By Carey Purcell
31 Jul 2013
The 16-week season runs Sept. 6-Dec. 21 and features music, theatre, dance, film, literary events, visual arts, and children’s events from over 70 Irish and American artists.
The season will feature the U.S. premiere of Maeve's House. Written and performed by "Fair City" star Eamon Morrissey, the one-man show portrays the life and work of the Irish New Yorker writer Maeve Brennan. The play comes to the Irish Arts Center directly from its world premiere at the Dublin Theatre Festival. Maeve's House will be performed Oct. 17-Nov. 3.
The season will also feature traditional Irish musicians Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. The duo will perform Sept. 20-29, featuring special guest musicians at each performance. Pen award–winner James Salter will Booker Judge and BBC journalist Frank Delaney for the next installment of "Pen, Paper and Palate" at the Irish Arts Center.
The Irish Arts Center was founded in 1972 and is a New York-based arts and cultural center dedicated to creating and preserving a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century.
Tickets, a full fall schedule and more information can be found by visiting irishartscenter.org.