Woman and Scarecrow

$40 - $50

Woman is dying. Mother to eight children and wife to an unfaithful husband, she is living her final hours with Scarecrow, her alter ego - her closest confidante and greatest critic - as death noisily interrupts from the sidelines. Together, the women revisit her life with biting humor and brutal honesty. Woman and Scarecrow is a fierce, passionate, and moving lament for a life half-lived.

Irish Repertory Theatre is proud to present the New York premiere of Woman and Scarecrow by Marina Carr, one of Ireland's most acclaimed living playwrights. Carr is the author of more than 20 published plays, and has won numerous awards, including The Irish Times' playwright award, the E.M. Forster Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the 2017 Windham Campbell prize. Woman and Scarecrow premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in June 2006. It is Carr's first work to be performed at Irish Repertory Theatre.

Schedule

Running Time: Approximately 2 hours

Irish Repertory Theatre

(New York, NY)
132 West 22nd St.(between 6th & 7th Aves)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014
Mamai Theatre Company closes its critically-acclaimed second season with the regional premiere of Irish playwright Marina Carr's WOMAN AND SCARECROW directed by Pandora Robertson.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013
PICT Theatre (Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre) packs its eighteenth year of classic favorites and pure Irish genius, a return to its original mission under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Alan Stanford. The selection of plays all fit the theme, "Something Wicked This Way Comes," a line taken from the fifth show of the season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013
59E59 Theaters welcomes the return of Fishamble: The New Play Company with the New York City premiere of I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW (THE WHEELCHAIR ON MY FACE), written and performed by Sonya Kelly and directed by Gina Moxley. Part of Origin's 1st Irish at 59E59 Theaters, I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW (THE WHEELCHAIR ON MY FACE) begins performances tonight, September 10 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 29. Press opening is Tuesday, September 17 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016
On November 3rd, PICT Classic Theatre will continue its 2016-2017 season at Union Project with THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, set against the backdrop of pre-World War II America.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today the next production on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, and an upcoming special event.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre presents A Child's Christmas In Wales by Dylan Thomas (Under Milk Wood). Adapted & directed by Charlotte Moore (On A Clear Day You Can See Forever), A Child's Christmas In Wales begins performances on November 28, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, with an opening night set for December 3, and will run through December 30, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced two additional performances to the sold-out run of On Beckett, conceived and performed by Tony Award winner Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016
Today, Les Petits Theatre Company have announced the full cast and ten further tour dates for the world premiere of the stage adaptation of David Walliams' The First Hippo on the Moon. The cast includes Dominic Allen, Alice Bounce, Caroline Bowman, Owen Jenkins and Rosie Nicholls.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014
The 2015 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting today announced its judging panel ahead of this year's official launch on 29 January 2015, which will also mark the Prize's 10th anniversary. The competition, a unique partnership between the Royal Exchange Theatre and property company Bruntwood, will accept entries from 30 January 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House (CWRU/CPH) MFA Acting Program will open its 2016 - 2017 season in December with the multi-award-winning Clybourne Park.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014
On the heels of the most-attended production in PICT's 18-year history, PICT Classic Theatre presents Charles Dickens' Great Expectations from December 4 - 20 at the Stephen Foster Memorial in Oakland. The final production before PICT's 2015 Downtown Series, Great Expectations concludes the year with an adored classic, perfect for the holiday season, which evokes feelings of nostalgia for countless readers worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre announced casting for A Child's Christmas In Wales by Dylan Thomas (Under Milk Wood). Adapted & directed by Charlotte Moore (On A Clear Day You Can See Forever), A Child's Christmas In Wales begins performances on November 28, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, with an opening night set for December 3, and will run through December 30, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014
PICT Theatre's Artistic and Executive Director Alan Stanford has selected a bold assortment of classic plays for PICT's 18th season, Something Wicked This Way Comes. Each play contains its own version of wickedness, with the Noel Coward classic Blithe Spirit opening the season tonight, May 3rd (May 1 and 2 previews.)
