Schedule of events

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Friday, October 13, 2006

Keynote address:

Joe Dowling, Artistic Director, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Friday, October 13, 2006 at 4:30 PM, James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street

Exhibition opening reception:

Friday, October 13, 2006, at 6:00 PM, Firestone Library

Opening performance:

Translations by Brian Friel, directed by Garry Hynes
Friday, October 13, 2006 at 8:00 PM, McCarter Theatre (ticket purchase necessary)

Symposium:

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Participants:
  • Michael Cadden, Director, Program in Theater and Dance, Princeton University
  • Joe Dowling, Artistic Director, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Luke Gibbons, Professor of Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Garry Hynes, Artistic Director, Druid Theatre, Galway, Ireland
  • Fiach Mac Conghail, Artistic Director, Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
  • Emily Mann, Artistic Director, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Barry McGovern, Actor
  • Paul Muldoon, Chair, University Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. Chair, Fund for Irish Studies, Princeton University
  • Mark O’Rowe, Playwright
  • Stephen Rea, Actor and founding member of Field Day Theatre Company
  • Timothy K. Vasen, Lecturer in Theater and Dance, Princeton University
10:30-11:30

Barry McGovern: Beckett Fragments

The Irish actor Barry McGovern will present fragments of plays by Samuel Beckett
Berlind Theater, McCarter Theater center

11:45-12:45

Sean O’Casey, The Cooing of Doves

A reading of the newly discovered one-act
Directed by Tim Vasen
Berlind Theater, McCarter Theater center

Lunch on your own
2:00-3:00

Theater at the Crossroad of Art and Politics

Stephen Rea and Luke Gibbons in conversation

Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street

3:15-4:00

Directing Irish Drama: Synge, Friel, McDonagh, Carr

Garry Hynes in conversation with Emily Mann and Fiach Mac Conghail
Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street

4:15-5:30

Irish Theater: Past, Present, and Future: A Round Table Discussion

Moderated by Michael Cadden and Paul Muldoon
With Mark O’Rowe, Fiach Mac Conghail, Stephen Rea, Luke Gibbons, and Garry Hynes
Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Performance:

Translations by Brian Friel, directed by Garry Hynes
Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 8:00 PM, McCarter Theatre (ticket purchase necessary)

Dialogue on Drama

Emily Mann with Garry Hynes and Fiach Mac Conghail
Sunday, October 15, 2006, at approximately 4:30 PM, following the Sunday matinée
Matthews Theater, McCarter Theater center