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Photos: Inside the Origin Theatre Company Closing Ceremony of ORIGIN 1ST IRISH 2023

Origin Theatre Company presented the Closing Ceremony of Origin 1st Irish 2023, at the Irish Arts Center, 726 11th Avenue, on Monday January 30.  Go inside the ceremony in new photos.
1st Irish 2022 Gives Out SPIRIT OF THE FESTIVAL Awards

Originally scheduled to run from Sun Jan 9 to Mon Jan 31, the hybrid virtual and in-person Festival was extended by several days to accommodate the world premiere of John Kearns’ “Boann and the Well of Wisdom,” which was forced to reschedule its run at Ryan’s Daughter due to COVID-related developments.
2021 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Wraps Up Three Weeks Of Virtual Events

The 13th annual Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival wrapped up its first all-virtual edition last week with a closing ceremony attended by audience members from both sides of the Atlantic.  This year the world's only festival devoted to producing and presenting the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, hosted a total of 20 virtual events, in three weeks from January 11 to 31. 
Maria Deasy Elected President Of Irish American Writers & Artists

Irish American Writers and Artists, Inc. (IAW&A) announces its 2020 Board, electing Maria Deasy as President and Brendan Costello Jr. as Vice President. Sean O'Dowd will join the Board as Treasurer, while Karen Daly will resume her role as Secretary.
THE 8TH Wins Best Production In 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Awards

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??a?oeThe 8tha?? made sure its one win (out of seven nominations) counted as it nabbed Best Production at the 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Awards at Rosie O'Grady's in Times Square tonight. The world premiere of Seanie Sugrue's comedy-drama about a family's tensions around Ireland's recent epic referendum to overturn the 8th Amendment outlawing abortion, ran for 13 performances at The Secret Theatre in Queens and was produced locally by Locked in the Attic Productions, with Five OHM Productions.
2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Nominations Have Been Announced

Productions and plays from Ireland face off against several homegrown New York productions as the 12th annual Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival hands out its awards at a closing night ceremony at Rosie O'Grady's Manhattan Club, 800 Seventh Avenue, on Monday February 3 at 6:30pm.
2019 Origin 1st Irish Award Winners Announced

The crowd-pleasing rugby play "Alone It Stands" scored Best Production at the 2019 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival's closing night festivities at The Manhattan Club at Rosie O'Grady's in Times Square tonight. The locally produced American premiere of "Alone It Stands," a play with an illustrious production history in Ireland, The West End and elsewhere, was nominated in four categories, and played at 59E59 Theaters. Two critically acclaimed productions imported from Ireland -- "On Blueberry Hill" (at 59E59 Theaters through February 3) and "The Morning After the Life Before" which played at the cell - also had big wins, with "On Blueberry Hill" (produced by Fishamble: The New Play Co in Dublin) earning Best Actor for Niall Buggy and Best Design; and "The Morning After the Life Before" (produced by Dublin's Guna Nua Theatre) winning Best Actress for Lucia Smyth, and Best Director for Paul Meade.
Origin's 1st Irish Gives Out Awards in New York Last Night

Origin's 1st Irish 2018, the world's only theatre festival dedicated to showcasing the work of contemporary Irish playwrights, handed out its Best of Festival Awards at closing night festivities at Rosie O'Grady's in Times Square last night. The awards were very evenly distributed among the seven productions in competition from Ireland and the US, but the life of the party was Isobel Mahon's comedy "Party Face," which picked up awards for Best Actress (its star Hayley Mills) and for Best Production. Produced by Robert Driemeyer, Morgan Sills and Jan Warner, the Irish hit's US premiere plays at City Center through April 8. Its New York-based cast includes Klea Blackhurst, Gina Costigan, Brenda Meaney and Allison Jean White.
Ground UP to Present BELL, BOOK & CANDLE at Gene Frankel Theatre, 10/11-26

