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The Weir - 2015 - Off-Broadway

In a remote country pub in Ireland, newcomer Valerie arrives and becomes spellbound by an evening of ghostly stories told by the local bachelors who drink there. With a whiff of sexual tension in the air and the wind whistling outside, what starts out as blarney soon turns dark as the tales drift into the realm of the supernatural. Then, Valerie reveals a startling story of her own...

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

DR2 Theatre

(New York, NY)
103 E. 15th St.


 

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by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Fly on the Wall Theatre continues its celebration of the works of acclaimed Irish playwright, Conor McPherson, with the revival of The Good Thief, October 19-29, 2019, at Toronto's Dora Keogh Irish Pub, 141 Danforth Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Casting has been announced today for the Broadway production of the hit musical Girl from the North Country. Reprising their roles from the production at The Public Theater will be Todd Almond, Jeannette Bayardelle, Matthew Frederick Harris, Caitlin Houlahan, Robert Joy, Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch, Luba Mason, Ben Mayne, Tom Nelis, Tony Award nominee David Pittu, Colton Ryan, John Schiappa, Kimber Elayne Sprawl, Rachel Stern, Chelsea Lee Williams, and Tony/Academy Award nominee & two-time Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham. Joining the production in the role of Nick Laine will be Jay O. Sanders. Complete casting will be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Get your season passes now for the Different Stages 2019-2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Sonia Friedman Productions today announced Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull) which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 14th January 2020 with Opening Night on Thursday 23rd January 2020. Tickets go on general sale from Monday 30th September with priority booking from Wednesday 25th September.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts takes a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the throes of a mid-life spiral. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the cast for the first play of the new season, Keen's 20th: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider will star in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Mr. Silverstein. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
After critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Old Vic London, in London's West End, and at The Public Theater New York, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY comes to Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre for a strictly limited engagement. Performances are now on stage through Sunday, November 24. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
After critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Old Vic London, in London's West End, and at The Public Theater New York, Girl from the North Country comes to Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre for a strictly limited engagement. Performances are now on stage through Sunday, November 24. Get a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces full casting and tour dates for a new production of Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller My Cousin Rachel, adapted by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Inis Nua Theatre presents the Philadelphia Premiere of the award-winning play THE NIGHT ALIVE by Tony Award-nominated Conor McPherson. THE NIGHT ALIVE tells the story of Tommy who lives in a filthy studio apartment and survives on odd jobs around Dublin. When he rescues a young woman from her abusive boyfriend, Tommy's dilapidated home becomes a safe haven from her violent past and the tenuous friendship they build forever alters their lives. The production will be directed by Barrymore Award-nominated director and Inis Nua Founder and Artistic Director Tom Reing. Previews begin Wednesday, October 9, with opening night on Friday, October 11. The show runs through October 27, 2019 for a total of 15 performances. All performances will take place at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake, 302 South Hicks Street. Tickets are $15 - $35. For reservations, visit inisnuatheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Sonia Friedman Productions today announced further casting for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country), new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
After critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Old Vic London, in London's West End, and at The Public Theater New York, Girl from the North Country comes to Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre for a strictly limited engagement. Performances are now on stage through Sunday, November 24.
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2019
A new video was released today celebrating the hit musical Girl from the North Country. Filmed in the Dylan Room at the historic Troubadour in London, the video features stars Rachel John (Mrs. Neilsen in the West End and Toronto productions) and Jeannette Bayardelle (Mrs. Neilsen at The Public and on Broadway) meeting and performing together for the first time. Click below to watch them perform a beautiful rendition of Bob Dylan's iconic song, 'Make You Feel My Love,' accompanied by orchestrator Simon Hale.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Sonia Friedman Productions have today released a new show image for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull) which begins previews in eight weeks' time.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2019
BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Cox gives us a lesson on Lyndon B. Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its first ever Online Summer Season. This summer will feature three of Irish Rep's most beloved recent productions reimagined for the screen and filmed remotely for limited release as part of A Performance on Screen.
by Michael Dale - Mar 6, 2020
Even the best written of Broadway's jukebox musicals tend to sacrifice dramatic content in order to showcase the beloved hit songs that fans came to hear. But it would be misleading to label playwright/director Conor McPherson's lovely, introspective drama Girl from the North Country, which incorporates twenty selections from the extraordinary songbook of American folk legend Bob Dylan, a jukebox musical.
by Review Roundups - Mar 5, 2020
Girl from the North Country celebrates its opening night tonight at Broadway's Belasco Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Different Stages presents Conor McPherson's Shining City, March 27 - April 18, 2020 at Santa Cruz Theatre, 1805 East 7th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today upcoming editions of their online series Meet the Makers. A digital series of conversations with scholars and Irish Rep artists discussing their work and theatre in general, Meet the Makers offers a behind-the-scenes look at Irish history, theatre and the creative process.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2020
