The 12th annual Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival runs from January 7 to Feb 3, 2020.  The world’s only theatre festival dedicated to showcasing the work of contemporary Irish writers, Origin 1st Irish is New York’s only all-Irish performing arts festival.

Origin Theatre Company (now in its 17th season) produces the New York premieres of impactful contemporary voices from Europe!  

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