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Tiny Plays for America

May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Irish Arts Center and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts present

Fishamble: The New Play Company

Tiny Plays for Ireland and America

as part of the
Kennedy Center‘s IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture

May 24 – 25 | 7:30 pm
at theJohn F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts,
2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566

Thursday, May 26 | 8 pm
at Irish Arts Center

Directed by Jim Culleton
Starring Steve Blount, Sorcha Fox, Emmet Kirwan, Ronan Leahy, and Mary Murray

 “Brilliant project…really wonderful.” – Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Irish Arts Center will co-present script-in-hand presentations in New York and Washington of Fishamble: The New Play Company’s Tiny Plays for Ireland and America. In celebration of the Kennedy Center’s IRELAND 100 festival, Fishamble’s acclaimed series of twenty tiny plays that portray contemporary Irish life will be accompanied by six new tiny American plays selected from an open call for submissions to honor President Kennedy’s legacy. Each selected play will represent one of six age groups/categories ranging from age 11 and up and will be read alongside plays by international best-selling novelist Maeve Binchy, National Book Award-winner Colum McCann, writers Pauline McLynn, Joseph O’Connor, and more.

Tiny Plays for Ireland and America will feature the following actors:

Steve Blount
Sorcha Fox
Joey Ibanez
Emmet Kirwan
Christopher Lane
Ronan Leahy
Kellie McCants
Mary Murray
Carlos Saldaña 

*U.S. based actors in bold


May 26, 2016
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Irish Arts Center
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New York, NY 10019 United States
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