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:
*U.S. based actors in bold
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