presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Do Not Go Gentle and City Tech Theatreworks' DYLAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Do Not Go Gentle Productions, in collaboration with New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Theatreworks, presents a revival of Dylan, Sidney Michaels' 1964 play focusing on the final years of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' life. Directed by newly appointed Naked Angels Artistic Director Liz Carlson, Dylan performances are tonight, April 29 through May 11 at 7:30pm, in a limited engagement at the New York City College of Technology's Voorhees Theatre, located at 186 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn. The Press Opening is Tuesday, April 30 at 7:30pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

Tom Hanks to Host Irish Rep's SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre celebrates its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with SOMETHING WONDERFUL! THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, an evening celebrating classic Rodgers and Hammerstein hits performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars, for one night only, Monday, June 10 at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Shirley Jones, best known for her roles in 'Oklahoma!' and 'Carousel,' returns to Broadway in the gala evening, directed by Charlotte Moore and hosted by Tom Hanks. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Four-Week Extension of DONNYBROOK thru Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre announces a four-week extension of DONNYBROOK!-a musical based on the movie 'The Quiet Man,' with music and lyrics by Johnny Burke and book by Robert E. McEnroe-with Off-Broadway performances now set to run through April 28 on the company's Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Charlotte Moore (2012 Callaway Award finalist for DANCING AT LUGHNASA) directs. (more...)

Do Not Go Gentle Productions Opens DYLAN, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Do Not Go Gentle Productions, in collaboration with New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Theatreworks, presents a revival of Dylan, Sidney Michaels' 1964 play focusing on the final years of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' life. (more...)

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