Gabriel Byrne Co-Produces New York Premiere of The Blowin' of Baile Gall

News   Gabriel Byrne Co-Produces New York Premiere of The Blowin' of Baile Gall
 
Actor Gabriel Byrne, due on Broadway this fall in A Touch of the Poet, will venture into producing in September with the New York premiere of The Blowin' of Baile Gall by Ronan Noone.

The play will bow at Irish Arts Center Sept. 8 for a run through Oct. 30. David Sullivan directs. Julian Pelenur and Aidan Connolly produce, in association with Byrne and the Irish Arts Center. Ato Essandoh, who has appeared in the films "Garden State" and "Hitch," stars. The cast also includes Susan McConnell, Ciaran Crawford and Colin Hamell. The production will boast sets by Richard Chambers, lighting by Dan Meeker, costumes by Jen Caprio and sound by Julie Pittman.

Set on a construction site in Baile Gall in the west of Ireland, The Blowin' of Baile Gall "centers on four workers struggling to build their futures in a changing world. When the general contractor returns from America and hires an African refugee instead of a local, generations of grudges, boiling just below the surface, are unearthed."

Tickets are $45 and are available by calling SmartTix at (212) 868-4444 or www.smarttix.com. For more information on the play, visit www.theblowin.com.

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