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THE SELFISH GIANT and THE HAPPY PRINCE Online Jan. 23 via Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati

IATC_logoFrom Ireland Oscar Wilde’s best loved short stories
Adapted for the Stage

Friday January 23, 2021 at 7PM

  “A Virtuoso Performance, Hungerly Appealing, A tonic for our times”      Irish Independent

Accompanied by a haunting musical score
With poet/ actor/ story teller Gary Jermyn
Actors/ Story tellers  Michael James Ford and Bairbre Ni Chaoimh

One show only!!  Performance is Virtual online to your home. There is limited social distanced seating in the Irish Center Theater on The Big Screen. Reservations a must for theater seating!

Tickets $15 per person.  Help keep the arts alive at the Irish Heritage Center with your ticket orders.

Go to www.IrishCenterofCincinnati.com and click on the Box Office tab OR call the Irish Center at 513-533-0100

Award-winning actors feature Selfish Giant Puppets in the first performance; Great for children and adults of all ages.

Consider becoming a member of the Irish Heritage Center. The Center welcomes all ages and ethnicities and provides a wide range of programming including Theater, Music, Art Exhibits, Dance, Genealogy, Celebrations & Commemorations.

Contained within its 44,000 square feet of space are an Irish Pub, Library, Museum, , Children’s Room, Tea Room and more. Space Rentals are available for private events as are leased office areas.

Want to book a Tea, Help with Travel to Ireland, buy from the Irish shop, attend  Drive in Concerts, celebrate Bloomsday, Mardi Gras, or St. Patrick’s Day? It’s all available here! Volunteer opportunities are available too.

Come and join in the fun as pandemic restrictions lift. We want to meet you!!

Maureen Kennedy
Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati, Co-Founder
The Irish American Theater Company, Founder
3905 Eastern Avenue
Cincinnati Ohio 45226
Irish Center 513-533-0100

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Auditions Announced for VAS YOU EVER IN ZINZINNATI PADDY? at Irish American Theater Company

IATC_logoThe Irish American Theater Company (IATC) will hold auditions for their up and coming fall musical VAS YOU EVER IN ZINZINNATI PADDY? on June 19th & 20th and June 26th – 28th by appointment only.

This is a New Musical written by William H.A. Williams award winning playwright of “Thou it Were Ten Thousand Miles,” “Maggie Murphy’s Home,” and more. The piece is directed by Maureen A. Kennedy, Artistic Director and founder of the IATC.

The IATC has been honored with accolades & is recipient of many Best Of awards over the years. The company travels yearly for the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival in addition to performing locally.

Set in the 1890’s German and the Irish immigrants learn to assimilate, and not always in expected ways. The high jinks that result will keep audiences entertained from beginning to end.

Full of fun, politics, drink and various themes of days gone by, the playwright’s story line is carried by singing, music, dance, and by story-telling / narration.

We are casting all roles, teens thru middle-agers, playing Americans, Irish and Germans.
There are 16 total parts, 11 of which are singing roles.

**Looking for a strong Irish Tenor and Stage Manger/Costumer/Set Designer/Lighting Designer too, plus chorus roles, a tuba player, and Irish and German dancers.

Show will be on September 22, 2018. The performance and rehearsals will be at the Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati, 3905 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226.

Rehearsals begin in early August on week day evenings and on weekends during the daytime – the schedule will depend on the given role.

Schedule your audition soonest; send your resume and a photo to irishtheatercincy@twc.com or call 513.533.-0100.

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Stage Manager Needed for OUTSIDE MULLINGER at Irish Heritage Center

IATC_logoIrish Heritage Center is looking for a Stage Manager for their production of OUTSIDE MULLINGER. There is a stipend available. This production will begin rehearsal in mid March and perform The last two weekends of April. The director is Karen O’Brien.

Additionally, this production will perform at the Acting Irish International Theater Festival in Rochester, NY on May 12th at the 2PM time-slot. The SM is not required to attend this, but should s/he decide to do so, the Acting Irish International Theater Festival and the IATC (which is the Irish American Theater Company) will pay for the room (multi occupancy), and the gas (carpooling possible) and Festival admittance.

More details can be obtained from Maureen Kennedy at 513.225.6915 or at info@irishcenterofcincinnati.cominfo@irishcenterofcincinnati.com.

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AIITF_logoThe Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati is hosting the 22nd annual Acting Irish International Theater Festival May 19th through the 24th. This unique festival features full-length plays written by Irish authors or set in Ireland. The plays are performed by select theater groups from the United States and Canada. All plays will be performed at the Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati at 3905 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226.

Seven different Irish plays presented by seven different Irish theater companies. Every night a show, plus two matinees. Opening of the festival and first show is on Tuesday the 19th of May at 7:30 PM.

The selection of the event is THE CAVALCADERS by Billy Roche performed by The Irish American Theater Company of Cincinnati!


  • May19 at 7:30pm THE CAVALCADERS by Billy Roche (Irish American Theater Co. of Cincinnati, OH)
  • May 20 at 7:30pm THE FIELD by John B. Keane (Irish Players of Rochester, NY)
  • May 21 at 7:30pm THE MAIDEN AUNT by Jimmy Keary Gaelic (Park Players of Chicago, IL)
  • May 22 at 2pm THE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM by Enda Walsh (Tara Players of Winnipeg, MB)
  • May 22 at 8pm SEA MARKS by Gardner Mackay (Liffey Players of Calgary, AB)
  • May 23 at 2pm THE CHASTITUE by John B. Keane (Irish Players of Florida)
  • May 23 AT 8PM MOMENT by Deirdre Kinahan (Milwaukee Irish Arts)

$22 for single show tickets, $20 each for two to three shows, and $17 each for four or more shows, or $110 for the complete series of 7 shows.

For more information visit http://www.irishcenterofcincinnati.com/irish-theater.php

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