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Colm Toibin

 
Date of Birth: August 08, 2022
Date of Death: August 08, 2022 (0)
 

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Colm Toibin, Fiona Shaw and Deborah Warner Photo

Colm Toibin, Fiona Shaw and Deborah Warner

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04/22/2013
 

Colm Toibin Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Play
Colm Toibin, The Testament of Mary

Colm Toibin News

Guest Blog: Barney Norris On The Ethics of Telling And What He Loves About The World Photo Guest Blog: Barney Norris On The Ethics of Telling And What He Loves About The World
by Guest Blog: Barney Norris - May 23, 2022

This year I‚Äôve thought a lot about the ethics of telling. This is a subject with wide implications. It‚Äôs about ‚Äėtelling on‚Äô other kids in the playground; it‚Äôs about ‚Äėgrassing‚Äô on criminality; it‚Äôs about the impact of speech¬†and the way telling a story is a way of giving attention to something.

Seattle Rep to Stage New Translation of Ibsen's GHOSTS Photo Seattle Rep to Stage New Translation of Ibsen's GHOSTS
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

This spring, Seattle Rep will produce Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts, in a new translation by Paul Walsh. Directed by Carey Perloff (Seattle Rep: A Thousand Splendid Suns) and set to feature Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck; A League of Their Own; Nomadland), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Scarface), and Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Lion King), Ghosts will be performed on the Bagley Wright stage from April 1-May 1, 2022; single tickets and digital access may be purchased online.

Jennifer Egan, Damon Galgut, Maggie Siff And More Announced for 92Y's New Literary Se Photo Jennifer Egan, Damon Galgut, Maggie Siff And More Announced for 92Y's New Literary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022

The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center's Winter/Spring season features readings by best-selling and prize-winning novelists, acclaimed poets, tributes to Shakespeare, Lucille Clifton and Toni Morrison ‚Äď and a dramatic reading of Anne Carson's ‚ÄúThe Glass Essay,‚ÄĚ among other programs.

92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, To Photo 92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, Tony Kushner and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

92Y will celebrate Pride 2021 by sharing fee archived talks and events featuring luminaries from the world of culture, politics, activism, and literature. 

Author Greg Fields Releases THROUGH THE WATERS AND THE WILD Photo Author Greg Fields Releases THROUGH THE WATERS AND THE WILD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

Author Greg Fields, whose anticipated debut novel Arc of the Comet was released in 2017, is back to continue Conor Finnegan's story with even more ambitious writing in Through the Waters and the Wild [Koehler Books, January 15, 2021].

Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020 Photo Stewart Copeland's New Opera ELECTRIC SAINT to Premiere in Weimar in 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

In a working partnership approaching three decades, composer Stewart Copeland and librettist Jonathan Moore bring their latest opera 'Electric Saint' to Kunstfest Weimar in September of 2020. The project is a co-commission of the innovative Kunstfest alongside Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar (DNT). The world premiere performance will take place at Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar on September 6, 2020, with seven subsequent performances in Weimar.

Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS Photo Arena Stage Announces Cast and Creative for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). Set in 1992 in war-torn Afghanistan, this gripping story centers around a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy. While facing insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life, the two form an unlikely bond in a heart-rending fight for survival. Directed by Carey Perloff, A Thousand Splendid Suns runs January 17 - March 1, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.

SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Brings Together Global Team Collaboration Photo SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Brings Together Global Team Collaboration
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019

Broadway Veteran, Estonians, and an Irishman, team up to bring the legendary story of the Singing Revolution to the New York theatre community. The production is initiated by an American director/choreographer, Tony Spinosa, and Irish co-book writer, James Bearhart. The story is inspired by the Estonian emancipation from the Soviet Union in 1991

Writers in the Loft Presents Colm Tóibín's HOUSE OF NAMES Photo Writers in the Loft Presents Colm Tóibín's HOUSE OF NAMES
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft presents bestselling, award-winning author of Brooklyn (an Oscar-nominated film) and Nora Webster Colm Toibin on Thursday, March 22. He'll discuss his latest novel, HOUSE OF NAMES, a retelling of the Greek myth featuring Clytemnestra, ruler of Mycenae, who murdered her husband Agamemnon upon his return home from the Trojan War.

Irish Arts Center To Give Away 10,000 Free Books City Wide On St. Patrick's Day Photo Irish Arts Center To Give Away 10,000 Free Books City Wide On St. Patrick's Day
by Julie Musbach - Mar 9, 2018

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the organization dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, celebrates St. Patrick's Day with the eighth annual edition of its acclaimed cultural event, Book Day. The initiative-presented this year in association with the New York City Council, New York State Assembly, Literature Ireland, and El Museo del Barrio-exemplifies the Center's commitment not only to putting forward the best of Irish and Irish American culture, but also to creating bridges to other cultures. Beginning at 9am, IAC staff and volunteers will take to the streets across all five boroughs armed with literature by Irish, Caribbean, and American authors, to share one of the great legacies that bridge all cultures-their stories. Included will be works from John Banville, Junot Diaz, Jennifer Egan, Carlos Fuentes, Marlon James, Dorothy Macardle, Eimear McBride, Colum McCann, Frank McGuinness, Michael Schulman, Colm Toibin, Tiphanie Yanique, William Butler Yeats, and many, many more.

Colm Toibin Videos

BWW TV: Fiona Shaw & THE TESTAMENT OF MARY Team Celebrate Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2013

Award-winning stage and screen actress Fiona Shaw returned to Broadway on Monday night, April 22, for the opening of The Testament of Mary, by the acclaimed author Colm Toibin, directed by Deborah Warner. The production will run for a twelve-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 16, at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with with the whole gang and you can check out what they had to say on the special night below!

BWW TV: Fiona Shaw and Creative Team of TESTAMENT OF MARY Meet the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2013

The Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) will soon be home to Fiona Shaw in The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin, directed by Deborah Warner. The 12-week limited engagement begins previews Tuesday, March 26 at 8pm. Opening night is Monday, April 22 at 6:30pm. Tickets are also available at telecharge.com, testamentonbroadway.com or by calling 212-239-6200. Shaw and the creative team met the press yesterday and you can check out what they ha dto say about the new play below!


Colm Toibin Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Colm Toibin been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Testament of Mary .