hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick
directed by Charlotte Moore
musical Director John Bell
June 8, 2015 at 7pm
at the Town Hall 123 West 43rd Street
Irish Rep’s 2015 gala, hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats, the Nobel Prize-winning poetic voice of Ireland and co-founder of the renowned Abbey Theatre.
Special guests, including Neil Bradley, Gabriel Byrne, Gabriel Donohue, Terry Donnelly, Olympia Dukakis, Melissa Errico, Peter Gallagher, Danny Gardner, Colum McCann, Ciarán Sheehan, John Slattery, J. Smith-Cameron and the students of the American Ballet Theatre, will perform readings, dance, and music capturing the incredible beauty, wit, and poignancy of Yeats’ poetry and illuminating the poet’s legacy for Irish culture around the world.