The Shaughraun

Against a background ripe with the intrigue of the secret Fenian Uprising in Ireland in 1866, Dion Boucicault, the undisputed master of melodrama, unravels his comic masterpiece, THE SHAUGHRAUN, which springs to life once again on The Irish Repertory Theatre’s stage.

Grace & Glorie

This moving two-woman play about a 90-year-old illiterate farmer and a transplanted New Yorker in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia offers many pleasures and a couple of useful life lessons.

The Mousetrap

For Mollie and Giles (a seemingly unassuming young couple) it seems challenge enough to open a grand Bed and Breakfast in the middle of nowhere.

The Weir

The Weir is about a group of bachelor friends who gather in a bar and compete with one another as to who can tell the scariest tale.

Poor Beast in the Rain

Poor Beast in the Rain, by Irish playwright Billy Roche, is about a one-time hell-raiser who returns to his old hometown igniting tension between those who need to conform and those who desire to cut loose.

The Bells of Christmas

From the American Civil War to the trenches of World War I to the warm glow of an Irish country Christmas, The Bells of Christmas expresses the pleasure and poignancy of the holiday season.

The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera proclaims itself “an opera for beggars,” and it was in fact an attempt both to satirize traditional opera and operetta and to create a new kind of musical theater based on the theories of two young German artists, composer Kurt Weill and poet-playwright Bert Brecht.

Playboy of the Western World

Christy Mahon is the title’s playboy, an unexceptional young man who wins the admiration of his fellows by recounting the scandalous tale of his father’s murder.


Rhinoceros is a captivating, critically acclaimed commentary on what is absurd about human nature.

Native Son

Native Son tells the modern tragedy of Bigger Thomas, a young black man in 1930s Chicago who feels trapped by the racist climate that surrounds him.