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Origin’s 1st Irish Festival 2019 Starts January 9th, 2018

Origin’s 1st Irish Festival 2019 Starts January 9th, 2018

Celebrating its 11th anniversary The 2019 Origin 1st Irish Festival runs from January 9th to 28th, 2019. As New York’s only month-long theatre festival this series exclusively devotes time and energy to presenting contemporary plays from the Irish island.

With 15 events in total, the Festival takes place in a number of distinguished venues across New York City representing 15 contemporary Irish writers and six mainstage productions originating from Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Queens and Manhattan.

Heralded by The New York Times as “an important event that offers New York theatergoers the chance to see fascinating new work,” the Origin 1st Irish Festival offers an incredibly diverse set of voices and views to be explored.

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A previous festival production that won accolades and serious attention was playwright Enda Walsh’s “Disco Pigs” — a bizarre mix of song, dance, and strange proclamations.

The following is a list of the Mainstage Productions:

“Alone is Stands”

Jan 10 – Jan 27

59E59

“On Blueberry Hill”

Jan 8 – Feb 3

59E59

“The Morning After the Life Before”

Jan 20 – Jan 27

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“Blinkered”

Jan 21 – Jan 26

The NY Irish Center

“The Smuggler”

Jan 14 – Jan 27

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“Inside Danny’s Box”

Jan 14 – Jan 27

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Special Events:

Breaking Ground Series: Migration

Jan 13 at 4pm

A.R.T. NY Studios

Snáithe: The Story of Irish Fashion

Jan 15 at 7pm

Scandinavia House

Bishop Maginn: Good Shepherd in a time of Hunger
Jan 16 at 1pm

The Irish Consulate

Martin Luther King Celebration

Jan 22 at 7pm

Irish Arts Center

Film Screening: “Breaking Point”

Jan 22 at 7pm

Scandinavia House

Vital Voices: Frances Brown – In My Mind’s Eye
Jan 17 at 7pm

American Irish Historical Society

Scór on Broadway

Jan 18 at 7pm

The Sheen Center

Irish Women Lighting Up Broadway
Jan 21 at 1pm

American Irish Historical Society

Live Reading: Welcome to New York Emer Martin!
Jan 17 at 7pm

NYU Glucksman Ireland House

Listen to Your Irish Dreams Workshop

Jan 26 at 3:30pm

A.R.T. NY Studios

Best of the Festival Awards Night
(Jan 28 at 6:30pm

Rosie O’Grady’s Manhattan Club

For further information and to buy tickets email: info@origintheatre.org

Origin Theatre Company, Inc,

520 8 Avenue Suite 329A

New York, NY 10018

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