Residencies & Partnerships





Mar 6, 2024 – Mar 23, 2024



At the National Stadium
Dublin, Ireland


WAKE, the smash-hit theatrical phenomenon from THISISPOPBABY (RIOT), is a home-grown arena party uniting a ferocious full band with the most extraordinary circus, aerial, dance, and spoken word artists in the land. 

An Irish Arts Center co-commission.

Created by Jennifer Jennings, Phillip McMahon, and Niall Sweeney
Directed by Jennifer Jennings and Phillip McMahon
With text by Carys D. Coburn
Composition, sound design and musical direction by Alma Kelliher
Choreography by Philip Connaughton


Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Howard Gilman Foundation; Tourism Ireland; the Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Arnhold Foundation; the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; Northern Ireland Bureau; Invest NI; CIE Tours International; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; and thousands of generous donors like you.


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