KATE BURTON (GRETTA CONROY)
Kate Burton has been nominated for a Tony for her performances in Hedda Gabler, The Elephant Man and The Constant Wife. She was most recently seen in NY as The Queen and Belarius in Cymbeline at Shakespeare in the Park. She has appeared in Lovers/Winners, Aristocrats and Give Me Your Answer, Do! by Brian Friel, and Carthaginians and Factory Girls by Frank MacGuinness. She also appeared on Broadway in The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh and toured Ireland, stopping in Dublin's Gaiety, Cork Opera House, Galway's Druid, Letterkenny, Belfast Opera House and Waterford's Theater Royal. A three time Emmy nominee for her portrayals of Sally Langston in Scandal and Ellis Grey in Grey's Anatomy, she has also appeared on Law and Order(s), The West Wing, The Practice, Grimm and Veep. Films include 127 Hours, 2 Days in NY, Celebrity, Ice Storm, Unfaithful and Big Trouble in Little China. She is a graduate of Brown University and The Yale School of Drama.
BOYD GAINES (GABRIEL CONROY)
Celebrated stage star Boyd Gaines is the winner of four Tony Awards (for Gypsy, She Loves Me, The Heidi Chronicles and Contact) and received a fifth Tony nomination for Journey’s End. Gaines' other stage credits include Driving Miss Daisy, Pygmalion, Twelve Angry Men, Cabaret, The Show Off, Company and The Columnist.
PATRICIA KILGARRIFF (AUNT KATE)
PATTY PERKINS (AUNT JULIA)
(The Full Monty)
KARL SCULLY (BARTELL D'ARCY)
(The Irish Tenors)
AEDIN MOLONEY (MOLLY IVORS)
(When I was a Girl I used to Scream and Shout)
PETER CORMICAN (MR. BROWN)
(Rothschild & Sons)
BARRIE KREINIK (MARY JANE)
(The 39 Steps)
TERRY DONNELLEY (MRS. MALINS)
JAMES RUSSELL (FREDDY MALINS)
CLARE O'MALLEY (LILY)
HEATHER MARTIN BIXLER (MISS DALY)
Paul Muldoon and jean Hanff Korelitz (co-adaptors)
Paul Muldoon, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Moy Sand and Gravel, is the author of 12 major collections of poetry, and the current poetry editor of The New Yorker magazine. He holds the Howard G.B. Clark '21 chair in the Humanities at Princeton University.
Jean Hanff Korelitz is the author of six novels, including Admission, You Should Have Known and the forthcoming The Devil and Webster.
THE DEAD, 1904 is the first collaboration for Muldoon and Korelitz, who are married.
CIARÁN o'reilly (director)
O'Reilly has helmed Irish Rep's productions of Shining City; The Weir (Lucille Lortel and Callaway Award nominations); The Emperor Jones (Callaway Award; O'Neill Credo Award; Drama Desk, Drama League and Lucille Lortel Award nominations); The Hairy Ape (Drama Desk, Drama League and Callaway nominations); Philadelphia, Here I Come! (Drama Desk nomination); the world premiere of Banished Children of Eve; as well as the recent productions of Sea Marks, Port Authority, and The Quare Land, among others. As an actor, he has been seen in the Irish Rep productions of Da, Juno and the Paycock, Dancing at Lughnasa, Molly Sweeney, Aristocrats, A Whistle in the Dark, The Shaughraun, and The Irish and How They Got That Way. He also appeared in the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of A Touch of the Poet with Gabriel Byrne at the Abbey Theater in Dublin; and made his Broadway debut in The Corn is Green. He has been honored three times by Irish America Magazine with the Irish America "Top 100 Irish" Award.