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Theater Review (NYC Off Broadway): ‘The Belle of Belfast’

'The Belle of Belfast,' Kate Lydic, Hamish Allan-Headley, Irish Repertory Theatre, Belfast, Ireland

Belfast, Ireland in 1985 is home to the fiery and foul-mouthed Anne Malloy who lives with her Aunt Emma Malloy who seeks the help of the Catholic Church in a frequent confession of her sins which are practically non existant. Anne, too seeks confession, but for a different reason which has more to do with the good looking Father Reilly than salvation of her soul. The Troubles are the backdrop in the lives of the characters, but these individuals have inured themselves to the violence as they try to cope as best they can. The issue is how successfully can you cope when you live in a war zone? Read More »

Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker to Host Irish Repertory Theatre Gala Benefit Marking Yeats’ 150th Birthday Anniversary

sarah jessica parker matthew broderick irish repertory theatre yeats a celebration

The one-night-only show will include performances by Gabriel Byrne, Olympia Dukakis, Melissa Errico, Colum McCann, Peter Gallagher, John Slattery ('Mad Men'), and more. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Donnybrook! at the Irish Repertory Theatre

Irish Rep presents a revival of a thoroughly old-fashioned Johnny Burke musical based on the movie The Quiet Man. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘My Scandalous Life’ by Thomas Kilroy at the Irish Rep

The life of the poet Lord Alfred Douglas, Oscar Wilde's embittered lover. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Conal Creedon’s When I Was God and After Luke

Grunt, Grunt, Gruntie, Grunt or When Words Fail Me. Read More »