Here’s Why The Cripple of Inishmaan’s Irish Aunties Have Won Twitter

July 15th, 2014 by

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It’s the final week to see the top-rate, Tony-nominated comedy The Cripple of Inishmaan at Broadway’s Cort Theatre, and that makes us pretty sad.

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What makes us sadder is that the genius Twitter account @InishAunties is also coming to an end. The handle refers to the play’s characters Eileen & Kate Osbourne (played brilliantly by Gillian Hanna and Ingrid Craigie), two Irish sisters who own a shop and care for their crippled nephew Billy (headliner Daniel Radcliffe).

Inish Aunties Twitter- Cripple

Below BroadwayBox looks back on 12 stellar posts of backstage shenanigans you’d only see if you’ve been following the Aunties on Twitter. [And kudos to the photographer(s)]

Inish Aunties- Bartley

"Bartley in the sweetie box"

Mice and Men- Cripple- Chris O'Dowd- Daniel Radcliffe- Sarah Greene- Broadway

"We went to the Of Mice and men lunch today to size up to them. We came up a bit Shortt"

Inish Aunties- Cripple- Sarah Greene-Broadway

"Slippy taking a break."

Inish Aunties- Daniel Radcliffe- Cripple-Broadway

"Still can't get Slippy's attention"

Inish Aunties- Conor MacNeill

"Bartley is off to the Tony's"

"The Aunties try to persuade sailors to come backstage on Fleet Week"



Inish Aunties- Conor MacNeill-Broadway

"Kate is trying to get Bartley in off the fire escape. He's complaining of the NY humidity."

Inish Aunties-

"Eileen has been eating all the Yalla Mallas again that or she's dead"

Inish Aunties Twitter- Beauty Salon

"Baby Bobby opens a beauty Salon on the island. The ladies take advantage of it."

Inish Aunties- Conor MacNeill- Daniel Radcliffe- Sarah Greene

"When Billy is not looking at cows he likes to sit with Helen and Bartley on the Fire escape."

Inish- Johnny

"Johnnypateen called today with his news so boring it put Billy to sleep"

Inish Aunties- New York TImes

Don't miss your chance to see this colorful cast of characters live in The Cripple of Inishmaan at the Cort Theatre, through July 20 only!