Ireland 2016: New York Centenary Commemoration of the Easter Rising

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'Of this Brave Time' performance, New York

Irish Arts Center presents Of This Brave Time Written and Directed by Jimmy Murphy Sunday, April 24 | 2:30 pm at Pier A, 22 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004 Staged Reading Commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising “If after years, if years find us together, how we shall tell each other the old tale of this brave time…” The Sentimentalist – Tomás Mac Donagh What questions would you ask if you could speak to someone who experienced Easter 1916 first hand? How did it feel? Why were you there? Were you scared? Of This Brave Time is based on eye witness testimonies, taken from Fearghal McGarry’s book Rebels: Voices from the Easter Rising. Jimmy Murphy has woven these stories together, giving voice to those who lived through the Rising. Join us for a staged reading of this eye-opening work. Narrator: Jacqueline Antaramian Woman 1: Geraldine Hughes Woman 2: Charlene McKenna Man 1: Nasser Faris Man 2: Leon Addison Brown Man 3: Phil Burke Stage Manager: Sean McCain Of This Brave Time is an Abbey Theatre commission and premiered on the Peacock stage in 2015. Presented with kind permission of the Abbey Theatre.
Period24 Apr 2016
Event typeConference
LocationNew York, United States