John Cannon

DA (Irish Heritage Theatre): Father and son

In DA, a writer has reached the “go back home” stage of the writer’s life cycle.

MAKING HISTORY (Irish Heritage Theatre): A very human Irish history play

A great play for history buffs and hibernophiles.

THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS (Irish Heritage): Human portraits of a bloody struggle

Dives into the lives of Irish tenement dwellers at the time of the 1916 Easter Rising

Peggy and the PAYCOCK: Interview with Peggy Mecham of Irish Heritage Theatre

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.

THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN (IHT): Humor and horror in the Irish homeland

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 (Irish Heritage Theatre): A Trilogy of Proofs of the Irish Gift of Gab!

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