May 14, 2016 0
John Cooper, creator of the documentary archive Oscar Wilde In America, previews the revival of The Judas Kiss at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), a play that focuses on two crucial moments in Oscar Wilde’s downfall.
May 6, 2016 0
Aedin Moloney shines in a first-rate production of Sharman MacDonald’s thoughtful play ‘When I Was a Girl I Used to Scream and Shout.’
March 29, 2016 0
Erin Roll reviews “Irish Pubs in America,” Robert Meyers and Ron Wallace’s crawl through a selection of fifty Irish pubs around the United States.
January 15, 2016 0
Matthew Orel finds “Born to Run: The Story of Johnny 99” a colorful story of a runaway car, but wishes it were more.
August 25, 2015 0
Gwen Orel talks to Newry actor Ciaran Byrne talks about becoming an actor, and about the new TNT drama “Public Morals.”
May 25, 2016 0
Going into its 20th anniversary, the latest Riverdance tour feels as lively and energetic as it did when the dancers first thundered and soft-shoed their way onto the stage.
April 27, 2016 0
This past Friday I was honored to be among those treated to the best the Irish Arts Center has to offer. The overriding sentiment of the night was that when the Irish Arts Center calls, you stop everything and rush right over to support them. And that is just what the phenomenal performers featured in this varied night of song and story brought to the party.
June 12, 2016 0
How it’s New York: I spent magical time with the indomitable guitarist Gene Gimble from the legendary Texas musical family. He is full of music, fun and jokes, including “A Texan goes to New York.” How it’s Irish: In the words of the legendary fiddler Benny Thomasson (think of the Texas equivalent of Michael Coleman) […]
March 19, 2016 2
Cultural appropriation is not OK, Stephen Karam. Gwen Orel reviews ‘The Humans.’
May 7, 2016 0
Philomena Connors finds the TriBeCa Film Festival a bit short on great movies, but makes up for this with a strong presence of virtual reality storytelling.
April 21, 2016 0
This year my time at the Tribeca Film Festival started with the visceral thriller from director Simon Dixon, Tiger Raid. Straight out of the gate, this film pits its two main characters, Paddy (Damien Molony) and Joe (Brian Gleeson) against each other, across the vista of war torn Iraq.
A devilish mix of psycho-drama and buddy-road pic, we find the two main characters, Irish mercenary cast-offs set adrift after the end of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, on a mission to carry out a Tiger kidnapping of the daughter of a well-heeled Iraqi businessman.
February 6, 2016 6
Are the Irish the least romantic in Europe? Boy writes girl, boy loses girl, boy writes song (poem, play) about it…
December 23, 2015 0
Alice Farrell says Christmas came early at the Lúnasa concert with Karan Casey!
November 29, 2015 0
A rave from Alice Farrell about Declan O’Rourke’s “From Neuve Chappelle to New York” World War I show at Irish Arts Center.
December 21, 2013 1
“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013
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