Actor Episodes

Jan. 23, 2023

S4E17: Michael Mellamphy – Irish Storyteller on Stage, Screen & Video…

Growing up with one foot in Dublin and the other in Cork, Michael “Mick” Mellamphy now has a foot in Ireland and one in New York, where he’s in starring in Ronán Noone’s The Smuggler at the Irish Repertory Theatre, …

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July 25, 2022

S4E5: Aedín Moloney – Saying “Yes!” to a Life on Stage

Growing up in a Dublin home with no TV, Aedín turned to books, reading them aloud, drawing out the characters, and letting the words wash over her, which is how at age ten she managed to read James Joyce’s intimidating …

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Nov. 22, 2021

S3E6: Colin Broderick - Searing Storyteller of the Irish

Colin Broderick likes to tell stories, needs to tell them, be they dark, dank, and dangerous, be they bright, affirming, and knowing. It’s all there in his new film A Bend in the River , his highly personal tale of …

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July 19, 2021

S2E13: Janet Behan - Actor, Playwright…and Brendan’s Niece

Janet Behan carries on the family tradition of creativity in both her acting and writing. The London-born daughter of Dublin-born playwright Brian Behan & Celia Behan, great niece of the songwriter Peadar Kearney (author of A...

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Jan. 4, 2021

S1E8: Alison McKenna - Actor, Producer, Culture Maker

Alison McKenna shares tales from acting on the stages of the Abbey, Gate, and Royal Shakespeare Company, traces her journey as a producer for the theatre and cultural programming such as New York’s centerpiece 1916 Centenary commemoration, and demonstrates why …

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