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REDCAT Announces Fall 2020 Season Photo REDCAT Announces Fall 2020 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

In this wildly unprecedented year, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' center for contemporary arts in downtown Los Angeles, has announced its first-ever all-streaming and virtual season of experimentation, discovery, and lively civic discourse online this fall.

Irish Rep Extends Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension for Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, which will now run through May 21. Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM), THE EMPEROR JONES began performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and officially opened on March 12, 2017.

Photo Coverage: THE EMPEROR JONES Opens at The Irish Rep
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 13, 2017

Eugene O'Neill's groundbreaking play The Emperor Jones is the story of Brutus Jones, a despot who ascends the throne using lies, intimidation and the politics of fear. Check out photos from opening night below!

THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, Starts Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre presents Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo Van Hove's Antigone at BAM). THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances tonight, March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017.

Cast Complete for THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES. Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM), THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017. 

Obi Abili to Star in Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre will present Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City) this spring, starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM). THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017.

Beyond Baroque to Mark 50th Anniversary in 2018
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2016

Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, is planning a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2018. Guided by the nonprofit's Executive Director, Richard Modiano, and council of prominent artist-curators, a program of activities commencing January 1, 2018, will take place at Beyond Baroque's Venice location and in venues throughout Los Angeles.

Bob Flanagan Pens THE CHRONICLES OF RAGG
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 22, 2015

In 'The Chronicles of Ragg: Volume One: The Sword of Gabriel' (published by Abbott Press), author Bob Flanagan's new novel, readers follow Ragg as he has to choose between fleeing from danger or helping people who need him. 'I love thrusting characters into situations that involve choices between two goods,' says Flanagan. 'Ragg must choose between self-interest and self-sacrifice.'

Irish Rep Kicks Off THE PARTING GLASS Series Tonight with IN SHORTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre announces THE PARTING GLASS, a series of special one-night only events celebrating Irish arts and culture. THE PARTING GLASS, which marks the end of the Irish Rep's 2013-2014 Season, will feature traditional Irish music, dance, poetry and storytelling. The series will take place on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street).

Irish Rep to Kick Off THE PARTING GLASS Series This Week with IN SHORTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre announces THE PARTING GLASS, a series of special one-night only events celebrating Irish arts and culture. THE PARTING GLASS, which marks the end of the Irish Rep's 2013-2014 Season, will feature traditional Irish music, dance, poetry and storytelling. The series will take place on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street).

Malcolm Gets and Maryann Plunkett Join THE SPECTACULAR SONGS OF LERNER AND LOEWE! at Irish Rep, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Irish Repertory Theatre presents THE SPECTACULAR SONGS OF LERNER AND LOEWE, this season's Benefit Gala production, on Monday, June 9th at 7 PM at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street).

Joel Grey, Melissa Errico, Max von Essen & More Set for Irish Rep's Annual Benefit Gala, 6/9
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 28, 2014

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director, and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announces its Annual Benefit Gala, THE SPECTACULAR SONGS OF LERNER AND LOWE, a one-night-only celebration of one of Broadway's most beloved musical duos, featuring songs from hit shows such as MY FAIR LADY, GIGI, CAMLEOT, PAINT YOUR WAGON, and BRIGADOON performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars. THE SPECTACULAR SONGS OF LERNER AND LOWE, written and directed by Charlotte Moore, will take place on Monday, June 9th at 7 PM at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street).

Howard McGillin Leads Irish Rep's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, Now thru 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre will continue its current season with a revival of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play, adapted by Anthony E. Palermo from the screenplay by Francis Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play premiered last year at the Irish Repertory Theatre with a production directed by Charlotte Moore (JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, DANCING AT LUGHNASA). Once again directed by Ms. Moore, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play will begin previews today, December 4th and will play through Sunday, December 29th in The Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The official press opening is Tuesday, December 10th.

Paul Muldoon to Host Irish Rep's REMEMBERING SEAMUS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre announces that it will pay tribute to Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet, playwright and lecturer Seamus Heaney (April 13, 1939 - August 30, 2013) with REMEMBERING SEAMUS: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND WORK OF SEAMUS HEANEY which will take place today, November 4th at 7 PM at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street).

Howard McGillin to Lead Irish Rep's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, 12/4-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Irish Repertory Theatre will continue its current season with a revival of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play, adapted by Anthony E. Palermo from the screenplay by Francis Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play premiered last year at the Irish Repertory Theatre with a production directed by Charlotte Moore (JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, DANCING AT LUGHNASA). Once again directed by Ms. Moore, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play will begin previews on Wednesday, December 4th and will play through Sunday, December 29th in The Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The official press opening is Tuesday, December 10th.

Irish Rep Continues Reading Series with Ray Sipherd's MATHEW BRADY PRESENTS, 10/25
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 22, 2013

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues the eighth season of its Reading Series with Ray Sipherd's play Mathew Brady Presents on Friday, October 25 at 3 p.m. at the Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 W. 22nd Street). Mathew Brady Presents will be directed by Kevin McGuire. The reading is free and open to the public. An RSVP to the Irish Repertory Theatre Box Office at (212) 727-2737 is suggested.

Photo Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the New York premiere A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT, a presentation of three of Samuel Beckett's short plays, with direction and puppet design by Bob Flanagan. With a cast that features Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris, Rachel Pickup, Paul Radki and Rebecca Leigh Silverman, A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT is currently performing in the W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) through December 1st. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT to Begin Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

The New York premiere of A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT features the short plays Act Without Words, Breath and Play, at the Irish Repertory Theatre. With direction and puppet design by Bob Flanagan, A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT will be performed tonight, October 16th- December 1st in the Irish Rep's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The press opening is Tuesday, October 22nd.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/12/2013
by - Oct 12, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/12/2013.

A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT to Begin 10/16 at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

The New York premiere of A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT features the short plays Act Without Words, Breath and Play, at the Irish Repertory Theatre. With direction and puppet design by Bob Flanagan, A MIND-BENDING EVENING OF BECKETT will be performed October 16th- December 1st in the Irish Rep's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The press opening is Tuesday, October 22nd.

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