When Aoife searches for her birth mother she sets off a series of events that brings three women together in a search for the truth.

The Blair House (Mercury Pictures)

Ryan's Daughter Returns - with Harry Hamlin and Sarah Miles (Mercury Pictures)

They came for the American dream but ended up finding lunch in the dumpster.

The short fiction of Colum McCann documents a dizzying cast of characters in exile, loss, love, and displacement.

Shrunken Shakespeare Company's 2014 Fundraiser Gala will feature the New York City premiere of "Lear", adapted from on William Shakespeare's "King Lear" by Paul Sorvino, who will direct and star in the title role.

This modern Irish play explores that ribbon of border that separates countries, lovers, brothers and friends.

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1597.

Symphony Space's annual literary rite of spring celebrating life, love, and language in James Joyce's lavish, languid, and lively prose.

The HBO series chronicles a dysfunctional, suburban American family in bold relief.

An exploration of how the major events of the latter half of the twentieth century affects an ordinary family in the American Midwest.

"The Storm" is the atmosphere of the little Russian town, with its primitive inhabitants, merchants, and workpeople, an atmosphere untouched, unadulterated by the ideas of any outside European influence.

Colum McCann turns to the "troubles" in Northern Ireland and reveals the reverberations of political tragedy in the most intimate lives of men and women, parents and children.

"Fishing the Sloe-Black River," "Sisters" spans about 30 years in the life of a bitter woman who says, "My promiscuity was my autograph," while her anorexic sister became a nun.

To Kill A Mockingbird takes us to the roots of human behavior - to innocence and experience, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos.

Friel has said that Translations is "a play about language and only about language", but it deals with a wide range of issues, stretching from language and communication to Irish history and cultural imperialism.

Pauline Collins stars as Harriet Smith, Britain’s new Ambassador to Dublin, one of the country’s most coveted – and potentially explosive – Embassy postings.

Irish Classical Theatre Cast as: Sarah

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.

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.

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 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, 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.

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 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.

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

This touching and uproarious novel by author Paul Murray made everyone’s best fiction of 2010 lists, including The Washington Post, Financial Times, Village Voice, and others.