“The Home Place,” Brian Friel’s last play, is full of Chekhovian atmosphere, and it packs a punch too.
New York Tradfest this weekend!
Gwen Orel calls it: “Woody Sez” is one of the best shows of the year. Extended through Sept. 10 at Irish Rep.
“‘Woody Sez’ extended through Sept. 10!Gwen Orel talks to Bernadette Gavin, of Gavin’s Irish Country Inn, to Kevin McCarthy of Shilelagh Law, and to David Lutken, who plays Woody Guthrie and is one of the devisers of ‘Woody Sez’ at Irish Repertory Theatre.
The brilliant, haunting, captivating “Indecent” closes on Sunday, Aug. 6 on Broadway. Hurry down.
Gwen Orel talks to Jimmy Kelly, co-author of “Find Your Way Home,” and to Nick Hamm, director of “The Journey.”
Gwen Orel decides on the Catskills 2017 tune of the summer. Or three.
Gwen Orel talks to Catskills Irish Arts Week musicians, director, founder and student.
Jonathan Levin in ‘A Hunger Artist’ may be the best solo performance of the year.
Gwen Orel talks with Obi Abili and Ciarán O’Reilly of Irish Rep’s “The Emperor Jones,” and Larry Kirwan, author of Irish Rep’s “Rebel in the Soul.”
Gwen Orel says “Arlington” repeats on her, like acid reflux. That’s probably what Enda Walsh had in mind.
Gwen Orel talks to Wils Wilson about the brilliant piece by David Grieg, “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart.” Alice Farrell talks to actor Peter Halpin about the short film “Narcan.”
Los Angeles Times columnist Jack Smith once described Breslin’s writing style as being “like an Irish wind that has blown through Queens and Harlem and Mutchie’s bar. It is a pound of Hemingway and a pound of Joyce and 240 pounds of Breslin.”
“The Emperor Jones” has a genre– and it’s horror. The play is a nightmare, produced like a dream.