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This production 'Measures' up
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This production 'Measures' up
Measure for Measure By William Shakespeare • Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, NYC • Through July ...
Carty and Rooney play 'at complete ease'
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Carty and Rooney play 'at complete ease'
Two of my top ten Irish traditional albums for 2005 were "Within a Mile of Kilty" by Ben, Charlie, and Maurice Lennon, Brian Rooney, Seamus Quinn, ...
The Bard's works in a minor key; Bloomsday celebration marks 3rd decade
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The Bard's works in a minor key; Bloomsday celebration marks 3rd decade
"All's Well That Ends Well" By William Shakespeare • Shakespeare in the Park • Directed by Daniel Sullivan • Through July 31, 2011 Director Daniel ...
The wild, the innocent, and the Sig Phi shuffle
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The wild, the innocent, and the Sig Phi shuffle
Once in a while, a “Ceol” reader will ask what my musical life was like before I arrived in the N.Y./N.J. metro area in 1978. This subject came up ...
Step by step
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Step by step
Director-producer Sue Bourne says she loved the challenge of making a film that offers a rare glimpse inside the fierce and passionate world of com...
A tangled web
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A tangled web
"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" • A musical based on the Marvel Comics character • Book by Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa • M...
Mulligan's 'Dark' victory
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Mulligan's 'Dark' victory
"Through a Glass Darkly" By Ingmar Bergman • With Carey Mulligan • Atlantic Theater Company • New York Theatre Workshop, East Fourth St., NYC • Thr...
Mad for trad in the mountains
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Mad for trad in the mountains
At the upcoming Catskills Irish Arts Week, the premier summer school for Irish traditional music and dance in America, about 70 instructors will te...
Rigidity, moral fervor paves road to hell
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Rigidity, moral fervor paves road to hell
H.L. Mencken defined Puritanism as the "haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy." And much as we'd like to define our America as being ...
'Born Yesterday' gets a contemporary spin today
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'Born Yesterday' gets a contemporary spin today
"Born Yesterday" by Garson Kanin • Directed by Doug Hughes • Cort Theatre, NYC • Open-Ended Run In 1946, when Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday" went ...
Speaking the same language
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Speaking the same language
I am at my happiest when I meet another Gaeilgeoir (Irish speaker) in New York. We are in the best city in world, New York, speaking the best langu...
Young girls no longer: Girsa
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Young girls no longer: Girsa
Two years after their self-titled debut recording, Girsa has released their second CD, “A Sweeter Place.” What’s immediately noticeable on the new ...

 

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