Enda Walsh’s ‘Rooms’ need space to grow

Playwright T. Cat Ford visited Enda Walsh’s “Rooms” at Irish Arts Center, and found the concept captivating, the execution less so.

‘The Joshua Tree’ Is 30 years old today

U2’s “The Joshua Tree” turns 30! Released on March 9, 1987.

30 N.J. St. Patrick’s Day parades mark the holiday in 2015

St. Patrick’s Day events all month in New Jersey!

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 […]

InteReview: Debra Rothenberg’s 30 years of Bruce (we’re hoping for 30 more)

Bruce Springsteen scholar and sometime “Backstreets” photographer Matt Orel reviews Debra Rothenberg’s “Bruce Springsteen in Focus: 1980-2012:” “We get to see the joy that Springsteen brought to his performances…” and it’s accurate!

Fiona Shaw’s ‘Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ at BAM quenches a thirsty soul

You haven’t really experienced “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” until you have heard it come alive in the voice and movements of Fiona Shaw and dancer/mime Daniel Hay-Gordon.

New Book: Oscar Wilde On Dress

A new book about Oscar Wilde and his many writings about fashion is available from author and scholar John Cooper. The book looks closely at Wilde’s writings about dress reform, which are often minimized in other books on his life.