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1st Irish launched

“Round Room” cast member Maeve Price, left, and its director Britt Berke were pictured at the official launch of the 12th Annual 1st Irish Theatre Festival at the Irish Consulate in New York last evening. The open studio production of Honor Molloy’s play in development, which is set over two centuries in Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital, will feature music by Susan McKeown. “Round Room” will be performed three times at the Alchemical Studios, 104 West 14th St.: Monday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. For more information and tickets go here. PHOTO BY PETER MCDERMOTT

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