|Aedin Moloney and Rachel Pickup (@Carol Rosegg)|
How It’s New York: Fallen Angel Theatre Company is a New York company devoted to presenting plays by British and Irish playwrights for a New York audience.
How It’s Irish: Aedin Moloney is Irish. Irish Repertory Theatre co-presents the show. And while Airswimming is set in England, warehousing women who’ve given birth out of wedlock has a sad history in Ireland, too.
Kathy Callahan interviewed Aedin , who is starring in Airswimming at Irish Rep Theatre. Aedin co-starred last season in Dancing at Lughnasa at Irish Rep (read our review here!; Aedin talks about it on this podcast!). Director John Keating directed Eva the Chaste by Barbara Hammond for Fallen Angel in July 2012 (our review here!). The play by Charlotte Jones (Humble Boy; The Woman in White) opened on Sunday, Jan. 13, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 3. Aedin is the producer and artistic director of Fallen Angel Theatre Company.
The play begins in the 1920s and goes through the 1970s, as Dora and Persephone, incarcerated in a hospital for the “criminally insane,” adopt alter-egos Dorph and Porph to survive.
“The Stage is a good place to bring their stories to life,” says Aedin.
True enough. That is why we must never forget. The stage is a good place to bring their stories to life.
|Rachel Pickup and Aedin Moloney (@ Carol Rosegg)|
I’m in rehearsals for Much Ado About Nothing at The Duke on 42nd Street, but I’m on the other side of the stage for this one, playing Verges and Friar Francis. We start previews on Feb 2 and it runs thru early April.