30th Annual Bloomsday on Broadway
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Please join us at any time during Bloomsday on Broadway, you can arrive at any point and be seated. Don't be deterred just because you missed the start!

On Thursday, June 16th, 2011, we celebrate the 30th annual BLOOMSDAY ON BROADWAY James Joyce ULYSSES marathon, staged by Isaiah Sheffer. It will involve over 100 actors, including some leading stars of stage and screen, and will last over twelve hours, from noon until Molly Bloom's final "Yes!" sometime after midnight. Since the events of June 16, 1904, described in the 18 episodes of ULYSSES also happen on a Thursday, this anniversary will sample ALL 18 EPISODES, giving beginning readers of ULYSSES a sampling of the diverse styles employed by James Joyce, and giving experienced Joyceans a very satisfying literary feast.

The program for the day's events are as follows:

Noon    Telemachus: Stephen and Mulligan
Mulligan and Dedalus on the Tower
   
Narrator and Buck Mulligan: Fritz Weaver
    Stephen Dedalus: Daniel Alexander Jones
           
    Breakfast and the Milk Woman

Narrator: Lois Smith
Stephen Dedalus: Daniel Alexander Jones

The Milk Woman: Kathleen Chalfant
    Haines: William L. Haines
    Buck Mulligan: Malachy McCourt

12:40     NESTOR: Stephen at School
    Stephen Dedalus and Mr Deasy

    Narrator: Mia Dillon
    Stephen Dedalus: Daniel Alexander Jones

    Mr. Deasy: Keir Dullea
   
1:00     PROTEUS: Stephen on the beach
Stephen Dedalus Walks The Beach and Thinks
   
    Stephen Dedalus: Isaiah Sheffer

1:45     CALYPSO:
    Leopold Bloom starts his day
   
Narrator: Eleanor Reissa
    Leopold Bloom: Denis O’Hare
         
    The Pussycat: Michelle Dupré
    Molly: Johanna Thomsen       

    Bloom Visits the Porkbutcher

    Narrator: Eleanor Reissa
    Leopold Bloom: Denis O’Hare

    Frances Scanlon

    Molly’s Breakfast in Bed, Bloom’s Breakfast and Bowel Movement
   
Narrator: Rochelle Oliver
    Leopold Bloom: Denis O’Hare
       
The Pussycat: Michelle Dupré
    Millie: Grace Lang
    Molly: Johanna Thomsen


2:30     LOTUS EATERS: Bloom walks to the baths
Henry Flower (Bloom) Gets A Letter

Narrator: Adam Harvey
Leopold Bloom: Vincent Dowling

    Jack Davidson       
Lisa Flanagan

A Tip On A Horse and a Bath
   
Narrator: Ivy Austin
    Leopold Bloom: Paul Hecht
       
Delphi Harrington

3:00    HADES: Dignam’s funeral
    The Carriage to Glasnevin Cemetary
   
Narrator: Terry Donnelly
    Leopold Bloom: Paul Hecht

    Leonard Fleischer
    Jeremy Laurence
    Thane Rosenbaum   

3:30     AEOLUS: The newspaper office
   
Leonard Fleischer
    Mary Beth Hurt
    Thane Rosenbaum
    Roger Hendricks Simon
   
4:00     LESTRYGONIANS: Lunchtime
   
Jack Davidson
    Marin Ireland
    Andrew Seear

4:30     SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS: The Library
    Stephen Dedalus lectures on Shakespeare and Fatherhood
   
Narrator: Isaiah Sheffer
    Stephen Dedalus: Scott Shepherd

    Jack Davidson
    Stephen Kass
    Christine McDonald
    Matthew Taylor

5:00     WANDERING ROCKS: Walkers in Dublin
A View from Eight Rocks
   
Alphie McCourt
Leonard Fleischer
Charlotte Moore
Tony Roberts
Lisa Flanagan
Helen-Jean Arthur

