THE BATTLES OF RICHMOND HILL
World-Premiere of Full-Length Drama-Comedy
HERE, NYC I 2019
The play follows Sheila O'Connor, who has been drinking too much lately at her favorite pub, The Dublin Rose, and has become a danger to herself. When her worried grandson arrives, determined to re-locate her from her beloved Richmond Hill, Queens to an assisted living community in New Jersey, the battle lines are drawn. Over the course of one tumultuous vodka-fueled evening filled with Irish magic and long-buried secrets, Sheila will learn to overcome her fears and finally find the courage to face the next chapter.
Written by Penny Jackson
Directed by Kathy Gail MacGowan
Starring Nora Chester, Kevin Gilmartin, Mac Brydon, Jordan Ahnquist, Alan Safier & Lindsay Ryan