Genre: Comedy, Drama, Festival
Nora Sun McLaughlin

The Giant’s Causeways, asks the question, can the friendship between two boys, one Catholic, the other Protestant, stand up to the political and religious battles surrounding them in Northern Ireland in the 60's and 70's? Loosely based on a story told by her father who grew up in Belfast during the Troubles, McLaughlin tells her tale from a larger, empathetic perspective that no one side was right, weaving a fierce drama about rage, pain and death along with some Irish singing, whiskey drinking, and the moral choices we make every day.

Cast: Emily Chang-Stage Mgr , Genevieve Kolve-Lighting
Open:   02/27/09
Close:   03/08/09

Friday, February 27, 2009
10:30 PM

Sunday, March 01, 2009
8:30 PM

Wednesday, March 04, 2009
7:30 PM

Saturday, March 07, 2009
8:30 PM

Sunday, March 08, 2009
2:30 PM

Theater:   Red Room
Address:   85 E. 4th St.
New York, NY 10003
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Subway Info: Take the F or V trains to 2nd Avenue or the 6 train to Astor Place

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James Fauvell started his professional acting career in the World Premiere of Tom Fontana’s The Day Jack Got Pinched and has since performed in numerous Off and Off-Off Broadway productions. Most recent theatre credits Include; Harry and Pep(Center Stage) Promise Tomorrow Today, which won Best New Play at the Downtown Urban Theatre Festival and the one-man show Alcohol, written by Kyle Bradstreet which ran for a month at the Players Theatre Loft. Martin Denton said about Alcohol that “Fauvell conveys the underlying sadness of this character with particular skill…he’s also very funny”. Film Credits include; Chasing Home(2012) Nicholas Of Myra(filming), and the Shorts; Spirits, which screened nationally on PBS as part of its REEL13 series, as well as at the Blackout Film Festival. Weequahic, which screened at the Hoboken International Film Festival, and won Best short at the Jersey Shore Film Festival,  along with 4 other shorts amidst the 12in12 Film Project.

James is also a founding member of the Labrats Theatre Company, and a recent graduate of the Maggie Flanigan Studio


Thomas Hodgskin: (Conall) is very excited to be working on The Giant's Causeways. He recently completed a National Tour for FoodPlay Productions and is thrilled to be in NY. He has a Bachelors degree from DeSales University in Theater Arts and has played such roles as Venticello #2 in Amadeus, Banjo in the Man Who Came to Dinner, and Oscar Hubbard in The Little Foxes.


Jill Harrison (Director) has been involved in the arts for over seventeen years, working as a director, performer, choreographer, and teaching artist. Select credits include: Stefanie Zadravec’s Leaving (The Queens Players), OFF Stage (Peculiar Works Project), Jump, Breathe, and The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Harry Kondoleon's Play Yourself and Craig Lucas' Reckless (Theatre Outlet), Maria Micheles’ The Actress and Flowers For Me (Brooklyn Playwrights/Theatre for the New City). Assistant work: Craig Lucas’ Prayer for My Enemy at Playwrights Horizons, NYTW, Williamstown Theatre Festival, NYMF, NAMT and FHB Productions. Upcoming: The Survivor Theatre Project (Heiress Productions/Simpatico Theatre Project). Member of Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab.


Nora Sun McLaughlin (playwright), a native of New Jersey, and student of Ken Urban and Stefanie Zadravec, makes her production debut at the FRIGID New York 2009 Festival. She has worked for the Chester Theatre Group, DUMBO Theater eXchange in the NYC International Fringe Festival 2006, 4th Wall Musical Theatre Group, and for the New York Musical Theatre Festival.