Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Reserve Now for THE WEIR by Conor McPherson—Irish Rep’s next Performance on Screen!

The Weir
A Performance On Screen
Written by Conor McPherson
Directed by Ciarán O’Reilly
Starring Dan Butler, Sean Gormley, John Keating, Tim Ruddy, and Amanda Quaid

WHEN: July 21 – 25, 2020
TICKETS: This event is free to attend, but advance reservations are required. The event link will be emailed to registered attendees 2 hours before the performance begins. Please note, reservations for The Weir will close two hours before each performance.
If you are in a position to support us, we ask that you please consider a donation of $25 per viewer.

The Weir... invites us to re-examine the theater, and to ask ourselves what we seek from stories and those who tell them.”The New York Times

In a remote country pub in Ireland, newcomer Valerie arrives and becomes spellbound by an evening of ghostly stories told by the local bachelors who drink there. With a whiff of sexual tension in the air and the wind whistling outside, what starts out as blarney soon darkens as the tales drift into the realm of the supernatural. Then, Valerie reveals a startling story of her own… LEARN MORE

Conor McPherson’s The Weir is a haunting evocative evening you will never forget. This new production has been filmed remotely from quarantine and designed for a digital experience; it is the third Irish Rep production of The Weir. The 2013 Irish Rep production of The Weir was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival. Due to audience demand, The Weir was revived again in Irish Rep’s 2015 season.

Meet the Maker:

Conor McPherson

Our latest episode of Meet the Maker is with none other than playwright Conor McPherson! Ahead of The Weir: A Performance on Screen, the acclaimed Irish playwright speaks with Irish Rep Artistic Director Charlotte Moore and Producing Director Ciarán O’Reilly about playwriting, creativity, coronavirus, and more.  WATCH NOW



The staff of Irish Repertory Theatre is currently working remotely, but our Box Office can still be accessed by phone Monday through Saturday from noon-6pm and Sunday from noon-5pm at 212-727-2737.

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