Two one act plays from playwright Brian Friel, as he takes on some of Anton Chekov’s workView More THE BEAR & AFTERPLAY (Irish Heritage Theatre): An unbalanced take on Chekov
Sebastian Barry, author of The Steward of Christendom, is a major Irish playwright. I am a major fan of Irish drama. Irish Heritage Theatre, whose…View More THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM (IRT): What went wrong?
An existential, feminist play of wildly mournful keening, filled with rich Ianguage, intense questions, and rueful comedyView More WOMAN AND SCARECROW (Irish Heritage Theatre): When did this all end in tragedy?
In DA, a writer has reached the “go back home” stage of the writer’s life cycle.View More DA (Irish Heritage Theatre): Father and son
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.View More THE WOMEN OF IRELAND (Irish Heritage Theater): Short Irish classics
Philadelphia theater writers choose their favorite plays of the last season.View More 2016-2017 Phindie Critics’ Awards
Brian Friel the Irish Chekhov.View More MAKING HISTORY (Irish Heritage Theatre): Make Ireland Great Again
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.View More Leading the Blind: Interview with the director and cast of Irish Heritage Theatre’s MOLLY SWEENEY
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.View More MOLLY SWEENEY (Irish Heritage Theatre): That the blind may see
Nine Irish Heritage Theatre actors talk about the Irish roots of Sean O’Casey’s THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS.View More Ireland Rising: Irish Heritage Theatre actors respond to 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”.View More Peggy and the PAYCOCK: Interview with Peggy Mecham of Irish Heritage Theatre
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.View More JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK (IHT): A tragi-comic call for personal responsibility and peace in troubled times
A tragic play gives this Irish American writer a newfound appreciation for his Irish heritage.View More SHADOW OF A GUNMAN (Irish Heritage Theatre): My great-grandfather—the shadow-less gunman
Set during their fight for independence, this controversial two-act tragicomedy merges realism with poetry for an insightful and funny view of the Irish.View More THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN (IHT): Humor and horror in the Irish homeland
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 TheatreView More A NIGHT WITH LADY G (Irish Heritage Theatre): A Trilogy of Proofs of the Irish Gift of Gab!