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014
When Artistic & Executive Director Alan Stanford was planning the 2014 PICT season, Managing Director Stephanie Riso suggested the addition of the Beckett classic Waiting for Godot. She knew Alan had a special relationship with this particular work of Beckett, having portrayed Pozzo for the Gate Theatre Dublin's touring production for more than twenty years.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA (CWRU/CPH MFA) Acting Program will present Mary Zimmerman's METAMORPHOSES in the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre ('The Helen') at Playhouse Square for 10 performances only, March 16-26, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017
The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company's production of By the Bog of Cats, by Marina Carr, will extend its run by an additional three weeks to meet the overwhelming demand for seats. The Chicago Tribune's Kerry Reid said of it 'Mossman and his cast dig into the textures of Carr's script with gusto and sensitivity. Collins gives a bravura performance.' The Artistic Home's production, which opened to the press on February 13,  is directed by Jeff Award winner and ensemble member John Mossman.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) is proud to present the New York premiere of WOMAN AND SCARECROW by Marina Carr(The Mai, By the Bog of Cats). Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Seafarer), WOMAN AND SCARECROW begins performances on May 9, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for May 20, and will run through June 24, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013
Villanova Theatre's 2012-2013 culminates with an electrifying production of Salome, written by Oscar Wilde, directed by Rev. David Cregan, OSA, and on stage April 9 - 21, 2013. The linguistic genius behind The Importance of Being Earnest plunges us into the visceral, intoxicating world of King Herod and his enticing young stepdaughter, Salome. After being rejected by John the Baptist, Salome's unbridled desire for the pious prophet quickly turns into an uncontrollable lust for revenge. Wilde's sensational adaptation of this biblical tale dramatizes the eternal struggle between body and soul. Cregan's inspired production will feature stunning aerial dance, live drumming and chant, and a striking, elemental set design.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016
Villanova Theatre presents Irish treasure Brian Friel's most celebrated play, TRANSLATIONS, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage April 12- 24, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA (CWRU/CPH MFA) Acting Program will present Mary Zimmerman's METAMORPHOSES in the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre ('The Helen') at Playhouse Square for 10 performances only, tonight, March 16, through Mrach 26, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017
On March 23rd, PICT Classic Theatre will continue its 2016-2017 Season at Union Project with Sophocles' classic Greek tragedy, OEDIPUS REX.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014
PICT Theatre's Artistic and Executive Director Alan Stanford has selected a bold assortment of classic plays for PICT's 18th season, Something Wicked This Way Comes. Each play contains its own version of wickedness, with the Noel Coward classic Blithe Spirit opening the season May 3rd (May 1 and 2 previews.)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014
When Artistic & Executive Director Alan Stanford was planning the 2014 PICT season, Managing Director Stephanie Riso suggested the addition of the Beckett classic Waiting for Godot. She knew Alan had a special relationship with this particular work of Beckett, having portrayed Pozzo for the Gate Theatre Dublin's touring production for more than twenty years.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014
Marina Carr's play Woman and Scarecrow is a perfect embodiment of the bittersweet humor and comical tragedy that pervades the plays of the Irish, much like PICT's production Waiting for Godot that closed June 21. Alan Stanford will direct this third play in PICT's season, which he selected "because of its delicate investigation of the one event in our lives that we all share. The leaving of it."
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) is proud to announce that a limited number of $11.90 tickets to ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER will be available exclusively via TodayTix.
by BWW - Jul 6, 2014
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/06/2014 for Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014
The Pittsburgh premiere of Marina Carr's Woman and Scarecrow is even more noteworthy since the acclaimed playwright is coming to Pittsburgh for the production. Artistic and Executive Director Alan Stanford extended an invitation to Marina to participate in the final week of rehearsal and the show's opening.
by BWW - Jul 27, 2014
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/27/2014 for Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today that Ben Davis (Violet, A Little Night Music) will join the cast of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER in the role of "Dr. Mark Bruckner" beginning Thursday, August 9.
by BWW - Jul 20, 2014
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2014 for Pittsburgh
by BWW - Jul 13, 2014
