Dives into the lives of Irish tenement dwellers at the time of the 1916 Easter Rising
Nine Irish Heritage Theatre actors talk about the Irish roots of Sean O’Casey’s THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS.
Henrik Eger interviews Peggy Mecham about JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, the second part of playwright Sean O’Casey’s “Dublin Trilogy”.
JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK (IHT): A tragi-comic call for personal responsibility and peace in troubled times
The second installment in playwright Sean O’Casey’s tragi-comic “Dublin Trilogy” traces the misfortunes of a struggling Irish family during the Irish Civil War.
Most books which were considered sexually scandalous at the time seem positively anodyne when read in the early 21st century. Marquis de Sade’s novels still make for discomforting reads.
Director John Schultz talks about his immersive staging of Shakespeare’s Macbeth: to a blindfolded audience.
A tragic play gives this Irish American writer a newfound appreciation for his Irish heritage.
Set during their fight for independence, this controversial two-act tragicomedy merges realism with poetry for an insightful and funny view of the Irish.
This is Tennessee Williams as you’ve never seen him, filled with youthful ardor, idealism, and scorn, and well suited for showcasing a young ensemble of emerging talents.
This Neighborhood Fringe show, directed by Sean Connolly, transpires in the murky basement of an old church in Manayunk. The space lends an ideal sinister atmosphere to a play which, like many psychological thrillers, is more intimation and suspense than action.