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.


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


There will be nine plays presented, one by each group between Tuesday, May 24 and Saturday, May 28, 2016.
For more info on the festival, please visit the website of the host group at: Milwaukee Irish Arts

2016 Festival Schedule of Performances (subject to change)
Tuesday, May 24
The Plough and the Stars, by Sean O'Casey
Milwaukee Irish Arts
Milwaukee, WI
Wednesday, May 25
The Cheek, by Jim Lynch
Magpie Theatre Company
Chicago, IL
Wednesday, May 25
Eden, by Eugene O'Brien
Liffey Players Drama Society
Calgary, AB
Thursday, May 26
Chapatti, by Christian O'Reilly
Heads on Stage
Dublin, IR
 Thursday, May 26
The Shadow of a Gunman, by Sean O'Casey
Gaelic Park Players
Chicago, IL
Friday, May 27
The Seafarer, Conor McPherson
Irish Players of Rochester
Rochester, NY
Friday, May 27
Hooked!, by Gillian Grattan
Irish Theatre of Florida
Delray Beach, FL
Saturday, May 28
The Weir, by Conor McPherson
Irish American Theatre Company
Cincinnati, OH
Saturday, May 28 8pm The Last Days of Cleopatra, by Laoisa Sexton
Tara Players
Winnipeg, MB