The Festival has just added a new benefit for all 2009 Members: a 30% discount on tickets to "The Pride of Parnell Street", September 1-6 at 59E59 Theaters. The production runs through October 4 as part of 1st Irish 2009, a festival of Irish theatre across New York. This is the New York premiere of the internationally acclaimed original production by Fishamble: The New Play Company. The U.S. premiere of "The Pride of Parnell Street" took place at the 2008 International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven. Click here to watch a preview video of "The Pride of Parnell Street".
Click here for more information about a special benefit evening in support of Fishamble: The New Play Company on September 10, which includes pre-show drinks at the 59E59 Theaters bar, and a dessert reception at the residence of the Consul General of Ireland featuring a reading by Sebastian Barry (playwright of "The Pride of Parnell Street").
Are you not currently a Member of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas? Click here to purchase a 2010 Membership and receive a 30% discount to "The Pride of Parnell Street" in New York (September 1-6). The Festival will be announcing additional benefits for 2010 Members throughout the year!