An existential, feminist play of wildly mournful keening, filled with rich Ianguage, intense questions, and rueful comedy
Irish Heritage Theatre
From modern to historic, tragic to fantastic, THE WOMEN OF IRELAND views the feminine from many angles, creating a fleshed out sculpture of Irish life.
Brian Friel the Irish Chekhov.
We presented five questions to IRT’s Peggy Mecham, the director, and the three cast members: Kirsten Quinn as Molly Sweeney, the blind woman; Ethan Lipkin as the husband; and Michael P. Toner as the physician.
Turn off your phones, step away from your laptops, and run, don’t walk to the Irish Heritage Theatre’s first ever Barrymore-eligible production.
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.
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.
A NIGHT WITH LADY G features three one-act plays by Lady Augusta Gregory, a key force in the Irish Literary Revival and co-founder of Dublin’s Abbey Theatre