Join us as Matthew Broderick cuts the ribbon and we celebrate our first season back home in Chelsea!
September 24, 12:00 – 4:00pm
Ribbon cutting at 12:30pm
at 132 West 22nd Street
FREE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
This party is too big for walls to contain!
12:30 – 1:00pm – Official Opening and Ribbon Cutting with special guest Matthew Broderick
On the 22nd street outdoor stage
Master of Ceremonies: Paul Keating
performances from 12:00 on by:
Music performances by: Aoife Scott with Andy Meaney, Donie Carroll & Don Meade, Andy Irvine, Mick Moloney, James Keane, Tony DeMarco,The Erin Loughran Junior Céilí Band, The Irish Art Center, Christine Tobin, Dan Gurney & Christina Dolphin Duet, Members of Darrah Carr Dance Company, and step-dancer Trent Kowalik
On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage
Master of Ceremonies: Rufus Collins
1:15 – 1:45 Raising the Bar
Featuring selections from: The Playboy of the Western World, The Plough and the Stars, The Weir and The Field
2:25 – 2:55 Strings & Things
Musical performances by: Gregory Harrington, Matei Varga, and Melissa Errico
3:35 – 4:00 Raising the Bard
Select a poem from our table of Irish poets and take the Irish Rep stage to perform for your friends and family! All ages are encouraged to participate!
In the W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre
1:50 – 2:20 selections from Gibraltar & Great White American Teeth
Patrick Fitzgerald & Cara Seymour step back into their 2013 roles in this adaptation of Ulysses and from Origin Theatre, the “hilarious and immensely likable” Fiona Walsh returns with her solo show about her resolve to get to the land of amber waves of grain – no matter what.
3:00 – 3:30 A trick or two by Peter Maloney: excerpts from My Magic Life
Close out the day in a magical way with this family-friendly show!
Upstairs in the Gallery
A retrospective on the creation of 132 West 22nd Street, a theater complex 20 years in the making
1:00 – 1:30pm – Jiggy Tots Step-Dancing Workshop
1:00 – 3:00pm – Face-painting