Following its world premiere at Dublin Theatre Festival 2017, Olivier Award-winning Fishamble (Charolais, Little Thing, Big Thing, The Pride of Parnell Street) brings Sebastian Barry’s critically-acclaimed production of On Blueberry Hill to New York. Featuring Niall Buggy and David Ganly as best of friends and worst of enemies, Christy and PJ, this new play is bursting with humanity as it explores murder, forgiveness, survival, and ultimately, love in the prison of the human heart.
This run is supported by Culture Ireland.
Fishamble: The New Play Company
Fishamble is an Olivier Award-winning, internationally acclaimed Irish theatre company, which discovers, develops and produces new work, across a range of scales. In 2018, Fishamble celebrated 30 years of new plays in Ireland through its many productions and extensive development program.
This city wide extravaganza of Irish culture is now celebrating its 11th year. Origin's 1st Irish has launched the work of more than 200 Irish playwrights and continues to wow audiences with its dynamic presentations from Ireland's most vital voices at work today. Experience main stage productions, dynamic conversations, new work readings, literary events, documentaries, festival award ceremony and much more as they celebrate Ireland's most innovative artists.
"When [Barry's] language is delivered by consummate Irish actors like Niall Buggy and David Ganly, it's hard not to sink into a state of contented sadness you half wish would go on forever" - Ben Brantley, The New York Times
"Compellingly lyrical" - Front Mezz Junkies
"Vivid, poetic" - Woman Around Town
“Fantastic... An inspiring play... Masterful performances” - Sunday Times
“Phenomenal… a superb, devastating play… fine performances… triumphantly directed… not to be missed.” - Sunday Independent
★★★★ “It’s hard to find a word that captures it adequately. ‘Superb’ will have to do.” - Irish Times