5:30     SIRENS: Music at the Ormonde
    The Word Orchestra Tuning Up

    Adam Harvey
   
5:45     CYCLOPS: Violence at Barney’s
    Barney’s and Inisfail
   
    Narrator: Neil Hickey
    Joe: Ciaran O’Reilly

    Michael Cerveris

Description of The Cyclops
   
    Peter Quinn

The Forester’s Wedding
   
    Michael Cerveris

Bloom on Nations

    Narrator: Neil Hickey
    Leopold Bloom: David Margulies
    The Citizen: Malachy McCourt
    Joe: Ciaran O’Reilly

    Ivy Austin
Mac Barrett
    Clodagh Bowyer
    Peter Quinn

    Bloom Escapes the Cyclops’ Wrath

    Narrator: Neil Hickey
    Leopold Bloom: David Margulies
The Citizen: Malachy McCourt
    Joe: Ciaran O’Reilly

Charlotte Colavin
Jean Lee
Peter Quinn
Isaiah Sheffer
Fiona Walsh

   

6:30     NAUSICAA: Fireworks on the beach
    The Fireworks
   
    Terry Donnelly
   
6:40     OXEN OF THE SUN: Language Gestates
Before Born Babe Bliss Had (Anglo-Saxon Poetry Parody)
   
    Frances Sternhagen

    Bloom Arrives at Maternity Hospital (Anglo-Saxon Elegy Parody)
   
    Barbara Rosenblat

    Medical Students Arrive (Mandeville Middle English Parody)

    Frances Sternhagen

    Who Was Here (Mallory 15th Century Parody)

    Barbara Rosenblat

    Stephen starts Drinking (18th Century Parody)

    Isaiah Sheffer

    Fathers and Sons (Parody of Charles Lamb)

    Frances Sternhagen

    Let’s Get Drunk! (19th Century Carlyle Parody)

    Barbara Rosenblat

7:10    THE MOOKSE AND THE GRIPES SECTION FROM FINNEGANS WAKE

    Adam Harvey

7:40       INTERMISSION


8:00    LIVE BROADCAST ON WNYC 93.9FM BEGINS

8:00    CIRCE: Nighttown Nightmares
    Candidate Bloom’s Platform
   
    Narrator: Isaiah Sheffer
    Leopold Bloom: Boyd Gaines

    Mary Brienza
    David Buskin
    Aidan Connolly
    Adam Harvey
    Jeremy Laurence
    Martin Sage
    Naomi Thornton

    Kinky Bloom, The Shoe Fetishist and Bella Cohen, Whoremistress

    Narrator: Isaiah Sheffer
Leopold Bloom: John Shea
    Bella/Bello Cohen: Eilen O’Dea

    Tandy Cronyn
    Ellen McCourt
    Lynne McCourt
    Sarah Montague
John Spinks
George Stack

Bloom Recues Stephen: Climax of Bloomsday

Narrator: Barbara Feldon
Leopold Bloom: James Naughton
Stephen Dedalus: Peter Francis James

Dana Ivey
Jeremy Laurence
Andrew Seear
John Spinks
Matthew Taylor

9:00    EMMAEUS: Heading Home
    Bloom helps Stephen Sober Up

    A) Trying to Get A Cab
    Robert MacNeil

    B) Walking through the Streets and Talking
    Estelle Parsons

    C) Talking about Father… Where Will You Sleep Tonight
    KT Sullivan
   
9:15    ITHACA: Mr. Bloom’s Homecoming
    Bloom and Stephen have Cocoa, Get Acquainted

    Q: Mary Brienza
    A: Peter Gerety
   
    Comparing Host and Guest

    Q: Sarah Montague
A: Jonathan Hadary
   
    Bloom and Daughter: An Invitation Declined

    Q: Barbara Hammond
    A: Lillo Way

    Stargazing and Urinating in the Garden

    Q: Gordana Rashovich
A: John Shea
   
    The Wandering Jew Sums Up His Day

    Q: Ellen McCourt
    A: Harris Yulin

    Leopold Bloom Gets Into Bed
   
    Q: Rebecca Donner
    A: Damien Woetzel

    Mr. Bloom Falls Asleep

    Q: Rebecca Donner
    A: Isaiah Sheffer

10:30    PENELOPE: Molly’s night thoughts   

    Fionnula Flanagan