The Heart Of An Irishwoman with Sheelagh Cullen

Saturday, Oct. 21st at 3pm at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

The passion of it all: love, loss, longing, courage, victory, hilarity, Mother Ireland, the emigrant mother, the fiercely strong, courageous women who have inspired some of Ireland’s greatest writers. Irish actor Sheelagh Cullen take us home to the heart of great Irish women in a wonderful afternoon of literature and poetry readings….Not to be missed!

This is a  free event! No reservation required. Free parking at the theatre. NO LATE SEATING. General Admission only! 

“Fantastic…heartbreaking….wonderful…. Congratulations!” — Nancy Warzer-Brady, Vice President of Education, Bowers Museum



Sheelagh Cullen was born in Limerick and came to Los Angeles from Hong Kong , where she ran a theatre company for 10 years.   Previously she had worked in theatre and television in both England and her native Ireland. She appeared in the Dublin and London productions of Children of the Wolf, played Ophelia in a production of Hamlet at the Dublin Theatre Festival and was in Edna O’Brien’s Pagan Place at the Royal Court Theatre. Her television appearances included Sonya in Uncle Vanya opposite Cyril Cusack and the title role in Eveline with Donal Donnelly. In Los Angeles she has worked at Stages Theatre, Shakespeare Festival/LA, Theatricum Botanicum, LA Theatre Works, Working Stage Theatre and the Odyssey Theatre. Earlier this year she appeared in Beckett’s Come and Go and Footfalls and has just completed a run as Abby Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace, both at the Odyssey Theatre. Sheelagh loves to get back to her Irish roots, both in The Heart of an Irishwoman and as narrator and storyteller in a series of Irish Concerts with Kerry Irish Productions Inc.