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.
Trump read an Irish proverb he’s “heard for years.” Who trolled him into reading a Nigerian poem?
‘The Penitent,’ David Mamet’s latest play, is better than ‘China Doll.’ That’s a low bar.
The perfect Traditional Irish Soda Bread is a quick bread that has 5 ingredients and nothing else
The Chieftains are still going strong after 55 years!
“If I Forget” presents a family drama with aspirations to questions of identity.
“The Present” intrigues but is ultimately a let-down: lots of wrapping.
Gwen Orel: “The Tempest” at St. Ann’s Warehouse illuminates justice and redemption
A marathon reading of Elie Wiesel’s Holocaust memoir “Night” will take place on Sunday, Jan. 29th, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Readers include Tovah Feldshuh; NYPD Police Commissioner James O’Neill; David Hyde Pierce and many others.
A staged reading of “The Dead” by James Joyce takes place tonight, Sat., Jan. 28th, with a starry cast, to benefit Fusion Theatre.
Burns Night, says Thomas Burt, is “a rallying point for a diaspora hard pressed to find rallying points.” He talks to us about Burns Night Suppers.
Childsplay return to SymphonySpace tonight, Nov. 18, 2016, so we thought we’d republish this piece. Karan Casey sings! How It’s New York: Childsplay are playing Symphony Space tonight, Dec. 1. Symphony Space is one of the great places to hear music or literature in New York (Edna O’Brien read there with Selected Shorts; Mick […]
For the fourth year, Tony Demarco has organized New York Tradfest. It will take place on Saturday, Nov. 19th, at Pier A Harbor House, and should be a grand night!