Ground UP Productions proudly presents John Van Druten's classic play Bell, Book & Candle, directed by Phil Ruvelas. Bell, Book & Candleruns from October 11 - 26, 2013 in a limited engagement at the Gene Frankel Theatre, located at 24 Bond Street between Lafayette & Bowery in New York City.
Art Party Presents HOW THE SALTS GOT DOWN, 10/25-11/17

art party (Mary Birnbaum, Artistic Director) announced today that their latest theatrical experience How the Salts Got Down: A Family History in Parties will play a limited seven-performance engagement beginning tonight at Hartley House (416 West 46th Street).
Spleen Theatre's ANNA CHRISTIE Plays Barge on Hudson River, Now thru 9/23

Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer-Prize winning Anna Christie, a timeless story of longing and redemption that unfolds on O'Neill's fictional "Simeon Winthrop" coal barge, will perform aboard the century-old Lehigh Valley Barge #79, docked in historic Red Hook along Brooklyn's Hudson River, beginning tonight, September 8, presented by Spleen Theatre. The production is directed by Laura Tesman.
Spleen Theatre's ANNA CHRISTIE to Play Barge on Hudson River, 9/8-23

Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer-Prize winning Anna Christie, a timeless story of longing and redemption that unfolds on O'Neill's fictional "Simeon Winthrop" coal barge, will perform aboard the century-old Lehigh Valley Barge #79, docked in historic Red Hook along Brooklyn's Hudson River, beginning September 8 (preview September 7), presented by Spleen Theatre. The production is directed by Laura Tesman.
Mint Theater's TEMPORAL POWERS Closes 10/2

Mint Theater's productin of Temporal Powers will close on October 2nd at the Mint's home in the heart of the theater district, 311 West 43rd Street. Ben Brantley, in The New York Times Arts & Leisure (August 21st) hailed the Mint as the 'resurrectionist extraordinaire of forgotten plays.'
Review - Temporal Powers

There would be far fewer complaints about having too many revivals on Broadway if they were all done the way the Mint Theater Company does them.  Under artistic director Jonathan Banks, each piece mounted in their intimate space has an interesting story behind it, usually that of a forgotten playwright or a rarely-produced piece by someone few associate with writing plays.  Their productions define the most positive aspects of museum-quality theatre, with visuals and interpretations that take you back to the time when the play was contemporary, rather than dressing the play in a manner that forces it to relate to contemporary times.
Benton, Carlin, Carricart et al. Lead TEMPORAL POWERS at Mint Theater, Opens 8/29

The Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winning Mint Theater Company re-introduced Teresa Deevy to the world in the summer of 2010 with the production of her brilliant play Wife To James Whelan. Mint's Deevy Project continues with Temporal Powers, opening August 29th and continuing through September 25th at the Mint's home in the heart of the theater district, 311 West 43rd Street.
Mint Theater Extends TEMPORAL POWERS Thru 10/2

Mint Theater today announced that Temporal Powers will extend through October 2nd at the Mint's home in the heart of the theater district, 311 West 43rd Street.
Photo Flash: Mint Theater's TEMPORAL POWERS

The Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winning Mint Theater Company re-introduced Teresa Deevy to the world in the summer of 2010 with the production of her brilliant play Wife To James Whelan.
Benton, Carlin, Carricart et al. Set for TEMPORAL POWERS at Mint Theater

The Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winning Mint Theater Company re-introduced Teresa Deevy to the world in the summer of 2010 with the production of her brilliant play Wife To James Whelan. Mint's Deevy Project continues with Temporal Powers, beginning August 3rd and continuing through September 25th at the Mint's home in the heart of the theater district, 311 West 43rd Street. Opening Night will be Monday August 29th.
Benton, Carlin, Carricart et al. Set for TEMPORAL POWERS at Mint Theater

The Drama Desk and OBIE Award-winning Mint Theater Company re-introduced Teresa Deevy to the world in the summer of 2010 with the production of her brilliant play Wife To James Whelan. Mint's Deevy Project continues with Temporal Powers, beginning August 3rd and continuing through September 25th at the Mint's home in the heart of the theater district, 311 West 43rd Street. Opening Night will be Monday August 29th.

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