Archives for September 2014

The McGowan Trilogy as part of 1st Irish Festival

How it’s New York: Performed in New York as part of 1st Irish Fesitval How it’s Irish:  Trilogy of plays concerning a member of the IRA Séamus Scanlon’s notorious IRA man Victor McGowan is a despicable character.  That is one thing you will certainly take away from his trio of plays, The McGowan Trilogy, currently playing […]

‘Waiting for IKEA’ has a heart

“Waiting for IKEA” has luminous and touching performances.

The Boys and Girls from Dublin City

Set in modern Ireland, four young actors who are performers in the spoken word scene in Dublin perform Dylan Coburn Gray’s razor sharp, rapid speed, crude take on one night out in Dublin by these characters.

An Irish Christmas at Symphony Space in association with Irish Arts Center

  An Irish Christmas Musical Solstice Celebration December 18-21 | 8 pm Featuring Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis with Tamar Korn, jazz singer Billy McComiskey, accordionist Liz Hanley, fiddler and singer Donna Long, pianist Grace Nono, Filipino singer Niall O’Leary, dancer and Special Guests at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990 Tickets – Premium […]

6th Annual Poetry Fest presented by Irish Arts Center in association with Glucksman Ireland House NYU and Poetry Ireland

6th annual PoetryFest A three-day festival of contemporary poetry from both sides of the Atlantic Curated by Belinda McKeon and Aengus Woods November 7 – 9 in association with Glucksman Ireland House NYU and Poetry Ireland 553 West 51st Street, New York, NY, 10019 Schedule and Tickets Our sixth annual PoetryFest celebrates Ireland and America’s great literary connection by showcasing […]

Camille O’ Sullivan at Irish Arts Center

Camille O’Sullivan In Residence for 8 Nights with Feargal Murray, piano Jeffrey Roberts, drums Andrew Zinsmeister, guitar at Irish Arts Center 553 West 51 Street, New York, NY 10019 September 18-21, 24-27 Wednesday – Saturday | 8 pm Sunday | 7 pm Tickets: $24 member / $28 non-member Opening Night Tickets (September 19th) $60  “Ravishing…superb […]

Lippy at Abrons Arts Center In Association with Irish Arts Center

Lippy  Dead Centre  October 15-Nov 2 Wednesday – Friday | 8 pm Saturday| 8 pm  Sunday | 2 pm and 7 pm At Abrons Arts Center 466 Grand Street New York, NY 10002 Tickets: $24 member / $30 non-member Created by Dead Centre with Cameo-Playwright Mark O’Halloran Directed by Ben Kidd and Bush Moukarzel Performances by Joanna Banks, Liv O’Donoghue, […]

Howie The Rookie at BAM In Association with Irish Arts Center

Howie the Rookie  Landmark Productions December 10-14  Wednesday-Saturday | 7:30 pm  Sunday | 3 pm Tickets $20 At BAM Fisher Fishman Space 321 Ashland Place Brooklyn, NY 11217 Written and Directed by Mark O’Rowe Performed by Tom Vaughan-Lawlor Set and Costume Design by  Paul Wills Lighting Design by  Sinéad McKenna Sound Design by  Philip Stewart   “Thrilling […]

Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby at BAM In Association with Irish Arts Center

Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby The Royal Court Theatre and Mighty Mouth in association with Cusack Projects Limited October 7-11 at 7:30 pm October 12 at 3 pm At BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Tickets from $20   Written by Samuel Beckett Performed by Lisa Dwan Directed by Walter Asmus Set Design […]

Riverrun at BAM In Association with Irish Arts Center

Riverrun TheEmergencyRoom and Galway International Arts Festival in association with Cusack Projects Limited September 17-20 | 7:30 pm At BAM Fisher Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place Brooklyn, NY 11217 All Tickets: $20   ★★★★★ “Unforgettable intensity, beauty andpower… astonishing. “ – The Scotsman   Adapted, Directed and Performed by Olwen Fouéré – through the voice of […]

Embers at BAM In Association with Irish Arts Center

Embers Pan Pan Theatre   September 17-20 | 7:30 pm Tickets from $35 At BAM Harvey Theater 651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217.   Written by                     Samuel Beckett Directed by                   Gavin Quinn Performed by               Andrew Bennett & Áine Ní Mhuirí Sculptor                        Andrew Clancy Lighting design by      Aedín Cosgrove Sound design by         Jimmy Eadie “Stunning…Samuel Beckett […]

Review: The Last Days of Cleopatra

Alice Farrell finds Laoisa Sexton’s “The Last Days of Cleopatra” fiery and poetic.

Julie Feeney – A Delight at SubCulture

Wherever she goes, you want to go with her– says Philomena Connors about Julie Feeney’s performance at SubCulture last week.

‘Poor Behavior’ makes for great theatre

Theresa Rebeck’s ‘Poor Behavior’ asks difficult questions in a comedy of bad manners.