BWW Review: Irish Rep's Richly-Flavored Mounting of Sean O'Casey's THE SHADOW OF A GUNMANBWW Review: Irish Rep's Richly-Flavored Mounting of Sean O'Casey's THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN
by Michael Dale - Mar 3, 2019

If a contemporary Hollywood screenwriter pitched the plot of Sean O'Casey's classic 1923 drama, The Shadow of a Gunman to a movie producer ('A struggling poet gets in over his head when he allows his neighbors to believe he's an IRA gunman in order to impress an attractive young woman.') it might get sold as a wacky romantic comedy. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Full Cast For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARSIrish Rep Announces Full Cast For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today special events and programming for the month of March as part of the The Sean O'Casey Season, a comprehensive retrospective of the work of renowned Irish playwright Sean O'Casey, celebrating 30 years of Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Casting For THE O'CASEY CYCLE; Ciaran O'Reilly, Sarah Street, and MoreIrish Rep Announces Casting For THE O'CASEY CYCLE; Ciaran O'Reilly, Sarah Street, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Irish Repertory Theatre is excited to announce casting for The O'Casey Cycle, featuring O'Casey's three most renowned works, The Shadow of a Gunman, Juno and the Paycock, and The Plough and the Stars, presented in repertory. (more...)

BWW Review: The Pond Theatre Company's THE NATURALISTS Showcases Quiet Lives and the Search for SelfBWW Review: The Pond Theatre Company's THE NATURALISTS Showcases Quiet Lives and the Search for Self
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2018

The Pond is currently playing host to the world premiere of The Naturalists by Irish playwright Jaki McCarrick who is making her own New York debut with the company. The production is largely successful in its goals, scarring the range of emotions as the audience gets a glimpse into the quiet yet troubled lives of a group Irish people living in the countryside. (more...)

The Pond Theatre Company Presents World Premiere Of Jaki McCarrick's THE NATURALISTSThe Pond Theatre Company Presents World Premiere Of Jaki McCarrick's THE NATURALISTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The Pond Theatre Company, an American home for contemporary British and Irish playwrights, presents the world premiere of The Naturalists by Irish writer Jaki McCarrick. Directed by The Pond co-founders Colleen Clinton and Lily Dorment, The Naturalists marks the professional New York debut of McCarrick, best known for her play Belfast Girls, which was developed at the National Theatre Studio in London and was shortlisted for the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. McCarrick's play, Leopoldville, won the 2010 Papatango Prize for New Writing. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Matthew Broderick & Company Celebrate Opening Night of THE SEAFARERPhoto Coverage: Matthew Broderick & Company Celebrate Opening Night of THE SEAFARER
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 19, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre just celebrated opening night of THE SEAFARER, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick (Shining City). THE SEAFARER, written by Conor McPherson (Shining City) and directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Emperor Jones), began performances on March 30, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and will now run through May 24, 2018. (more...)

THE SEAFARER Starring Matthew Broderick Extends at Irish RepTHE SEAFARER Starring Matthew Broderick Extends at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today an extension for THE SEAFARER, starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick (Shining City). THE SEAFARER, written by Conor McPherson (Shining City) and directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Emperor Jones), began performances on March 30, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, will open on April 18, and will now run through May 24, 2018. (more...)

Matthew Broderick Returns to the Stage in Irish Rep's THE SEAFARERMatthew Broderick Returns to the Stage in Irish Rep's THE SEAFARER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre will present THE SEAFARER, starring Matthew Broderick this spring. (more...)

THE LAST DAYS OF CLEOPATRA Begins Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Georganne Aldrich Heller will present Laoisa Sexton's raw, visceral and provocative new play, THE LAST DAYS OF CLEOPATRA, a pitch black comedy set in Dublin, tonight, August 20th through September 7th at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street in Manhattan. The official opening is on Saturday, August 23rd at 8PM. Tim Ruddy Directs. (more...)

