Round out your Performance on Screen theatre experience with our Theatre @ Home Kit! Enjoy podcasts, articles, books, and more, all around the theme of the performance!
Use before, during, or after the show to further the experience!
Learn how to speak like the Little Gem ladies with our glossary!
WHAT TO WATCH:
Watch this interview with the cast and creative team from our 2019 production of Little Gem. Listen to what the cast, director Marc Atkinson Borrull, and Irish Rep’s Producing Director Ciarán O’Reilly have to say about the play, and see clips from the original 2019 production!
Watch this New York Live interview with Marsha Mason about the 2019 production of Little Gem, her performance process, the importance of showing female stories on stage, and her role in the hit Netflix TV show “Grace and Frankie”!
WHAT TO READ:
Learn more about Irish and Catalan director, Marc Atkinson Borrull, in this BroadwayWorld Interview!
Read about what drew Borrull to Little Gem, what he loves about Irish Rep, and more!
Starting out as an actor, Elaine Murphy grew tired of not seeing herself represented on stage: as a woman and as a member of a working-class community. Learn about how her work in a North Dublin women’s health center inspired her to write.
WHAT TO LISTEN TO:
Listen to playwright Elaine Murphy’s 2018 radio play Ma! Winner of the PJ O’Connor Radio Drama Award, this funny and poignant play follows Ellen McCormack, affectionately know as ‘Ma,’ as she struggles to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her estranged daughters.
WHAT TO EAT AND DRINK:
Enjoy a night out in the pub in your own home with this classic hearty Irish pub fare, Guinness Battered Fish and Chips.
The youngest of the Little Gem women, Amber, enjoys a shot of Sambuca (or two!) at the bar. While shots might not be our thing, here’s some Sambuca recipes to try!
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