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John Cullum Stars In A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES.

irishrep1“Moore looks for the best in Christmas, and combines it beautifully

with Thomas’ Christmas fairytale, leaving the audience feeling

as though they’re tucked inside a cozy, musical snow globe.”

— The Associated Press

Irish Repertory Theatre

 

Presents

 

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

By Dylan Thomas

Adapted and Directed

By Charlotte Moore

 

Starring

Two-Time Tony Award-Winner John Cullum

 

Musical Direction by Mark Hartman

 

Previews Begin Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

 

Through January 3rd, 2016

 

Opening Tuesday, December 1st

 

At The DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square)

 

Tickets On Sale Now

 

Off-Broadway’s award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O’Reilly, Producing Director) announces that two-time Tony Award-winner John Cullum will join them for their annual holiday offering, this year a revival of Dylan Thomas’s classic A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES.  Adapted and directed by Charlotte Moore, A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES will begin previews on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015.  The Opening Night is schedule for Tuesday, December 1st. The engagement will end on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016.  Tickets are now on sale through the Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org.

 

Due to a theatre renovation taking place at its home base, The Irish Rep’s current productions are being presented at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square).  A return to its renovated theater on West 22nd Street in Chelsea is planned for Spring 2016.

 

The iconic A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES features both traditional and contemporary holiday music.  A snowy Christmas Day in Wales is seen through the eyes of a child . . . ghost stories are whispered, cakes are gobbled up, and wild Indians roam the city park . . . while uncles, stuffed with pudding, snort and groan on the couch on a lazy holiday afternoon.

 

The remainder of the cast joining Mr. Cullum onstage in A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES will be announced shortly.

 

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES has musical direction by Mark Hartman.

 

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES has costume design by David Toser, and lighting design by Michael Gottlieb. The Production Stage Manager is Pamela Brusoski and the ASM is April Kline.

 

A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES will be performed from Tuesday, November 24, 2015 through Sunday, January 3, 2016.  The press opening is Tuesday, December 1st.  Performances are Tuesdays at 7pm; Wednesdays at 3pm and 8pm; Thursdays at 7pm; Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm; and Sundays at 3pm.

 

HOLIDAY SCHEDULES:  No performances on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

There are added performances on November 27th at 3pm; December 21st at 7pm, December 28th at 7pm, and December 31st at 3pm.

 

The RUNNING TIME for A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES is 75 minutes with no intermission.

 

TICKETS FOR A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES are priced at $70 and are now on sale through the Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online atwww.irishrep.org

 

Co-founded by Producing Director Ciarán O’Reilly and Artistic Director Charlotte Moore, Irish Repertory Theatre opened its doors in September 1988 with Sean O’Casey’s THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS. The Irish Rep is currently the only year-round theatre company in New York City devoted to bringing Irish and Irish American works to the stage.  Recognized with the Jujamcyn Theatres Award, a special Drama Desk Award for “Excellence in Presenting Distinguished Irish Drama,” an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement, and the Lucille Lortel Award for “Outstanding Body of Work,” the Irish Rep has celebrated the very best in Irish theatre for over twenty-five years, from the masters to the new generation of Irish and Irish American writers who are transforming the stage.  Nearly 38,000 audience members annually attend productions at our theatre located in the heart of New York’s Off Broadway community.  Once here, they witness the Irish Rep’s engaging perspective on the Irish and their unique contributions to the world of drama.

 

For more information about The Irish Repertory Theatre and its current theatre season call the Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or visit:

 

www.irishrep.org.

 

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