THE LAST DAYS OF CLEOPATRA Begins 8/20 at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Georganne Aldrich Heller will present Laoisa Sexton's raw, visceral and provocative new play, THE LAST DAYS OF CLEOPATRA, a pitch black comedy set in Dublin, August 20th through September 7th at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street in Manhattan. The official opening is on Saturday, August 23rd at 8PM. Tim Ruddy Directs. www.thelastdaysofcleopatra.com (more...)

MCGOLDRICKS' THREAD Takes Three Awards at ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH 2013; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

The musical "McGoldricks' Thread" sowed up three major awards at the closing ceremonies last night of the sixth Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival, held at Papillon Bistro & Bar, 22 East 54th Street. The crowd-pleasing show, brimming with Irish step dancing performed by a youth-dominated cast, won for Best Production, and Best Direction for Kira Simring. The production also was honored with the Festival's Special Jury Prize. (more...)

ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH 2013 Announces Nominees for Awards Monday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Nominations for the top awards of Origin's 1st Irish 2013 are being announced today for an Awards Ceremony hosted by Papillon Bistro & Bar, 22 East 54th Street on Monday September 30 at 7pm. In all eight plays were seen in competition during the month-long festival which began on September 2. The sixth annual edition of 1st Irish, the first and only festival in the world dedicated to Irish playwrights, welcomed two productions from Ireland, and six from the U.S. by contemporary Irish playwrights from Belfast, Dublin, Boston and New York. A total of six were world premieres. (more...)

Origin Theatre Company's Sixth Annual 1st Irish Festival Set for 9/2-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

The sixth annual edition of Origin's 1st Irish, the world's only theatre festival dedicated to Irish playwrights, runs from September 2 to 29. Curated and coordinated by the New York-based Origin Theatre Company, the month-long festival features plays and productions in a stimulating array of styles, by contemporary Irish playwrights from Belfast, Dublin, Boston and New York. (more...)

The Flea Theater Closes THE PROPHET OF MONTO 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2010

The world premiere of The Prophet of Monto, a comic drama of love, lust and lost dreams by Dublin playwright John Paul Murphy, will run September 8 - 25 at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church) as part of the 1st Irish 2010 Festival. (more...)

The Flea Theater Presents THE PROPHET OF MONTO 9/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2010

The world premiere of The Prophet of Monto, a comic drama of love, lust and lost dreams by Dublin playwright John Paul Murphy, will run September 8 - 25 at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church) as part of the 1st Irish 2010 Festival. (more...)

The Flea Theater Presents THE PROPHET OF MONTO 9/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2010

The world premiere of The Prophet of Monto, a comic drama of love, lust and lost dreams by Dublin playwright John Paul Murphy, will run September 8 - 25 at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church) as part of the 1st Irish 2010 Festival. (more...)

The Flea Theater Presents THE PROPHET OF MONTO 9/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2010

The world premiere of The Prophet of Monto, a comic drama of love, lust and lost dreams by Dublin playwright John Paul Murphy, will run September 8 - 25 at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church) as part of the 1st Irish 2010 Festival. (more...)

The Flea Theater Presents THE PROPHET OF MONTO 9/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2010

The world premiere of The Prophet of Monto, a comic drama of love, lust and lost dreams by Dublin playwright John Paul Murphy, will run September 8 - 25 at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church) as part of the 1st Irish 2010 Festival. (more...)

The Flea Theater Presents THE PROPHET OF MONTO 9/8-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2010

The world premiere of The Prophet of Monto, a comic drama of love, lust and lost dreams by Dublin playwright John Paul Murphy, will run September 8 - 25 at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church) as part of the 1st Irish 2010 Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Prophet of Monto at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2010

The world premiere of The Prophet of Monto, a comic drama of love, lust and lost dreams by Dublin playwright John Paul Murphy, will run September 8 - 25 at The Flea Theater, 41 White Street (between Broadway & Church) as part of the 1st Irish 2010 Festival. (more...)

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