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Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents 'Ireland And America' Photo Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents 'Ireland And America'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 21, 2019

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.

Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents IRELAND AND AMERICA Photo Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents IRELAND AND AMERICA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 8, 2019

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.

Moisés Kaufman to Direct Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, A.J. S Photo Moisés Kaufman to Direct Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, A.J. Shively, Kennedy Caughell, and More Star
by Julie Musbach - Nov 7, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership.

Brisbane Writers Festival Program Announced for 2016
by Nora Dominick - Aug 1, 2016

Brisbane Writers Festival will connect bright and curious minds -writers, artists, thinkers, innovators - for a city-wide conversation.

The Old Laundry Theatre Announces Autumn Season
by Nora Dominick - Jul 26, 2016

The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District, announces its exciting and diverse Autumn season including GRIFF RHYS JONES' first solo comedy tour with his brand new show Jones And Smith. ALAN AYCKBOURN directs the first major revival of his classic comedy Henceforward. And, as part of Beatrix Potter's 150th anniversary year, The Old Laundry Theatre presents a new adaptation of Eric Pringle's insightful play Meeting Bea.

Geoffrey Hyland Stages OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD at the Little Theatre for UCT Drama
by David Fick - Oct 5, 2015

The University of Cape Town Drama Department will present a production of Timberlake Wertenbaker's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD this October. Directed by Geoffrey Hyland, the company will be made up of the department's fourth-year acting students, who will graduate into the theatre industry at the end of the academic year.

BWW Reviews: OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD Is a Moving Testament to the Power of Theatre, at Bag&Baggage
by Krista Garver - May 13, 2015

Bag&Baggage's masterful production of OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD explores the importance of theatre and what makes us human.

Bag&Baggage Productions Presents OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro's resident professional theatre company, is proud to present Timberlake Wertenbaker's critically acclaimed Our Country's Good from today, May 7 - 31, 2015 at The Venetian Theatre in downtown Hillsboro.

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Our hearts are breaking at the news of Ivan Doig's death on Thursday, April 9. We in the West first discovered Doig with his acclaimed memoir, This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind; the rest of the country soon followed. Doig defined a time, a place, a people, with crystalline prose and dry, gentle wit. His words could soar. In This House of Sky he wrote, 'The spaces between stars are where the work of the universe is done.' That line--written by a man bewitched by Big Sky country--is breathtaking.

Bag&Baggage Productions to Present OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, 5/7-31
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 10, 2015

Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro's resident professional theatre company, is proud to present Timberlake Wertenbaker's critically acclaimed Our Country's Good from May 7 - 31, 2015 at The Venetian Theatre in downtown Hillsboro. The play, which has been honored with dozens of awards over the past 30 years, is a potent and expansive historical drama about the early years of England's colonization of Australia, which also celebrates the truly transformative power of theatre as an art form.

Australia Council Reveals 2015 Award Winners
by Tori Leiber - Mar 23, 2015

Bringing the individual art form awards together for the first time, the 2015 Australia Council Awards ceremony paid tribute to the remarkable contributions made by 10 Australians to the arts and cultural landscape. Presented in Sydney on Thursday 19 March, these prestigious national awards combine long-standing lifetime and significant achievement awards in music, literature, community partnerships and visual arts, with new awards in theatre, dance, and emerging and experimental arts.

BWW Review: Mirvish's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD is Brilliant and Imaginative
by Alan Henry - Sep 18, 2014

The play Our Country's Good had its opening night last night at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. The play, which has been brought across the pond by presenter David Mirvish is about a colony of convicts who are cast in a play by an officer of the navy at the urging of his captain. Of course, not all members of the colony take kindly to the sentiment of using convicts as actors over laborers. Ultimately, the underdogs do triumph and the play is a hit.

Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season.

OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD to Begin 9/13 at Royal Alexandra Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 11, 2014

After an extensive tour across the U.K., including a sensational season in London, and fresh from a sold-out run at the prestigious Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis earlier this spring, Max Stafford-Clark's acclaimed revival of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Olivier Award-winning play, OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, will play a strictly limited engagement at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, September 13 - October 26, 2014.

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).

Shattered Globe's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD to Run 1/9-2/22 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Following its hit production Other People's Money, Shattered Globe Theatre will continue its 2013-14 season with Timberlake Wertenbaker's six-time Tony Award-nominated and Olivier Award-winning drama OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, directed by Roger Smart, playing January 9 - February 22, 2014 at its new artistic home Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 3 pm.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Irish Rep's TRANSPORT
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 17, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere production of the new musical Transport. With a book by world-renowned Australian author Thomas Keneally(Schindler's List, the acclaimed book on which the Oscar-winning film is based) and music and lyrics by Larry Kirwan (founder of the iconic New York City band Black 47), Transport follows the uneasy ocean voyage of Irish women who were sentenced and then exiled to the relatively uninhabited south coast of Australia in the mid-19th Century.

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