Banished Children of Eve - World Premiere

  • Needs a date

  • Needs a location

  • The Irish Repertory Theatre is staging this play, adapted from Peter Quinn?s novel, set during the Civil War in New York City.

    Against the backdrop of the dangerous, sweltering Civil War summer of 1863, the Bowery explodes with racial tension and the City of New York rushes headlong toward the fatal July draft riots. Moving to the music and rhythms of these dangerous times, a diverse band of characters is drawn together in a net of intrigue and violence. Jack Mulcahy leading an Irish minstrel troupe, stars opposite his true love, a beautiful Mulatto girl who whites her face and crosses the ice as Eliza in Uncle Tom?s Cabin. On the blistering streets outside, corrupt Tammany Hall bosses plot to take advantage of the chaos to enrich themselves whilst destroying any hopes of escape to a place of freedom and peace for Jack and his little family. The famous songwriter, Stephen Foster, wends his way through this entrancing drama as he produces the beautiful melodies which have become so famous.

Join or login to comment.

  • chapstickmom

    I would love to attend as well when you know the date.

    October 9

  • Dennis

    Loved this book. Would definitely be up for seeing the play.

    October 7, 2010

Want to go?

Join us!

11 going

  • Dr. Jackie P.

    Been wanting to meet up with my fellow Irish and traverse about New York. :)

  • Karen

    HI!

  • Margaret

    Margaret

  • Robin

    I love Irish music and culture and anything Irish!!! I belong to IAC on 51st Street and am... more

  • Susan G. +1

    Hello All, I am a second-generat­ion Irish American. I did Irish step dancing as a... more

  • Patricia V.

    Second generation Irish and Italian

  • Siobhan S.

    Over the last few years, I've become more interested in my heritage and I now have dual... more

  • Oona

    Hi, I love Irish culture and your group offers a good... more

  • Patrick

    I am new to New York, and looking to meet some people here

1 not going

(See all)
  • eamonn

    29 living in new york last 4 years interested in this group

Our Sponsors

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create a Meetup Group and meet new people

Get started Learn more
Henry

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

Start your Meetup today

Act now and get 50% off.
Until February 1.

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy