1ST IRISH FESTIVAL 2020

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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

  • Jan 7 Tuesday

Maz and Bricks

  • January 7, 2020 - February 2, 2020

In partnership withFishamble Companyand59E59 Theaters By Eva O’ConnorDirected by Jim Culleton With Ciaran O’Brien and Eva O’Connor Olivier Award-winning company Fishamble returns to 59E59 Theaters as part of Origin’s 1st Irish Festival, following its previous, highly-acclaimed productions of On Blueberry Hill, Little Thing/Big Thing, Charolais, I Can See Clearly Now, and The Pride of Parnell Street. Maz is planning to…

  • Jan 11 Saturday

IRISH COUNTRY MUSIC STAR NATHAN CARTER IN NY CONCERT DEBUT

  • 6:30 pm

Origin 1st Irish Festival Introduces Ireland’s #1 Live Act to New York Audiences Top Irish performer Nathan Carter brings his action-packed live show “Celtic Country” to the Cutting Room for a special one-night-only engagement as part of the 12th Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival. This high energy stage show fusing Celtic, country and pop features special guest, and Celtic Woman star Chloë Agnew. “Celtic…

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