The New Electric Ballroom by Enda Walsh
Enda Walsh's The New Electric Ballroom is described by The Guardian as "shiver-down-the-spine - a beautiful and devastating play of broken hearts and maimed lives." by The New York Times as "(a) most intoxicating and original piece of writing.keeps us on edge as we await the answer, a prickly sense of doom waxing and waning affirms Mr. Walsh's growing reputation as a contender to take his place in the long, distinguished line of great Irish playwrights" and Broadway World as "weird, challenging, disturbing, completely
engrossing, crazy brilliant with The New Electric Ballroom, Walsh confirms himself as one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre, and one who has a direct conduit to our wanting hearts."
The IRC production will feature Mary Pat Walsh and Tina Brock as sisters Clara and Breda; Kirsten Quinn as sister Ada and Kevin Bergen as the fishmonger Pasty. Peggy Mecham Directs.
The New Electric Ballroom will run Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm, June 9 through June 28. Previews are Tuesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June 10 at 7:30 pm. Opening Night is Thursday, June 11 at 7:30 pm.
Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3 (View)
825 Walnut Street (Third Floor)
Philadelphia, PA 19107
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|