Today we're checking in with Irish Rep. We chatted with Producing Director Ciaran O'Reillya??a??a??a??a??a??a??.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2020
This weekend (July 25-26) in live streaming: Broadway gathers to support Joe Biden, Megan Hilty sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with the Boston area premiere of Richard Strand's Ben Butler from August 2 through August 25 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Richard Strand's Ben Butler, a smart and funny discourse on race, protocol and our sense of humanity garnered high critical acclaim during its Off Broadway run in 2016. New York's Joseph Discher who helmed the show's world premiere production in 2014 and the Off Broadway production in 2016, makes his GSC debut directing Ben Butler. Actors Ames Adamson as General Benjamin Butler and Shane Taylor as escaped slave Shepard Mallory make their GSC debut in Ben Butler. GSC veterans Doug Bowen-Flynn as Lieutenant Kelly and David DeBeck as Confederate Major Cary complete the cast. Richard Strand's Ben Butler, runs from August 2 through August 25. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
Today (July 24) in live streaming: Megan Hilty visits Backstage Live, Sierra Boggess returns to Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Today (July 23) in live streaming: a Cinderella Reunion, the Fame gang is back together, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Today (July 22) in live streaming:Brian Stokes Mitchell and Joe Benincasa visit Backstage Live, Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal reunite on Stars in the House and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Today (July 21) in live streaming: Irish Rep presents The Weir, The Comeback cast makes a comeback on Stars in the House and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Continuing their summer of World Premieres, Wellfleet's Harbor Stage Company, will present a brand new version of Anton Chekhov's exhilirating classic, Three Sisters. Adapted and directed by Harbor Artistic Director Robert Kropf, this invigorating new version captures the exquisite ache and bittersweet beauty of a tightknit family navigating life in a provincial village.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Kansas City Actors Theatre will be producing a presentation of Conor McPherson's a?oeSt. Nicholasa?? from March 11 to 29 at the Buffalo Room in the Westport district of Kansas City. The production will feature Victor Raider-Wexler (a?oeMorning's at Seven,a?? a?oeA Moon for the Misbegotten,a?? a?oeAnd Then There Were Nonea??) and will be directed by Dennis Hennessy, who previously directed audience-favorites a?oeThe Gin Game,a?? and this season's a?oeMorning's at Sevena?? and also serves as Artistic Director of the New Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Sonia Friedman Productions have today released rehearsal images for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Rosmersholm, Jerusalem, The Seagull) which begins previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 14th January.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Marking 50 years of David Williamson's plays on Australian stages, this Melbourne Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre co-production is a high-octane, wisecracking commentary on contemporary values, opening on Wednesday 11 March at Southbank Theatre and directed by Sam Strong (Jasper Jones).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Production images have been released for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Rosmersholm, Jerusalem, The Seagull) which is now in previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls has announced casting for his upcoming revival of Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. In assuming the title role, Chicago favorite Kate Fry returns to the Goodman, following her recent appearance in Falls' production of The Winter's Tale. Joining Fry are stage and screen star Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), who returns to the Goodman following his triumphant appearance in last season's St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson, and Chicago's Christopher Donahue (Oedipus Rex at Court Theatre, Moby Dick at Lookingglass).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) has announced the full cast & creative team for A Touch of the Poet by Eugene O'Neill and directed by Ciarán O'Reilly (Dublin Carol). Performances will begin on the Francis J. Greenberger Mainstage on March 25, 2020, with opening night set for April 5, for a run through May 10, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Fly on the Wall Theatre is pleased to announce that its acclaimed production of Conor McPherson's The Good Thief, named one of Toronto's Top 10 productions of 2019 by Christopher Hoile (www.stage-door.com), returns to the Dora Keogh Irish Pub for a limited run in April, 2020.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2019
2019 has come and gone, which means it's time to get excited for the new shows coming in 2020! This year will bring anticipated revivals of Company, West Side Story, and The Music Man, fan favorite Six, brand new musicals Diana, Mrs. Doubtfire, and MJ, and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents Slow Food, by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 14 through February 9.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
At BroadwayCon's First Look, attendees will be treated to an exclusive showcase of performances from the newest and most talked-about shows of the season. The lineup currently includes seven exciting shows, all performing exclusively for BroadwayCon fans.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2020
These books, many of which were written by stage managers either present or former, will teach people looking to break into stage management all about the basics. Some are aimed at students, or those just beginning their careers. With tips and tricks, inside information, and much more, there's something for every aspiring stage manager here!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Different Stages' 2019-2020 Season Passes Now Available. See the full season below:
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Irish Repertory Theatre presents Dublin Carol, written by Conor McPherson (The Seafarer) and directed by Ciarán O'Reilly (The Shadow of a Gunman). Performances begin on September 20, 2019 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage with an opening night set for October 1, for a limited run through November 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
Following the announcement of their partnership earlier this year, the Belgrade Theatre, the Roma Project and Coventry University's Centre for Dance Research are delighted to share an online preview of an exhibition originally scheduled to take place at the theatre this month.