Disco Pigs Opening – The New Yorker

Posted on January 3rd, 2018 by jenny g

John Haidar directs a twentieth-anniversary revival of Enda Walsh’s play, featuring Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell as dissolute teen-age friends who call each other Pig and Runt. Previews begin Jan. 5. Opens Jan. 9 Irish Repertory, 132 W 22nd St. … Continue reading

Disco Pigs Opening – The New York Times

Posted on January 5th, 2018 by jenny g

In Enda Walsh’s play, which debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1997, Pig and Runt are introverted teens, navigating a codependent adolescence in Cork City. Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell star in John Haidar’s revival of this linguistically vibrant and … Continue reading

Dyin’ For It – Theater Pizzazz

Posted on January 24th, 2018 by jenny g

by Beatrice Williams-Rude Dyin’ For It, by Derek Murphy, is the funniest play I’ve seen in years. How to describe it? Think Greek tragedy filtered through Mel Brooks. It’s part of 10-year-old Origin’s 1st Irish Festival featuring the work of … Continue reading

Jimmy Titanic – Woman Around Town

Posted on January 31st, 2018 by 1st Irish Staff

The Sinking and Afterlife by Alix Cohen in Playing Around I saw a production of Jimmy Titanic with this actor and director in 2012 at a tiny walk-up theater on the Upper West Side. Apparently it’s toured since then. I’m … Continue reading

1st Irish Awards – Playbill

Posted on January 29th, 2018 by 1st Irish Staff

Off-Broadway’s Party Face Named Best Production at 10th Annual Origin’s 1st Irish Awards By Olivia Clement Oscar winner Hayley Mills also took home the prize for Best Actress. The 2018 1st Irish Awards, the culmination of Origin Theatre’s 1st Irish … Continue reading

1st Irish Awards – TheatreMania

Posted on January 29th, 2018 by 1st Irish Staff

Hayley Mills, Party Face, and More Win Origin’s 1st Irish Best of Festival Awards Disco Pigs’s Colin Campbell also picked up a special jury prize Hayley Mills won a Best Actress award at the 10th annual Origin's 1st Irish Best … Continue reading

1st Irish Awards – Broadway World

Posted on January 30th, 2018 by 1st Irish Staff

Origin’s 1st Irish Gives Out Awards in New York Last Night Origin’s 1st Irish 2018, the world’s only theatre festival dedicated to showcasing the work of contemporary Irish playwrights, handed out its Best of Festival Awards at closing night festivities … Continue reading

Festival Review – Plays to See

Posted on January 30th, 2018 by 1st Irish Staff

By Austin Fimmano The 2018 reincarnation of Origin’s 1st Irish Theatre Festival is a celebration of the old and the new. Each year, the festival – hosted by Origin Theater Company – brings in a varied collection of shows and … Continue reading

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