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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Upcoming Events

  • Dec 6 Friday


  • December 6, 2019 - January 26, 2020

Tickets $50-$70 Irish Repertory TheatrePresents on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage by Dion Boucicaultdirected by Charlotte Moore With Craig Wesley Divino, Meg Hennessy, Ian Holcomb, Elliot Joseph, Brian Keane, Colin McPhillamy, Rachel Pickup, Caroline Strang, Evan Zes and Robert Zukerman In this high-spirited farce, the vain and lustful Sir Harcourt Courtly travels to Oak Hall to meet his bride-to-be, the…

  • Jan 7 Tuesday

The 8th

  • January 7, 2020 - January 18, 2020

Tickets $20 Locked in the Attic Productions in association with Five OHM Productions and The Secret Theatre  Presents The 8th World Premiere Written and directed by: Seanie Sugrue Cast includes: Julia Nightingale (The Ferryman), Una Clancy, Gerard McNamee  A year after the death of their father, Saoirse and Tomas return home for his one-year anniversary mass….

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