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Loreena McKennitt Announces Lost Souls UK Tour With Special Guests March 2019 Photo Loreena McKennitt Announces Lost Souls UK Tour With Special Guests March 2019
by Macon Prickett - Jun 26, 2018

The multi-award winning Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, who just released her first recording of original songs since 2006, has announced she will bring her Lost Souls Tour to the UK next March. Tickets go on general sale 29 June at 9am at LiveNation.co.uk.

Guest Blog: Seamus Finnegan On I AM OF IRELAND Photo Guest Blog: Seamus Finnegan On I AM OF IRELAND
by Guest Blog: Seamus Finnegan - May 14, 2018

I was born in Belfast into a Roman Catholic family. As a child, we lived in a 'mixed area'. I played football with 'Derek', except around the 12th of July, when his mother forbade him to play with the 'wee Fenian'. I knew it had something to do with the Union Jack that flew from their front bedroom window.

The Irish Heritage Theatre Presents The Women of Ireland: Short Irish Classics Photo The Irish Heritage Theatre Presents The Women of Ireland: Short Irish Classics
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2018

The Irish Heritage Theatre announces its Spring 2018 production of The Women of Ireland: Short Irish Classics. After the highly successful and critically acclaimed production of By the Bog of Cats (The Irish Heritage Theatre's first Barrymore Recommended Production) and an incredible 2016-2017 season featuring Molly Sweeney (several critics' awards including Best Actor (Female) Phindie Critics' Awards and D.C. Metro's Best Ensemble) and Making History, they turn to their next production dedicated to iconic and contemporary Irish women. This production features several short plays, all directed by women, featuring fierce female characters. The following are offered: Riders to the Sea, John Millington Synge's masterpiece, the haunting Cathleen Ni Houlihan by William Butler Yeats and the great Lady Gregory and contemporary shorts by female playwrights from Fishamble's Tiny Plays for Ireland.

Irish Arts Center to Pay Tribute to American Jazz Company Riverside Records Photo Irish Arts Center to Pay Tribute to American Jazz Company Riverside Records
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Irish Arts Center's newest artist-curated jazz series, Tobin's Run on 51, returns with a special tribute to Riverside Records, the American jazz record company that previously inhabited the Center's home at 553 West 51st Street.

Hershey Area Playhouse Announces An Evening of Ghost Stories with Charles J. Adams II Photo Hershey Area Playhouse Announces An Evening of Ghost Stories with Charles J. Adams III
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 3, 2017

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present, An Evening of Ghost Stories with Charles J. Adams III. As seen on the Travel Channel's Paranormal Challenge, Ghost Adventures, and Mysteries at the Museum; Nippon Network's (Japan) Riddles at the Ends of the Earth, and on The History Channel, A&E, The Learning Channel, National Geographic Channel, and MTV.

Irish Arts Center to Pay Tribute to American Jazz Company Riverside Records Photo Irish Arts Center to Pay Tribute to American Jazz Company Riverside Records
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Irish Arts Center's newest artist-curated jazz series, Tobin's Run on 51, returns with a special tribute to Riverside Records, the American jazz record company that previously inhabited the Center's home at 553 West 51st Street.

U.S. Premiere of THE ARAN ISLANDS Extends at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension for the US premiere of THE ARAN ISLANDS, by John Millington Synge (The Playboy of the Western World). Adapted, and directed by Joe O'Byrne (Frank Pig Says Hello).

BWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2017: ANCIENT RAIN - PAUL KELLY & CAMILLE O'SULLIVAN WITH FEARGAL MURRAY at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Jun 17, 2017

Ancient Rain is a tribute to the great Irish poets.

Jaclyn Maria Fowler challenges finality of death in novel
by Robert Diamond - Jun 13, 2017

Neil Weatherall Presents THE PASSION OF THE PLAYBOY RIOTS at The Hen and Chickens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

New play The Passion of the Playboy Riots is based on the published writings of W. B. Yeats and Lady Gregory, who founded the Irish Literary Theatre, and Patrick Pearse, a charismatic but troubled schoolteacher and the first of the leaders of the Easter Rising to face the firing squad. It tells the true story of the role played by theatre in the origins of the IRA.

Author Highlights Esoteric Beliefs in New Book
by Robert Diamond - May 8, 2017

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein).

2017 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Program Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The tables are turning in 2017 and Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival invites you to join the revolution and discover the sumptuous offerings in its 2017 program. Discover new venues and old friends and expect to feel upturned, challenged and delighted by incredible performers that could change your world view.

Celebrated Australian and Irish Singers Pay Homage to Great Irish Poets in ANCIENT RAIN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 27, 2017

Iconic Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly and magnetic Irish chanteuse Camille O'Sullivan pay tribute to the words of W.B. Yeats and other great Irish poets of the past century with Ancient Rain in Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Concert Hall on Tuesday 13 June 2017.

Strawdog Theatre Company presents THE NIGHT SEASON
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 27, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the third and final production in its 2016 - 2017 season, Rebecca Lenkiewicz's The Night Season, May 12  - June 24, directed by Elly Green, at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Previews are May 12 - 13, 18 - 19 at 8 p.m., May 14 and 21 at 4 p.m. The press opening is Monday, May 22 at 8 p.m. with a Board Night Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m. with an open bar and appetizers. All performances have ground level access and are wheelchair accessible, with a special Access Project performance Sunday, June 4 at 4 p.m. with a touch tour at 2:45 p.m.* An industry performance is on Monday, June 5 at 8 p.m for $18. Preview tickets are $15 with regular run tickets $30, they may be ordered online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available. 

Strawdog Theatre Ends Season with NIGHT SEASON
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the third and final production in its 2016 - 2017 season, Rebecca Lenkiewicz's The Night Season, May 12 - June 24, directed by Elly Green, at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard.

Casting Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of Emma Donoghue's ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin have announced casting for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with The Five Irish Tenors at the Majestic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater today, March 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. with The Five Irish Tenors.

Stephen Casey and Cast Announced for the World Premiere of the Stage Adaptation of ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

???????Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Theatre Dublin today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Emma Donoghue's bestselling novel Room. Previously adapted by Donoghue for the screen, winning multiple awards, she now brings the story to the stage featuring songs by Scottish songwriter Kathryn Joseph and Cora Bissett.

Irish Arts Monthly Series Will Feature Tobin and Robson Joined by a Rotating Cast of Special Guests from the NYC Jazz World
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Irish Arts Center is pleased to announce Tobin's Run on 51, a new series of jazz nights curated by award-winning Irish singer-songwriter Christine Tobin and acclaimed guitarist Phil Robson, who return to IAC after two sold-out concerts where they performed songs by Leonard Cohen. The series, which takes place at Irish Arts Center (553 West 51st Street, New York) on February 23, March 23 and April 27, will feature Tobin and Robson joined by special guests consisting of some of New York's best Irish and international musicians to play sets and share stories about music's greatest artists and treasures.

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