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/13/2014 for Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre announces an extension for ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, which features music by Burton Lane and book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017
The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company will perform By the Bog of Cats; a drama by Irish playwright Marina Carr (The Mai) that premiered at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1998 and was produced in London's West End in a 2004 production starring Holly Hunter.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014
The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015
Mamai Theatre Company announces its 2015 Season benefit: Dorothy Silver in Samuel Beckett's masterful ROCKABY and Special Guest 90.3 WCPN's Dee Perry on March 29, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Road, in Cleveland Heights.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017
The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company will perform By the Bog of Cats; a drama by Irish playwright Marina Carr (The Mai) that premiered at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1998 and was produced in London's West End in a 2004 production starring Holly Hunter.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Prime Cut Productions has announced further details for Removed, a brand new play inspired by interviews with young people growing up in care in Northern Ireland, created in collaboration with playwright Fionnuala Kennedy and Voice Of Young People In Care (VOYPIC), and in association with Young at Art. Removed will receive its world premiere at Belfast Children's Festival on Saturday 9 March and run from 07 to 16 March 2019 at the Brian Friel Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014
On the heels of the most-attended production in PICT's 18-year history, PICT Classic Theatre presents Charles Dickens' Great Expectations from tonight, December 4 - 20 at the Stephen Foster Memorial in Oakland.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015
Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) Executive Artistic Director, Raymond Bobgan is proud to announce the world premiere of Incendiaries, a co-production with Ohio City Theatre Project. Incendiaries was conceived and directed by Pandora Robertson and features a 7-person ensemble cast. The production previews January 7 before opening for a three-weekend run from January 8-23 in Cleveland Public Theatre's historic Gordon Square Theatre venue, located at 6415 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014
MR. BURNS, a post electric play by Anne Washburn will be directed by Victoria J Liberatori with musical direction by Nathaniel Flake for Aux Dog Theatre Company on February 2, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013
The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013
International Ballet of Media, PA Media has announced that Mr. Parris Bradley, Production Manager of the Villanova University Department of Theatre will be our on stage 'Guest Narrator' for the Saturday December 14, 2:00 pm performance of our Nutcracker Ballet at Neumann University.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013
59E59 Theaters welcomes the return of Fishamble: The New Play Company with the New York City premiere of I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW (THE WHEELCHAIR ON MY FACE), written and performed by Sonya Kelly and directed by Gina Moxley. Part of Origin's 1st Irish at 59E59 Theaters, I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW (THE WHEELCHAIR ON MY FACE) begins performances on Tuesday, September 10 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 29.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013
Villanova Theatre's 2012-2013 culminates with an electrifying production of Salome, written by Oscar Wilde, directed by Rev. David Cregan, OSA, and on stage tonight, April 9 - 21, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today that Dale Soules ('Orange is the New Black,' Hands on a Hardbody) will join the cast of the New York premiere of WOMAN AND SCARECROW by Marina Carr (The Mai, By the Bog of Cats).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017
On May 4th, PICT Classic Theatre will conclude its 2016-2017 Season at Union Project with John B. Keane's tragic romance, SIVE.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013
Villanova Theatre's 2012-2013 culminates with an electrifying production of Salome, written by Oscar Wilde, directed by Rev. David Cregan, OSA, and on stage April 9 - 21, 2013. The linguistic genius behind The Importance of Being Earnest plunges us into the visceral, intoxicating world of King Herod and his enticing young stepdaughter, Salome. After being rejected by John the Baptist, Salome's unbridled desire for the pious prophet quickly turns into an uncontrollable lust for revenge. Wilde's sensational adaptation of this biblical tale dramatizes the eternal struggle between body and soul. Cregan's inspired production will feature stunning aerial dance, live drumming and chant, and a striking, elemental set design.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016
Villanova Theatre presents Irish treasure Brian Friel's most celebrated play, TRANSLATIONS, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage tonight, April 12, through April 24, 2016.