Next Production – Feb 2019


Celebrating over 40 years of Irish Drama in Canada

Seeks Director


The Land Grabber

By James Phelan and Edward F. Barrett

A survivor of Ireland’s Famine, Johnny Foley is driven to expand his farm and risk the censure of his neighbours and the loss of his family. This original script by James Phelan is a reworking of a script written by his grandfather, Edward F. Barrett and submitted to the Abbey Theatre under the direction of William Butler Yeats.

The Production will run February 14 to March 2 at

The Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street, Toronto

Rehearsing from early December

Toronto Irish Players are a community theatre company and this is a volunteer position, with no honorarium

If interested, please send a letter, attaching your resume and a brief statement about the play to A soft copy of the current draft of the play is available to those expressing interest.

Deadline:  July 6, 2018

Interviews are anticipated in the second or third week of July