McPherson's Dublin Carol to Begin at Atlantic on Feb. 4, 2003

News   McPherson's Dublin Carol to Begin at Atlantic on Feb. 4, 2003 Dublin Carol, the play by Irish writer Conor McPherson which had been variously promised for Broadway, Off-Broadway and Primary Stages in the past, will begin its New York premiere at the Atlantic Theater Company Feb. 4.

McPherson himself will direct. Broadway producer David Richenthal hold the rights to any commercial transfer. The play is a three-character drama and has been previously staged at London's Royal Court.

Other McPherson plays to reach New York are St. Nicholas and This Lime Tree Bower, both at Primary Stages; The Good Thief, presented by the Keen Company; and The Weir, on Broadway.

So far this season, the Atlantic has presented George S. Kaufman's Butter and Egg Man and Joe Penhall's Blue/Orange.