Origin’s 1st Irish 2013

NEW YORK'S ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF IRISH THEATRE


SEPTEMBER 2 - 29

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2014 Play: Boys and Girls

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 to Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Playing at: 59E59 Theaters

Presented by Murmur Productions DO NOT BRING YOUR KIDS (or do, but it might scar them for life). Boys and Girls follows four characters across a single night; two get lucky, two don’t. Emerging from the Irish spoken word scene, … Continue reading

2014 Play: Waiting for Godot

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 to Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Playing at: Barrow St Theatre

Presented by: New Yiddish Rep Somewhat astonishingly, one of the most enigmatic plays of the 20th century — Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” — is now making new sense. In Yiddish. The New Yiddish Rep’s much-lauded world premiere of “Vartn … Continue reading

2014 Play: Docks, Jocks and Socks

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 to Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Playing at: Times Square Arts Center

Presented by Rafters Road Theatre Company & Laf Productions Richie “Yum Yum” Jenkins is not just having a bad day, he is having a bad week. After befriending a Muslim food vendor and a run-in with a Real Estate agent … Continue reading

2014 Play: Man In The Moon

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 to Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Playing at: Times Square Arts Center

Presented by Brass Neck Theatre Man In The Moon is an hilarious rollercoaster, Sean Doran hasn¹t had the best of luck, If this guy bought a duck, it would drown.One man¹s tender story to overcome what life has to offer … Continue reading

2014 Play: The McGowan Trilogy

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 to Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Playing at: The Cell

Presented by The Cell, Founding Artistic director: Nancy Manocherian THE MCGOWAN TRILOGY tells of Irish revolutionary Victor McGowan; cold blooded, warm-hearted and conflicted. In DANCING AT LUNACY, McGowan ignores court martial protocol.  In THE LONG WET GRASS, McGowan is forced to choose between his commitment to the cause and a woman who … Continue reading

2014 Event: Ireland’s Got Mammies

Friday, September 12th, 2014 to Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Playing at: New York Irish Center

New York Irish Center presents Colm O’ Regan with his live stand-up comedy show, ‘Ireland’s Got Mammies’ Do you have a son working in something to do with computers’?, ‘Had you to ask the young one in the shop to … Continue reading

2014 Event: Réiltín

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 to Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Playing at: Arlene's Grocery

Presented by Fibin Réiltín is a fallout girl. This is not how her life was supposed to be – she was destined to be a singer. She needs to escape her dead-end world before it is too late. Back for … Continue reading

2014 Play: Waiting for IKEA

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 to Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Playing at: Times Square Arts Center

Presented by Wicked Angles Waiting for IKEA was the first show in the history of Dublin Fringe Festival, to sell out in advance, and you will see why when you meet Chrissie and Jade who spend their days in pyjama’s; … Continue reading

2014 New works: Breaking Ground

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 to Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Playing at: A.R.T. New York Studios at 520

Presented by Origin Theatre Company Building on our program of new plays Origin Theatre invites you to observe the journey as the creative process begins. Watch 4 writers break ground with new work in an evening of theatre laboratory. Writers … Continue reading

2014 Staged Reading: Four  Women and a Boat

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 to Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Playing at: NYU Glucksman Ireland House

Presented by Double Decker & NYU Glucksman Ireland House FOUR WOMEN AND A BOAT, a comedy in two acts, centers on a group of friends in their golden years, who go on a cruise around “the islands”.  This voyage becomes an … Continue reading

2014 Event: ‘The Irish Pub’ a documentary

Friday, September 19th, 2014 to Friday, September 19th, 2014

Playing at: New York Irish Center

Presented by New York Irish Center in collaboration with Atom Films This film is a eulogy to one of Ireland’s most treasured institutions. The Irish Pub is a look at Ireland and who we are as a people. The priceless … Continue reading

2014 Events: Heaney & Healy – A celebration

Friday, September 19th, 2014 to Friday, September 19th, 2014

Playing at: The Cantor Film Center

Presented by NYU Glucksman Ireland House In 2014 two of Ireland’s most respected writers Seamus Heaney and Dermot Healy left us. Join us for this unique tribute as we present and evening of 2 award winning documentaries for the first … Continue reading

2014 Events: Between Lands & Legends

Sunday, September 21st, 2014 to Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Playing at: New York Irish Center

Presented by Emerald Footprints Drama Group & the New York Irish Center Niamh O’ Hara, a child of the digital age is entrusted by her class to take charge of an important homework assignment. Niamh is left feeling powerless when … Continue reading

2014 New works: The Big Green Apple – ‘With Love From…’

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 to Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Playing at: Times Square Arts Center

Presented by The Attic Studio Five world premier Short Plays. This transatlantic collaboration between The Attic Studio Dublin and Origin NYC is a festival must. Come see what happens when you offer playwrights a title theme ‘With Love From…’ and … Continue reading

2014 Play: Port Authority

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 to Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Playing at: DR2 Theatre

Presented by The Irish Repertory Theatre By Conor McPherson Port Authority is the story of three generations of Irish men: Kevin a rudderless young man falling for his female roommate who doesn’t reciprocate; Dermot, in middle age, mistakenly launched into a … Continue reading

2014 Event: The Mercy of Trees

Saturday, September 27th, 2014 to Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Playing at: Jefferson Market Library

Presented by Northern Dispensary An immersive theatrical experience set in the hauntingly majestic halls of Jefferson Market Library and Garden, a cast of dancers, singers, musicians and storytellers come together under the direction of Russell Patrick Brown to create a … Continue reading

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