Posts by: Gwen Orel

The final weekend at Ren Faire is Celtic week! Think of it as medieval cosplay. There will be pipers, highland games, Irish musicians.

Congratulations to Joanie Madden, named winner of the 2018 Eugene O'Neill Lifetime Achievement Award by Irish American Writers & Artists!

Scottish fiddle champion Seán Heeley's new CD "Edge of the Bow" shows off different styles of playing.

Stephen Rea captivates in "Cyprus Avenue," as an Ulster unionist who believes his grandbaby is Gerry Adams.

Gwen Orel talks to Ciarán O'Reilly, director of Marina Carr's "Woman and Scarecrow" at Irish Rep, and to George Heslin, of Origin Theatre, who are presenting...

How it’s New York: The launch takes place at New York’s Irish Arts Center How it’s Irish: Daniel Figgis is Irish   

"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...

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.