Theatre

Conversations After Sex

The Irish Times' Theatre Awards winner for best new play of 2022

Details

$25–65 (inclusive of service fees)
Date(s)

Feb 22, 2023 – Mar 11, 2023

Contact

Box Office

888-616-0274
boxoffice@irishartscenter.org

Phone hours:
10am-6pm, Monday-Friday

In person:
Opens 60 minutes before the performance on show days


Location

Irish Arts Center 
726 11th Avenue 
Hell's Kitchen, NYC

Overview

In unexpected conversations after anonymous sexual encounters, a woman discovers men with the same deep need to connect. Anchored by a stunning, tour de force performance by Kate Stanley Brennan, multi-award-winning writer Mark O’Halloran and director Tom Creed (Trade, Best New Play, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2011) reunite for this funny, tender and brutally honest new work from THISISPOPBABY (RIOT, WAKE). U.S. premiere.

Winner
Best New Play
Irish Times Theatre Awards 2022

★★★★★ “Five stars for Mark O’Halloran’s extraordinary new play … Kate Stanley Brennan is sublime”—IRISH TIMES

★★★★ “A portrayal of grief that is unforgettable in its rawness”—THE GUARDIAN 

★★★★★ “At all times Conversations After Sex is a marvellous piece of theatre, beautifully directed, with a cast to die for. Not to be missed.”—THE ARTS REVIEW


Showtimes 
Tue | 7:30pm
Wed | 7:30pm 
Thu-Fri | 8pm
Sat | 2pm and 8pm
Sun | 2pm

Tickets 
Wed-Thu | Access $25 / regular $41 (+$6 fee) / premium $55 (+ $6 fee) 
Fri-Sun | Access $25 / regular $46 (+$6 fee) / premium $65 (+ $6 fee)

Please note: This performance contains brief full nudity, themes of an adult nature, and references to suicide.


Written by Mark O’Halloran
Directed by Tom Creed
Performed by Kate Stanley Brennan, Fionn Ó Loingsigh, Clelia Murphy
Set & costume design Sarah Bacon
Lighting design Sarah Jane Shiels
Music composition Emma O’Halloran
Sound design Ivan Birthistle
Movement & intimacy director Sue Mythen
Producer (Ireland) Carla Rogers
Production manager (Ireland) Adam Fitzsimons

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Presented with generous support from Culture Ireland.

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