Acting Irish International Theatre Festival
Is an annual festival of full-length Irish plays performed by Irish community theatre companies from Canada, US and Ireland.
The festival was started in 1994 and is hosted by a different member group each year.
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In May of 2016, Milwaukee Irish Arts will host the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival. For over twenty years this festival has brought together theatre groups from the United States, Canada and Ireland for one week to present a wide variety of exciting Irish theatre.

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The festival will be presented at the Next Act Theatre, 255 S Water St, Milwaukee WI 53204

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There will be at least eight plays presented, one by each group between Tuesday, May 24 and Saturday, May 28, 2016.

 
 
 

2016 Festival Schedule of Performances (subject to change)
 Dates 
Time
Play
Performing Group
Tuesday, May 24
Evening
The Plough and the Stars, by Sean O'Casey
Milwaukee, WI
Wednesday, May 25
Evening
Eden, by Eugene O'Brien
Calgary, AB
Thursday, May 26
Afternoon
Chapatti, by Christian O'Reilly
Dublin, IR
 Thursday, May 26
Evening
The Shadow of a Gunman, by Sean O'Casey
Chicago, IL
Friday, May 27
Afternoon
The Seafarer, Conor McPherson
Rochester, NY
Friday, May 27
Evening
Hooked!, by Gillian Grattan
Delray Beach, FL
Saturday, May 28
Afternoon
Faith Healer, by Brian Friel
Cincinnati, OH
Saturday, May 28 Evening Monged, by Gary Duggan
Winnipeg, MB