Remembering Brian Friel

As he prepares to return to the stage in Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Gabriel Byrne took time out recently to remember another playwright who has influenced and inspired him over the years: Irish dramatist Brian Friel. From Carole Di Tosti at BlogCritics: The renowned Irish playwright Brian […]

Celebrating Yeats: 150 Years!

Updated June 11 The Irish Times has conveniently collected several essays about Yeats for your reading pleasure: William Butler Yeats was born a century and a half ago, on June 13th, 1865. This collection of articles marks the depth of his engagement with Ireland and with his art, both as […]

Updated: Gabriel Byrne Presents At IAW&A Annual Event

Updated October 19 The Midtown Gazette reports: The informal cocktail reception featured speeches by IAWA president Peter A Quinn, McCourt and Byrne, who appeared in Eugene O’Neill’s “A Touch of the Poet” with O’Reilly in 2005. Byrne called the theater “an incredible achievement – bringing the work of so many […]