The Seafarer

Name: Irish Repertory Theatre
Address: 132 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
Production Information
First performance date: March 30, 2018
Opening date: April 18, 2018
Closing date: May 13, 2018
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
After losing yet another job, Sharky has returned home to Dublin to build a new, sober existence with his cantankerous elder brother, Richard, recently blinded in a drunken accident. But it’s Christmas Eve, and the drinks are flowing as old friends convene for an annual game of poker. This year, an immortal stranger from Sharky’s past arrives, raising the stakes to eternal consequence.

Written by Irish Playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, Shining City), The Seafarer premiered at London’s Royal National Theatre in 2006 and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Play. It premiered on Broadway in December of 2007, where it was nominated for four 2008 Tony Awards, including Best Play. This will be Matthew Broderick’s second production with Irish Repertory Theatre, the first in McPherson’s Shining City in 2016.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Irish Repertory Theatre Producer
Conor McPherson Playwright
Ryan Rumery Original Music
Ciarán O’Reilly Director
Rick Sordelet Fight Director
Charlie Corcoran Set Designer
Martha Hally Costume Designer
Brian Nason Lighting Designer
Ryan Rumery Sound Designer
M. Florian Staab Sound Designer
Deirdre Brennan Prop Design
Luamar Cervejeira Associate Lighting Designer
Lisa Fane General Manager
Matt Ross Public Relations Press Representative
Jeff Davolt Production Stage Manager
Kate Mandracchia Assistant Stage Manager
Joshua J. Allen Technical Director
Deborah Brown Casting
Stephen Gabis Dialect Coach

Actor Role
Matthew Broderick Mr. Lockhart
Colin McPhillamy Richard Harkin
Michael Mellamphy Ivan Curry
Andy Murray James "Sharky" Harkin
Tim Ruddy Nicky Giblin