Bloom’s Day 2019 in NYC

jamesjoyceBloom’s Day commemorates James Joyce’s epic novel, Ulysses and the exploits of the main character, Leopold Bloom. It is celebrated worldwide on June 16, the anniversary Bloom’s journey through Dublin on that day in 1904.

While it originated in Dublin, New York City is among many cities around the world that be holding Bloomsday observances. Literary New Yorkers have several options in celebrating the 115th anniversary of Bloom’s Day.

Here are the best ways to commemorate Bloom’s Day in NYC:

Sunday, June 17, 2019

Origin Theatre Company presents….
Bloom’s Day Breakfast

Cast includes:
Colum McCann, Charlotte Moore, Terry Donnolly, Rosemary Fine, Fiona Walsh, Aidan Redmond, Paula Nance, Gina Costigan, Colin Ryan & many many more
music by Allen Gogarty

RSVP required:
Blooms Tavern
208 E. 58th St. (between Second & Third Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 308-9400

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Bloom’s Day
& 16th Anniversary of Ulysses

a full day of food, music, drink specials and famous authors reading from the most celebrated book ever written: “Ulysses”

Fathers’ Day anniversary brunch

complimentary glass of burgundy

live music by The Racketeers

4pm – 6pm
selected complimentary drinks

Readings from Ulysses’ with Colum McCann & literary guests
followed by “An Assignation with Molly Bloom”

from 8pm
live music with special guests
95 Pearl St./58 Stone St. (Hanover Square)
New York, NY
(212) 482-0400

Sunday, June 16, 2019

The Irish Arts Center & Symphony Space present…
Bloom’s Day on Broadway XXXVIII

The 37th annual tribute to the life, language, and love of Jame Joyce’s timeless prose with wonderful actors and avid Joyceans. This year’s event features a breathtaking whirlwind tour through the first 17 chapters, and a chorus of Mollys with a cavalcade of Joyceans, musicians, and actors from stage and screen, including Brian Cox,Valorie Curry, Malachy McCourt, Kirsten Vangsness, and many more! Hosted by beloved Bloomsday regular Mia Dillon. Musical interludes by acclaimed violinist Dana Lyn, Kyle Sanna on guitar, Ivan Goff on pipes, and vocalist Carrie Erving..

$16 – $77 admission [tickets]symphony-space

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
2537 Broadway (95th St.)
New York NY


Bloomsday (Wikipedia)
The James Joyce Society

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