Master Classes & Workshops

Where Do Plays Come From? Playwriting Workshop with Deirdre Kinahan

Back by popular demand!


$112 general / $90 members, students, and seniors

Dec 2 – Dec 3



Box Office


Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019


Learn a few tricks of the trade from leading Irish playwright Deirdre Kinahan at this two-day workshop. What makes theatre relevant right now? What plays insist on being written and where do we find inspiration? Over the course of this hands-on weekend, Deirdre will share her ghosts and help you give voice to a few of your own! Get ready to explore how the playwright distills the big idea into powerful and personal dramas.


Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government partners including the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; The Ireland Funds, America; Howard Gilman Foundation; Tourism Ireland; Bloomberg Philanthropies; The Nancy Malone Living Trust; The Shubert Foundation; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in New York City; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Westchester County; The Knights of St. Patrick; The Jerome L. Greene Foundation; Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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