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Celebrating Eugene O’Neill in his ancestral home area of New Ross, Co Wexford

9th-13th OCTOBER 2019 New Ross, Co Wexford, Ireland

THEATRE PROGRAMME Wednesday 9th, Welcome Reception. Introductory talk by Dan McGovern, President of the O’Neill Foundation, ‘O’Neill and Ireland’ .

Thursday 10th, Long Days Journey into Night. A Eugene O’ Neil Foundation production of Eugene O’Neill’s most famous play directed by Eric Fraisher Hayes.

Friday 11th, Glencairn Sea Plays. A Eugene O’Neill trilogy , presented on board the Dunbrody Famine Ship, a St Michael’s Theatre production directed by Paul Walsh.

Saturday 12th, Strange Interlude. A Staged reading of Eugene O’Neil’s audacious epic Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Strange Interlude is one of the masterpieces of American Theatre. This rarely performed masterpiece will be presented in two part and includes a buffet dinner at the Dunbrody Visitor centre during the interval Directed by Ben Barnes, with a top class cast of international actors of stage and screen.. Venue: St. Michael’s Theatre. Part 1: 3.30pm | Part 2: 8.00pm

Sunday 13th, The Diary of Maynard Perdu. Written and directed by the award winning playwright Billy Roche and starring the acclaimed actor/musician Peter Mc Camley. It is set in the fantastic mirrored burlesque world of the Spiegeltent where fantasy and delusion reign supreme.

FESTIVAL TOUR PACKAGE

An all-in tour package has been arranged to cater for those departing US on October 8th and arriving Dublin Airport am October 9th. Bus will depart airport coach Park at 2 p.m. arriving Brandon House Hotel at 4.30 p.m.

Wednesday 9th, Welcome Reception. Introductory talk by Dan McGovern, President of the O’Neill Foundation ‘O’Neill and Ireland’ .

Thursday 10th, Viking Waterford Tour. Featuring the Museum of Treasures, the historic Reginald’s Tower and enjoy a virtual reality experience of a Viking Village.

Friday 11th, Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford. Re-tracing 2000 years of Irish History in this dramatic reconstruction and re-enactment.

Saturday 12th, Dunbrody Famine Ship & Ros Tapestry. Visit the replica Dunbrody and the Irish Emigrant Story and follow it with a viewing of the famous Ros Tapestry featuring 15 separate tapestries depicting the Norman Invasion of Ireland.

Sunday 13th, Kennedy Homestead and JFK Arboretum. Visit JFK’s ancestral home, take tea with his Irish cousins followed by a visit to the national memorial arboretum and Presidential exhibit

Monday 14th, Return to Dublin airport by coach.

FOR BOOKINGS CONTACT: info@eugeneoneillfestival.com Sean Reidy:

Chairman, The O’Neill Ancestral Trust.

Call: +353 87 271 3776

Booking deposit for festival tour: $150

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Festival Package: Includes: Dinner, Bed & Breakfast at Brandon House Hotel each day. Admission to all Festival events and attractions. A light Lunch will also be provided each day. Flights NOT included.

$1000

Single Supplement $200

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