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.”
“The Emperor Jones” has a genre– and it’s horror. The play is a nightmare, produced like a dream.
Margaret Loesser Robinson, Patrick Cummings , Cliff Bemis (Carol Rosegg) How It’s New York: Irish Rep is one of the city’s best producing houses, and the cast is full of NY regulars. What’s more, Eugene O’Neill spent a lot of time here. How It’s Irish: O’Neill was of Irish descent, and the romantic lead, Matt, […]
How It’s New York: Judy Collins lives here in NYC on the not so emerald isle of Manhattan. And the event honoring her will be held in Times Square!How It’s Irish: Irish roots on both sides of the family and her father was quite the Irish tenor. John Lee brings us the good news: Singer, […]
Eugene O’Neill How It’s New York: Eugene O’Neill (1888 – 1953) was a Broadway baby, born in a Broadway hotel room, and there are traces of him all over the city. The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (based in Connecticut, but has offices in NY) nurtures and develops new talent at a highly prestigious retreat every […]