At the Galway Sessions parade Saturday morning, Irish Thunder Pipes and Drums, from Swedesburg, Montgomery County, will be out in front.
This gender-bending true story about Whistling Jack McConnell is ultimate about women’s rights, love, acceptance, and compassion. It plays now through June 29 at Philadelphia’s Luna Theater.
A new play coming to Philadelphia tells the tale of Whistling Jack McConnell, a 1920s thug known as “The Toughest Boy in Philadelphia.” Trouble is, Whistling Jack couldn’t really live up to that legend. Find out why.
This Monday’s one-off performance of a play that explores tension in two communities–Philadelphia and Belfast–is especially meaningful to the playwright, Tom Reing. The trip to Ireland that inspired it also helped give birth to the Inis Nua Theatre Company, where Reing is artistic director, 10 years ago.
Ellen Tepper is a familiar face to Irish music lovers in the Delaware Valley. She’s one half of the Jameson Sisters Irish duo and a well-known Celtic harpist. She’s also a talented artist whose works have the same Celtic air as her music.
Tell the truth—you’ve always wanted to see what this grand old building on North Broad Street looked like from the inside. Now you get your chance—and proceeds of the tour benefit the Irish Immigration Center. The tour is scheduled for Monday, and tickets are selling fast. Better hurry.