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Irish Repertory Theatre

132 W. 22nd St., New York, NY 10011 40.74259 -73.994238
nr. Sixth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-727-2737 Send to Phone

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Official Website

irishrep.org

Nearby Subway Stops

F, M at 23rd St.; 1 at 23rd St.; C, E at 23rd St.

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Profile

In 1988, Charlotte Moore and Ciaran O'Reilly established this off-Broadway company in order to promote the work of Irish and Irish-American playwrights. A typical five-show season might find Eugene O'Neill and Frank McCourt side-by-side or Oscar Wilde with contemporary dramatist John O'Keefe. Productions take place in one of two intimate performance spaces: a thrust stage with roughly 140 seats or a basement black box seating 60ómost often used for readings. Located in a former chemical factory, the theater was built by the members themselves after seven nomadic years. Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards followed as have some fairly notable actors: Ally Sheedy, Fritz Weaver and Tony Award-winner Brian O'Byrne have all trod the boards in the last decade.

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