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Runs from Saturday March 10 2018 to Sunday March 18 2018

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 40 minutes


Nancy Marine Studio Theatre
84 Main Street
Torrington CT 06790

Event Notes


By Frank McCourt
Original Music Arrangements by Rusty McGee

THE IRISH… AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY is an uplifting musical celebration of all things Irish in the tumultuous 20th and 21st centuries through the eyes of Pulitzer Prize winning author, Frank McCourt (Angela’s Ashes‘TisTeacher Man). 

McCourt’s razor-sharp wit, coupled with his trademark bitter irony, and his boundless love for the Irish are all underscored by glorious music extending all the way from the auld Irish folk ballades, through George M. Cohan’s patriotic love songs to America, World War II standards sung in films of the era, USOs and foxholes all over the world, as well as beloved contemporary hits. This raucous celebration of all things Irish is a jovial, heartbreaking and inspiring tribute. Raise a glass and let's salute those who have dreams for a better life.

Presented by special arrangement with The Irish Repertory Theatre Company, Inc.


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