A PERFORMANCE ON SCREEN
Written by Conor McPherson
Directed by Ciarán O’Reilly
Starring Dan Butler, Sean Gormley, John Keating, Tim Ruddy, and Amanda Quaid
In a remote country pub in Ireland, newcomer Valerie arrives and becomes spellbound by an evening of ghostly stories told by the local bachelors who drink there. With a whiff of sexual tension in the air and the wind whistling outside, what starts out as blarney soon darkens as the tales drift into the realm of the supernatural. Then, Valerie reveals a startling story of her own…
Conor McPherson’s The Weir is a haunting evocative evening you will never forget.
The 2013 Irish Rep production of The Weir was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival. Due to audience demand, The Weir was revived again in Irish Rep’s 2015 season.
Advance reservations are required. Your event link will be emailed 2 hours before your selected performance begins.
Reservations are exclusive to Irish Rep Members until Monday, July 6 at 12:59pm.
Irish Rep Members get early access to all shows plus other special digital benefits. Learn about membership here.
Public Reservations Available on Monday, July 6 at 1pm.
Press from our past productions of The Weir:
“The Weir, invites us to re-examine the theater, and to ask ourselves what we seek from stories and those who tell them.” – The New York Times
“The Weir proves to be a profound meditation on the twin themes of loneliness and community, told so theatrically that you’ll savor each peat-scented phrase.” – The Wall Street Journal
“an elegant, funny, moving distillation and celebration of the uniquely Irish way with words” – The New Yorker
Irish Repertory Theatre would like to thank Conor McPherson and his agent for their support of this special event.
We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions Actors’ Equity Association, American Guild of Musical Artists, American Guild of Variety Artists, and SAG-AFTRA through Theatre Authority, lnc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear on this program.
Need help accessing the performance?
The performance will take place on YouTube Live. A private link to the show will be emailed to you two hours before your selected performance date (you must register in advance in order to access the show). The email with the link will come from email@example.com – if you have not received the email within two hours of your selected performance time, please check your spam inbox or email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Link Needed” in the subject line. If you need further support, please email email@example.com with a description of the issue and your phone number. An Irish Rep staff member will be standing by to assist.
For step-by-step instructions on how to view The Weir on your SmartTV via the Youtube app, see here.