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William Butler Yeats

Date of Death: January 28, 1939 (73)

Birth Place: Sandymount, IRELAND

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Tippet Rise Announces Highlights of 2023 Summer Season

Tippet Rise Art Center, which celebrates the union between music, art, and nature on a 12,500-acre working ranch, announced today the highlights of its upcoming 2023 season.

Dan Lauria to Star in Staged Reading of LAST DAY by Richard Vetere

Eric Krebs & THEATER555 will present a staged reading of Last Day by Richard Vetere. Inspired by the William Butler Yeats quote, 'The beautiful and innocent have no enemy but time.' Last Day is a vigorous exploration of love & friendship at the end of the 20th Century.


Acis has released THE OCEAN OF ETERNITY - THE SONGS OF LORI LAITMAN Themes of life, longing and legacy permeate this new recording of songs by the celebrated American composer LORI LAITMAN.

Composer Kate Soper Releases Portrait Album, THE UNDERSTANDING OF ALL THINGS On New Focus Recordings

Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer, performer, and writer Kate Soper releases The Understanding of All Things, a portrait album featuring frequent Wet Ink Ensemble collaborator Sam Pluta, on Friday, March 4, 2022 on New Focus Recordings.

Composer Kate Soper to Release THE UNDERSTANDING OF ALL THINGS

Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer, performer, and writer Kate Soper will release The Understanding of All Things, a portrait album featuring frequent Wet Ink Ensemble collaborator Sam Pluta, on Friday, March 4, 2022 on New Focus Recordings.

Sonoran Desert Chorale Opens Season With NATURE'S ARIA

The Sonoran Desert Chorale opens its season with NATURE'S ARIA, a selection of pieces celebrating the wondrous manifestations of nature throughout our world. 

The Heavy Hours Share Cover Version of Dua Lipa's 'Don't Start Now'

“Don’t Stop Now” is not included on the Wildfire EP which contains five original songs from the band and includes the previously released song “Don’t Walk Away” which was co-written with the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach.

Mad Cow Theatre's Streaming Videographer Rose Ray Captures POETRY OUT LOUD

Celebrating National Poetry Month, Mad Cow Theatre releases Poetry Out Loud, the sixth streaming on-demand video of its online series, Bringing Home the Herd.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, March 30- with Broadway Backwards 2021 and More!

Today (March 30) in live streaming: it's Game Night on Stars in the House, Broadway backwards is back and more!

Irish Rep Announces Window Film Installation POETIC REFLECTIONS From the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation

Irish Repertory Theatre will present Poetic Reflections: Words Upon the Window Pane, a series of films from the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation (Amy Holmes, Executive Director), featuring poets and actors reading poems from Ireland, the United States and England. 

Heresy Records To Release 'StampHaikuSong' By Irish Singer Caitríona O'Leary

On Friday 12th March 2021 Heresy Records will release StampHaikuSong, a 7-minute long composition and video performed by the critically acclaimed Irish singer, Caitríona O'Leary.

Composer Anna Clyne Releases MYTHOLOGIES, Performed By BBC Symphony Orchestra

On Friday, October 16, 2020, composer Anna Clyne releases Mythologies, a portrait album of five orchestral works recorded live by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, on AVIE Records.

Tune in to the Livestream Album Release Celebration for the Mark Harvey Group's Recording 'A Rite for All Souls'

Mark Harvey and Peter H. Bloom will celebrate the release of their powerful album A Rite for All Souls with a livestream event on Sunday, August 9 at 7 p.m. EDT. Veteran jazz writer Bob Blumenthal will emcee the discussion, which features interviews with Harvey and Bloom, as well as streaming excerpts from the CD. Free and open to the public.

