The Plough and the Stars

Name: Irish Repertory Theatre
Address: 132 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
Production Details
First performance date: April 20, 2019
Opening date: April 30, 2019
Closing date: June 22, 2019
Links: Official Website

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Production Description
Pretty young newlywed Nora Clitheroe is the talk of her tenement as she tirelessly works to lift her family out of their impoverished circumstances. She tries to keep her husband Jack from the revolutionary fervor sweeping through Dublin. But Jack becomes a Commandant in the Irish Citizen Army, and when the Easter Rising of 1916 begins, he leaves a pregnant Nora to help lead the fight. The disparate, quarrelsome tenement residents are forced to shelter together as urban warfare makes their home nearly as treacherous as the streets. Passions and ideals rise and converge, but in the end, loss and devastation triumph over the promise of a new Ireland.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Irish Repertory Theatre Producer
Sean O'Casey Playwright
Charlotte Moore Director
Charlie Corcoran Set Designer
Linda Fisher Costume Designer
David Toser Costume Designer
Michael Gottlieb Lighting Designer
Ryan Rumery Sound Designer
M. Florian Staab Sound Designer
April Ann Kline Production Stage Manager
Kate Mandracchia Assistant Stage Manager
Deirdre Brennan Prop Master

Actor Role
Una Clancy Mrs. Gogan
Terry Donnelly Woman from Rathmines
Rory Duffy Ensemble
Meg Hennessy Mollser
John Keating Captain Brennan
Robert Langdon Lloyd Peter Flynn
Ed Malone Lieutenant Langan
Michael Mellamphy Fluther Good
Clare O’Malley Nora Clitheroe
Adam Petherbridge Jack Clitheroe
Maryann Plunkett Bessie Burgess
James Russell The Young Covey
Harry Smith Bartender/Sgt. Tinley
Sarah Street Rosie Redmond