on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage
by Conor McPherson
directed by Ciarán O’Reilly
with Jeffrey Bean, Cillian Hegarty, and Sarah Street
John Plunkett is haunted by memories of a shameful past and shattered life. On Christmas Eve, an unexpected visit from his estranged daughter, Mary, forces John to confront his demons and grapple with his chance at redemption.
Irish Rep is proud to begin its 2019-2020 season with Dublin Carol, Conor McPherson’s revelatory journey towards salvation, which premiered in 2000 at the Royal Court in London and made its U.S. premiere at The Atlantic Theater Company in 2003. Dublin Carol is Irish Rep’s sixth McPherson play; past productions include St. Nicholas (2010), The Weir (2013 & 2015), Port Authority (2014), Shining City (2016), and The Seafarer (2018).