Arizona Theatre Company presents ‘Outside Mullingar’ starting Feb. 15
Feb. 13, 2018
Directed by David Ivers, Arizona Theatre Company’s rendition of “Outside Mullingar” will take place in Phoenix at the Herberger Theater on Feb. 15 through March 4.
Ivers, the artistic director at ATC, says the production is a mixture of drama, romantic comedy and classic Irish oppression. Fundamentally, though, it’s a “beautifully crafted, feel good piece.” The four person play has a flare of compelling intimacy woven through the writing.
“Outside Mullingar,” a Tony nominee for Best Play, is filled with hilarious sequences, and at the heart of it, carries the legacy of family, Ivers says. If the story isn’t enough to bring you in, the production will surely wow the audience when it starts to rain on stage.
This is the first time “Outside Mullingar” has been put on by ATC. According to Ivers, ATC’s production won’t be any different from the original production created by John Patrick Shanley because well-made plays don’t require reinvention. And it is always a good time to have a story with a happy ending.
ATC announced their 2018-19 season on Tuesday. Ivers says this will be an especially exciting season because people can sense that there is a reinvigorated commitment to the organization.
For more information on “Outside Mulligar” and the upcoming season, go here.