Caroline’s On Broadway Presents Des Bishop

New writer Shani Friedman sees Des Bishop at Caroline’s on Broadway, and found it a ‘fantastically funny time.’

Signs You’ve An Irish Partner

You know if you’re Irish. Here’s how to tell if your partner is… hint… you know what “manky” means.

Things A NYC Irish Bartender Gets Asked And The Replies He’d Like to Give- And Sometimes Does (Part 1) by Michael Fitzpatrick.

Bartenders get tired of answering the same questions over and over. Michael Fitzpatrick knows that well. Warning: anger/bad language alert.

A New York Comedy/Variety Show: Sundays at Seven!

How It’s New York: Sundays at Seven features New York-based comedians and musicians. How It’s Irish: The show is held at the venerable Irish Arts Center, one of the leading non-profit organizations in New York for over 30 years, and is co-produced by Irish actress Fiona Walsh. The next Sundays at Seven are March 11, […]

The Bad Arm of a Sure Foot: comic Irish Dance Theatre!

How It’s New York:  The Bad Arm:  Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer appears as part of the New York Fringe; an unjuried festival each August with some gems in the sand; this is one of them.  This is the New York debut of Maire Clerkin’s play, which was a critic’s pick by Back Stage […]

Janie Condon, Raw & Unchained, EXTENDED!

OFF-BROADWAY PERFORMANCES EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 17!  I’m not surprised!  I really enjoyed this show, which is why I had Janie on the podcast April 22– you can download it here.  Check out the review here. And look, the press agents quoted me in the release! “RAW is well done!” – Irish Echo“A brilliant storyteller! In […]

New York Irish Arts Podcast for April 22!


Podcast: Play in new window | Download Comedian/Actress Jane Condon talks about her one woman show JANIE CONDON:  RAW&UNCHAINED, running at St. Luke’s; Irish actress Fionula Flanagan discusses her role in the new film Kill the Irishman, and the film’s composer Patrick Cassidy tells us how the score came to be.  We also hear from […]

Irish-American Janie Condon: Raw & Unchained comedy (well, for Greenwich)

Janie Condon (Josh Manning) The “Raw & Unchained!” subtitle of Irish-American comedian (not comedienne, she emphatically tells us) Janie Condon’s show is a little tongue in cheek.  She does relate some relatively raw, relatively unchained anecdotes of a mom from Greenwich taking her comedy show on the road,  but overall Janie Condon is nice.  Really […]