Photo Coverage: FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) Plays Symphony Space

After opening to rave reviews in Dublin, Ireland, FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) is making its American debut. Written by Jeff Strange and Jimmy Kelly, two Albany, NY musicians well known on the Irish Music scene, the show has been in development for the past eight years.

A true labor of love from both sides of the Atlantic, FIND YOUR WAY HOME is set in post-famine and pre-uprising Ireland and follows an Irish family as they encounter unexpected tragedies and joys in the face of economic hardship The play features 17 original songs, many of them in the Irish idiom. "But there are scenes where it comes to America," Kelly said. "There are Appalachian influences, blues influences, and American pop musical influences."

The play is directed by well-known director Christine Scarry, Artistic Director of the Red Alchemy Theatre Company in Dublin; and the musical direction is provided by David Hayes of the TV franchise, "The Voice of Ireland." This impressive group also includes cast member Alexandria Sharpe, who recorded and performed internationally with the Billboard chart topping group, Celtic Woman.

A portion of the proceeds for this performance will benefit Hope House Ministries.

FIND YOUR WAY HOME took place on July 25th at Symphony Space. And Broadwayworld.com was there.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

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Photo Coverage: FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) Plays Symphony Space
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Andrew Holden and Alex Sharpe

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Kevin Fagan and Elaine O'Hara

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Andrew Holden and cast members-Alex Sharpe, Kevin Fagan, Sarah Gannon, Adam O'Brien, Brian Tuohy, Grace Collender, Elaine O'Hara, Julie Power, Michael Hayes, Aileen Donahoe, Jim France, Derek Collins, David Doyle, Patrick Kelliher, Eoin Gleeson, Colm Lombard, Michael Joseph O'Brien, Brody Landy, Donna Roche, Phoebe Dipple, Sinead O'Donovan and Jessica Hayes

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Alex Sharpe and Grace Collender

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Sarah Gannon, Grace Collender, Kevin Fagan and Alex Sharpe

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cast members-Alex Sharpe, Andrew Holden, Kevin Fagan, Sarah Gannon, Adam O'Brien, Brian Tuohy, Grace Collender, Elaine O'Hara, Julie Power, Michael Hayes, Aileen Donahoe, Jim France, Derek Collins, David Doyle, Patrick Kelliher, Eoin Gleeson, Colm Lombard, Michael Joseph O'Brien, Brody Landy, Donna Roche, Phoebe Dipple, Sinead O'Donovan and Jessica Hayes

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Sarah Gannon, Grace Collender, Kevin Fagan, Alex Sharpe and Andrew Holden

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Sarah Gannon, Grace Collender, Elaine O'Hara, Kevin Fagan and Alex Sharp

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Alex Sharpe and Andrew Holden

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Andrew Holden

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Sarah Gannon and Alex Sharpe

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cast members-Alex Sharpe, Kevin Fagan, Sarah Gannon, Adam O'Brien, Brian Tuohy, Grace Collender, Elaine O'Hara, Julie Power, Michael Hayes, Aileen Donahoe, Jim France, Derek Collins, David Doyle, Patrick Kelliher, Eoin Gleeson, Colm Lombard, Michael Joseph O'Brien, Brody Landy, Donna Roche, Phoebe Dipple, Sinead O'Donovan and Jessica Hayes

Photo Coverage: FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) Plays Symphony Space
Andrew Holden and cast cast members-Alex Sharpe, Kevin Fagan, Sarah Gannon, Adam O'Brien, Brian Tuohy, Grace Collender, Elaine O'Hara, Julie Power, Michael Hayes, Aileen Donahoe, Jim France, Derek Collins, David Doyle, Patrick Kelliher, Eoin Gleeson, Colm Lombard, Michael Joseph O'Brien, Brody Landy, Donna Roche, Phoebe Dipple, Sinead O'Donovan and Jessica Hayes

Photo Coverage: FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) Plays Symphony Space
cast members-Alex Sharpe, Kevin Fagan, Sarah Gannon, Adam O'Brien, Brian Tuohy, Grace Collender, Elaine O'Hara, Julie Power, Michael Hayes, Aileen Donahoe, Jim France, Derek Collins, David Doyle, Patrick Kelliher, Eoin Gleeson, Colm Lombard, Michael Joseph O'Brien, Brody Landy, Donna Roche, Phoebe Dipple, Sinead O'Donovan and Jessica Hayes

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Alex Sharpe, Elaine O'Hara, Michael Hayes, Grace Collender, Sarah Gannon, Aileen Donohoe and Phoebe Dipple

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Alex Sharpe, Elaine O'Hara, Michael Hayes and Grace Collender

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Michael Hayes, Michael Joseph O'Brien and Patrick Kelliher

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Michael Joseph O'Brien, Colm Lombard and Eoin Gleeson

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Brian Tuohy and Eoin Gleeson

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Michael Hayes and Julie Power

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Jim France and Julie Power

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David Doyle, Brian Tuohy, Colm Lombard and Eoin Gleeson

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Joseph Kelliher, Michael Joseph O'Brien, David Doyle, Colm Lombard and Eoin Gleeson

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Sarah Gannon, Julie Power, Adam O'Brien, Alex Sharpe, Andrew Holden, Grace Collender and Elaine O'Hara

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Derek Collins Donna Roche, Jessica Hayes, Patrick Kelliher and Aileen Donohoe

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Grace Collender, Kevin Fagan and Elaine O'Hara

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Alex Sharpe, Andrew Holden ad Grace Collender

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David Hayes (Music Director), Jimmy Kelly and Denice Doyle

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Book, Music and Lyrics by Jimmy Kelly and Jeff Strange

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Phoebe Dipple, Jim Frances and Julie Power

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Jimmy Kelly and Jeff Strange

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Jimmy Kelly and Jeff Strange

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Larry Kirwan and Tom Marlow

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Larry Kirwan

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Larry Kirwan, Anita Daly and Tom Marlow

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Ciaran O'Reilly and Larry Kirwan

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Father Frank Pizarelli

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Joanie Madden and Donny Golden

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Larry Kirwan and Jimmy Kelly

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Larry Kirwan, Jimmy Kelly and Tom Marlow

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Jimmy Kelly, Joanie Madden, Jeff Strange and Donny Golden

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Jimmy Kelly and Jeff Strange

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Jimmy Kelly, Anita Daly and Jeff Strange

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Jeff Strane, Jimmy Kelly with the cast Andrew Holden, Alex Sharpe, Kevin Fagan, Sarah Gannon, Adam O'Brien, Brian Tuohy, Grace Collender, Elaine O'Hara, Julie Power, Michael Hayes, Aileen Donahoe, Jim France, Derek Collins, David Doyle, Patrick Kelliher, Eoin Gleeson, Colm Lombard, Michael Joseph O'Brien, Brody Landy, Donna Roche, Phoebe Dipple, Sinead O'Donovan and Jessica Hayes

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Jeff Strange, Andrew Holden and Jimmy Kelly

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Jeff Strange, Alex Sharpe, Andrew Holden and Jimmy Kelly

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Jeff Strange, Alex Sharpe, Andrew Holden, Jimmy Kelly and David Hayes

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Jeff Strange, Eileen Ivers and Jimmy Kelly


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