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Walking with Ghosts with Gabriel Byrne and Lily King

$30

Includes a Copy of Walking with Ghosts

In stock

Thursday, 7:30 pm EST February 11, 2021

Online Event

Actor Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects, End of Days, In Treatment) will be joined by award-winning author Lily King (Writers & Lovers, Euphoria) to discuss Byrne’s highly anticipated memoir Walking with Ghosts. In it, Byrne conjures a unique portrait of his Irish childhood and his remarkable journey from messenger boy and factory laborer to Hollywood and Broadway success. Weaving between recollections of an Irish upbringing and reflections on stardom, Byrne provides a funny and heartbreaking tale that pays homage to the people and environments that shaped his life and career.

Tickets to this virtual event include a copy of Walking with Ghosts, which will be released on January 12, 2021. Books will include a signed bookplate.

Presented in partnership with Irish Arts Center


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In Conversation

  • Gabriel Byrne, Paris Match Issue 3678, November 6, 2019

    Gabriel Byrne

    Gabriel Byrne

    Gabriel Byrne was born in Dublin and has starred in over 80 films for some of the cinema’s leading directors. He won a Golden Globe for his performance on HBO’s In Treatment. On Broadway he won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and has been nominated twice for the Tony Award. He lives in Manhattan and Maine.

    Photo by Patrick Fouque/Paris MatchContour by Getty Images

  • Lily King c Laura Lewis

    Lily King

    Lily King

    Lily King is the award-winning author most recently of Writers & Lovers as well as the novels The Pleasing Hour, The English Teacher, Father of the Rain, and Euphoria, one of the New York Times Book Review’s “10 Best Books of 2014,” finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and winner of the Kirkus Prize. She lives in Maine.

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    Irish Arts Center

    https://irishartscenter.org/

    Irish Arts Center

    https://irishartscenter.org/

    Irish Arts Center (IAC) brings people of all backgrounds together through the evolving arts and culture of Ireland, with emotionally engaging, dynamic experiences that meet the highest standards of artistic excellence, on an intimate scale, in an environment of Irish hospitality. Our programming serves a range of artistic disciplines, including music, dance, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, humanities and interdisciplinary work, and we are committed to the fullest possible engagement of the artist in the cultural life of New York City.