The Milwaukee Repertory Theater is producing The Weir by Conor McPherson, one of Ireland’s hottest new playwrights. The play will run from October 22 to November 12 at the Steimke Theatre. A story full of ghostly tales and a tragic secret, it has been hailed as “a modern classic” by the Daily Telegraph. ♦
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For the first two weeks in October, Dublin will once again host a smorgasbord of exciting theater from throughout the Fair City. The eircom Dublin Theatre Festival will offer both epic and intimate productions and merge theater, film, and music. Kicking off the festival will be Dracula, the Music and Film, a one-of-a-kind production thatRead more..
For six weeks this fall, the Gate Theatre in Dublin will be barnstorming the U.S. with two acclaimed productions of Samuel Beckett’s plays Waiting for Godot and Krapp’s Last Tape. The tour will visit seven universities in the Midwest and West: University of Texas, University of Kansas, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, Ohio StateRead more..
In August, the Provincetown Playhouse in New York City hosted the very first production of Eugene O’Neill’s play Personal Equation. The play was written in 1915, while O’Neill was a student at Harvard. Set at the onset of World War I, it is about characters who must decide whether to join the army or theRead more..
Dublin theater director Michael Colgan and producer Alan Moloney have joined forces in an ambitious new project that aims to bring all 19 stage plays penned by Samuel Beckett to life on the large and small screen. Actors set to star in the ongoing productions include Julianne Moore, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jeremy Irons, and MichaelRead more..