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David Ganly's past theatre credits include the role of Amos in Chicago (Cambridge Theatre), The Full Monty (Prince of Wales Theatre), Peter Hall's production of Uncle Vanya for English Touring Theatre, Doctor Doolittle (UK tour) and The Lonesome West (Lyceum Theatre and Broadway). He was last seen ... (read more)
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David Ganly's past theatre credits include the role of Amos in Chicago (Cambridge Theatre), The Full Monty (Prince of Wales Theatre), Peter Hall's production of Uncle Vanya for English Touring Theatre, Doctor Doolittle (UK tour) and The Lonesome West (Lyceum Theatre and Broadway). He was last seen ... (read more)
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Returns to the West EndGIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Returns to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

The critically-acclaimed hit Girl from the North Country, written and directed by Conor McPherson with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is to play at the Gielgud Theatre in the West End for a limited season from 10 December 2019 to 1 February 2020. Girl from the North Country opens in the West End following a run at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto, opening 28 September 2019, and prior to the Broadway production opening in March 2020 at The Belasco Theatre. (more...)

2019 Origin 1st Irish Award Winners Announced2019 Origin 1st Irish Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

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. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Productions and plays from Ireland face off against several homegrown New York productions as the 11th 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 January 28 at 7pm.  Origin 1st Irish 2019, the world's only theatre festival dedicated to showcasing the work of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, began on January 9. Among the festival's six mainstage productions in competition, five are US premieres, and one is a world premiere. To RSVP to the awards ceremony, which is a free event, visit www.origintheatre.org (more...)

BWW Review: ON BLUEBERRY HILL at 59E59 Theaters is a Mesmerizing Two-HanderBWW Review: ON BLUEBERRY HILL at 59E59 Theaters is a Mesmerizing Two-Hander
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 15, 2019

59E59 Theaters is now presenting On Blueberry Hill, a two-hander that is mesmerizing its audiences. Written by Sebastian Barry and superbly directed by Jim Culleton, this affecting play stars Niall Buggy and David Ganly. (more...)

Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2019 SeasonIrish Arts Center Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

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. (more...)

NY's All-Irish Theatre Festival ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH Kicks Off January 9NY's All-Irish Theatre Festival ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH Kicks Off January 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The 2019 Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival, New York's all-Irish theatre festival and the world's only festival devoted exclusively to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, settles in to its new January time slot, running three weeks from January 9 to 28. A total 17 events, including six mainstage productions from Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Queens and Manhattan, will be seen in and out of competition. Among the productions, five are US premieres; one is a world premiere. 15 contemporary Irish writers are represented with work in performance. (more...)

Niall Buggy and David Ganly star in Sebastian Barry's ON BLUEBERRY HILLNiall Buggy and David Ganly star in Sebastian Barry's ON BLUEBERRY HILL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

59E59 Theaters is thrilled to present the US premiere of ON BLUEBERRY HILL, written by SebastianBarry and directed by Jim Culleton. Produced by Fishable: The New Play Company as part of Origin's 1st Irish Festival, ON BLUEBERRY HILL begins performances on Tuesday, January 8 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 3. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Announces Productions For The 2019 Winter Season59E59 Theaters Announces Productions For The 2019 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

59E59 Theaters announce the line-up of shows for the 2019 Winter Season.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or online at www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ARISTOCRATS at the DonmarPhoto Flash: First Look at ARISTOCRATS at the Donmar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Ballybeg Hall once played host to grand balls, musical evenings, tennis parties: its rooms busy, bursting with painters, poets and politicians. And presiding over all of it, the imposing figure of Judge O'Donnell. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Donmar's ARISTOCRATSPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with the Donmar's ARISTOCRATS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Ballybeg Hall once played host to grand balls, musical evenings, tennis parties: its rooms busy, bursting with painters, poets and politicians. And presiding over all of it, the imposing figure of Judge O'Donnell. Now, on the eve of a wedding, the O'Donnell children return to their ancestral home to find that the rot has set in. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2018 ProgrammeDonmar Warehouse Announces 2018 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Artistic Director Josie Rourke said, "I'm delighted to announce two new productions at the Donmar, joining the previously announced THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, for my penultimate season, with all three directed by women. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for the UK Tour of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for the UK Tour of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

This riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare's best loved plays is given a unique and irreverent twist and features original live music. Following the production's hugely successful run at both the Lyric Hammersmith and Royal Exchange Manchester in 2012, the production was revived in 2016 at the Lyric and then toured to Brisbane Festival and Dublin Theatre Festival. This new tour will visit Hull, Clwyd, Southampton, Exeter, Oxford, Doncaster and Cambridge. (more...)

The Lyric Hammersmith And Filter Announce Casting For The UK Tour Of A Midsummer Night's DreamThe Lyric Hammersmith And Filter Announce Casting For The UK Tour Of A Midsummer Night's Dream
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The Lyric Hammersmith and Filter's critically acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream today announces the casting for the UK tour, which opens at the Lyric Hammersmith on Friday 13 April 2018. The cast and band includes Allyson Ava-Brown, George Fouracres, Daniel Fraser, David Ganly, Harry Jardine, Matt King Smith, Amy Marchant, Kayla Meikle, Alan Pagan, Michael Palmer and Dharmesh Patel. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRYFull Casting Announced For GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Full casting is today announced for the West End transfer for Bob Dylan's and Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, following a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic. Brought to life by an exceptional company of actors and musicians, award-winning playwright Conor McPherson beautifully weaves the iconic songbook of Bob Dylan into this new show full of hope, heartbreak and soul. (more...)

Cast Announced for West End Transfer of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRYCast Announced for West End Transfer of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Casting is today announced for the West End transfer for Bob Dylan's and Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, following a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for ONCE at Olympia Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Once, the record breaking stage show, returns to the Olympia Theatre for 8 weeks only this summer (30 June until 26 August). (more...)

BWW Review: Touring Production of THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Complicated, Confusing but Enduring in Emotion
by Amanda Etchison - Oct 29, 2016

Originally written by Sean O'Casey, the play, which presents an unflinching criticism of the 1916 Easter Rising, sparked riots when it was performed in Ireland in 1926. But in front of a crowd of mostly college students on Thursday evening, a reimagined version produced different sentiments -- mainly confusion, but ultimately, empathy. (more...)

The Abbey Theatre's THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Heads to NJ This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Sean O'Casey's masterpiece about Ireland's 1916 Easter Uprising, THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS, will make its New Jersey debut at Peak Performances, October 20th through October 23rd, directed by Sean Holmes. (more...)

Abbey's Theatre Presents THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS, 10/20-10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

"Th' time is rotten ripe for revolution." Set amidst the tumult of the Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising, Sean O'Casey's searing The Plough and the Stars is the story of ordinary lives ripped apart by idealism and revolution. The play opens with the domestic hum of a Dublin tenement and its residents just before the uprising's violence sweeps through the streets and dramatically impacts their lives. (more...)

Abbey's Theatre Presents THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS, 10/20-10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

"Th' time is rotten ripe for revolution." Set amidst the tumult of the Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising, Sean O'Casey's searing The Plough and the Stars is the story of ordinary lives ripped apart by idealism and revolution. The play opens with the domestic hum of a Dublin tenement and its residents just before the uprising's violence sweeps through the streets and dramatically impacts their lives. (more...)

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