The Roots Re-Release Breakthrough Fourth Album 'Things Fall Apart' via Geffen/Urban Legends

In honor of its 20th anniversary, The Roots' breakthrough fourth album Things Fall Apart is available once again via Geffen/Urban Legends. This melancholy gem of 2000s alternative hip-hop, originally released on MCA Records in 1999, has been freshly remastered and repressed in two lavish physical configurations, a standard black 3LP, a limited-edition crystal-clear 3LP as well as a digital collection, all to be released September 27.

Storytelling Arts Of Indiana Brings Ireland To Indy

Storytelling Indiana of Indiana kicks off its 32nd season as the premier organization in the state that promotes and protects the art of oral storytelling. We bring some of the most sought-after performers in the nation to entertain Hoosier audiences with a diverse lineup of stories. We're proudly hosting a?oeCome Dance with Me in Ireland: A Pilgrimage to Yeats Countya?? told by Patrick Ball on Saturday, September 21 at Frank and Katrina Basile Theater at Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, followed by an after-party with food discounts at our gracious sponsor St. Joseph Brewery & Public House. 

92Y and the Irish Arts Center Celebrate Irish Dance

92Y and the Irish Arts Center join forces to present unique weekend of unparalleled Irish and Irish-American choreography and discussion with Fridays at Noon and Dig Dance programs. The Irish Arts Center is a leading cultural center of Irish arts in NYC.

Abbey Theatre's TWO PINTS To Transform The Pub At Chicago Shakespeare

On the heels of an acclaimed tour to dozens of local pubs dotting the Irish countryside, Chicago Shakespeare Theater welcomes Abbey Theatre's Two Pints to The Pub at Chicago Shakespeare for a limited Chicago engagement, March 6-31, 2019. Written by Booker-Prize-winning novelist Roddy Doyle and directed by Caitriona McLaughlin, the production invites audiences to pull up a stool in the Theater's intimate lobby gathering space for an immersive, site-specific theatrical experience, starring Liam Carney and Philip Judge. Over the course of a few rounds, their characters' banter evolves into a wide-reaching and deeply revealing dialogue on life, loss, and vegetarianism-hailed 'achingly, breathtakingly funny' by The Sunday Independent.

Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents IRELAND AND AMERICA

Schimmel Center at Pace University continues its 2018-19 series of World Music and Dance with Ireland and America, a musical retrospective of Irish American history performed by Larry Kirwan, co-founder and frontman of the New York City-based Celtic rock band Black 47, on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission.

Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2019 Season

Irish Arts Center (IAC), a multidisciplinary center dedicated to bringing people of all backgrounds together through the excellence and dynamism of Irish arts and culture, announces its Spring 2019 season a cross-section of the exhilarating theater, music, dance, literature, art, and genre-defying performance coming from Ireland and Irish America, alongside educational events engaging participants with an array of rich traditions. With performances as wide-ranging as Margaret McAuliffe's acclaimed one-woman play The Humours of Bandon, Declan O'Rourke's epic song cycle Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine, and Paul Muldoon's performance adaptation of a 1773 Irish poem, IAC provides an intimate home for artists' boldest visions. As construction on IAC's landmark permanent new home in Hell's Kitchen takes place just beyond the organization's original location, IAC's vast ambition and accomplishment will be on full display, outside and in, throughout Spring 2019.

Carnegie Hall Presents MIGRATIONS: The Making Of America Festival

From March 9-April 15, 2019, Carnegie Hall presents Migrations: The Making of America, a citywide festival that traces the journeys of people from different origins and backgrounds who helped to shape and influence the evolution of American culture. The five-week festival with more than 100 events will celebrate the many contributions-cultural, social, economic, and political-of the people who helped to build America's culture with musical programming at Carnegie Hall and public programming, performances, exhibitions, and events at more than 70 leading cultural and academic institutions across New York City and beyond.


William Butler Yeats has written 7 shows including The Hour Glass (Playwright), A Pot of Broth (Playwright), Kathleen ni Houlihan (Playwright), The Countess Cathleen (Playwright), The Player Queen (Playwright), The Resurrection (Playwright), Three Small Irish Masterpieces (Playwright).

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