July 27, 2009

New Book: Organized Labor: Collected Poems

Organized Labor for Labor Day and the Fall semester

4 Stars on the web for Daniel P. Quinn's "Organized Labor: Collected Poems," at Barnes&Noble.com, Amazon.com, Paterson Museum, or your independent book seller.

Explore Daniel P. Quinn's "Organized Labor: Collected Poems," at New York's Landmark Tavern. Book signing and brunch with Daniel P Quinn, great-grandson of the manger of the Landmark Tavern in the 1890's .

(PRWEB) 7/19/09 -- Daniel P. Quinn's "Organized Labor: Collected Poems," has received press coverage in The Bergen Record, Coast Star, Irish Post, Wisconsin, and on the WEb. Mr. Quinn follows the life story of his great grandfather who managed of the Landmark Tavern, NYC in the 1890's to the Fall of the World Trade Center in 2001. He is also the author of Exits & Entrances (2008) a Theatre Memoir from l981-2006. (AuthorHouse 2008).

Mr. Quinn was formerly also with the Irish Arts Center where he served as Associate Producer, and Guest Director. His notable works included the World Premiere production of Janet Noble's Away Alone; the NY Premiere of Graham Reid's Remembrance, the NY Premiere of Tom Murphy's The Gigli Concert with Kate Burton in a well received staged reading and the Obie Award for Tim McDonnell as Best Actor in Diary of a Madman.

His great-grandfather who appears in Organized Labor was manager of the Landmark Tavern in the 1890's. He will talk about Bernard O'Neill who appears in a group photo at the Landmark in the 1890's and the history of his family in the Hells Kitchen at the turn of the century.

He produced Frank and Malacy McCourt's A Couple of Blaguards, Trouble & Strife Theatre's Now and at the hour of our Death, and received the Irish Institute Award winning production of John Maguire's l877 melodrama Honesty is the Best Policy.

He also co-directed the controversial Black Jesus Passion Play at the Park Theatre in l997 and 1998. Most recently, he has been affiliated with the Bickford Theatre in Morristown as a Guest Producer with John J. Trause's epic Latter Day Litany, and William Butler Yeats' PURGATORY in 2006. He was also active as a producing scout at the Dublin Theatre Festival as a guest of Aer Lingus.

Prior presentations of Organized Labor have been seen at Landmark Books, Bowery Poets Cafe, Cafe Local, Morris Museum, Il Trapezio Cafe, the Irish Arts Center in NYC and Belleville Library.

The book is for sale for $15.75 at the Landmark Tavern, Montclair Book Center; Watchung Books, Botto House, NJ and Village Tweed, Spring Lake, NJ or on the web at ArtsPRunlimited.

Please also see reviews of the book at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2005/3/prweb214498.htm

Book signings are also available. Go to http://www.authorhouse.com/

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