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The Dead, 1904

November 17, 2018 - January 13, 2019

The Dead, 1904

The sold-out holiday hit returns to the American Irish Historical Society!
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Dot Dot Productions, in association with the American Irish Historical Society, presents Irish Repertory Theatre’s production of  THE DEAD, 1904, based on the novella “The Dead” by James Joyce adapted by Paul Muldoon & Jean Hanff Korelitz directed by Ciarán O’Reilly
November 17, 2018- January 13, 2019
With Melissa Gilbert, Heather Martin Bixler, Kimberly Doreen Burns, Ciarán Byrne, Rufus Collins, Peter Cormican, Terry Donnelly, Meg Hennessy, Patricia Kilgariff, Robert Mack, Aedín Moloney, and Patti Perkins

James Joyce’s novella, “The Dead,” describes a holiday gathering on January 6, 1904, the Feast of the Epiphany, in the Dublin home of two elderly sisters, Kate and Julia Morkan, and their niece, Mary Jane. At the party are students, friends, a celebrated tenor, a lost alcoholic, and the couple, Gabriel and Gretta Conroy. Over the course of an evening, there are conversations, music, dancing, and dining. There are speeches and disagreements – polite and impolite – and when it is all over Gabriel learns something about his wife that changes his sense of who she is and who they are to each other, of what it actually means to be alive, and to be dead.

This exquisite recreation of James Joyce’s haunting story was the most sought-after theatrical event of New York’s 2016 and 2017 holiday seasons. We relish the opportunity to welcome you again, or for the first time.

This Co-production is a Special Limited Run Engagement

Regular Admission (Includes Dinner): $300*
Show Only Seating: $150
Premium Seating (at the dining table with the performers):
Starting at $750*

 Tickets can be purchased by clicking HERE

If you have any questions regarding the show or tickets  please call the Irish Rep Box Office 212 727-2737


November 17, 2018
January 13, 2019


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