The Seafarer's Ciarán Hinds will be a featured
guest on this weekend's edition of NY1's "On Stage."
Hinds recently sat down with NY1 correspondent Patrick Pacheco to talk about the
critically lauded production of Conor
McPherson's The Seafarer and his role as Mr. Lockhart. The
Seafarer is currently playing at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street).
"On Stage" airs Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30AM 10:00AM,
and again from 7:30PM 8:00PM. It also airs Mondays from 9:30PM
10:00PM, and that same night from 12:30AM 1:00AM.
McPherson, the author of the Olivier Award-winning The Weir and
the Tony-nominated Shining City,
comes a chilling new play about the sea, Ireland, and the power of myth.
It's Christmas Eve and Sharky (Morse) has returned to Dublin to look after his
irascible, aging brother (Norton) who's recently gone blind. Old drinking
buddies Ivan (Hill) and Nicky (Mahon)
are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival
of a stranger (Hinds) from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher.
In fact, Sharky may be playing for his very soul," explain press notes.
Two-time Olivier Award winner Conleth Hill (Stones in His Pockets, The Producers) is reprising his role as 'Ivan
Curry,' which he originated at The National Theatre in London. Ciarán Hinds is best known to audiences as 'Gaius Julius Caesar'
in HBO's epic drama "Rome," and Closer in
the West End and on Broadway. Sean Mahon is making his Broadway
debut as 'Nicky Giblin.'Drama Desk Award winner David Morse (How I Learned to Drive) is returning to New
York theatre after receiving an Emmy nomination for his guest starring role in
"House, M.D." Jim Norton is
reprising his role as 'Richard Harkin' for which he received the 2007 Olivier
The Broadway production of The Seafarer opened on Thursday, December 6 and began previews on Tuesday, October 30.
The Seafarer received its world premiere in 2006
at the National's Cottesloe Theatre, opening to critical acclaim. The
Seafarer received two Olivier Award nominations including Best New
Play for McPherson. Jim Norton received the Olivier for Best Performance in a
The creative team for
The Seafarer includes: Rae Smith (set and costume design),
Neil Austin (lighting design),
and Mathew Smethurst-Evans (sound
For more information on The Seafarer, please
visit www.SeafarerThePlay.com. Tickets range from $98.50 - $76.50.
Telecharge 212-239-6200 or www.telecharge.com.
Performance Schedule: Tuesday
Saturday at 8 PM. Matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 3