As previously reported, the symposium is headlined by Tony Award-winning director Garry Hynes. She will be interviewed in a public session by Belinda McKeon from 4:30pm-5:15pm.
The symposium will also include three panels on different aspects of Irish theater. Economic Realities: Building Irish Theater in the US (10am - 11:30am), will be moderated by Scott Watson, and feature panelists George Heslin, Linda Murray, Tom Reing, Ciaran O'Reilly, Tara McCabe, Maedhbh McCullagh, andRob MacGoey. Tradition and Nostalgia: Contexts and Challenges for a New Generation (11:45am - 1:15pm) will be moderated by John Harrington and feature James Flannery, Tanya Dean, Gwen Orel, Gary Duggan, and Charlotte Moore. The Irish Brand (2:45pm-4:15pm) will be moderated by Annette Clancy and include Tania Banotti, Eugene Downes, Patrick Healy, Paula McFetridge, Nik Quaife, and Paul Meade.
For additional information, visit irelandhouse.fas.nyu.edu/object/ne.theatretalk.