'A cross between Waiting For Godot and Father Ted'

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

AARON MONAGHAN is known as one of Ireland's finest actors, and Galway is already very familiar with his outstanding performances in numerous Druid productions through the years. More recently he has branched out into directing.

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New drama on life of Una Taaffe all but sold out

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

UNA TAAFFE was one of Galway's great characters and personalities, and her life will be explored in Are You There Una?, one of the most anticipated shows of the 2019 Galway Theatre Festival.

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The Dirty Circus - April Showers

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

APRIL SHOWERS, this month's show from The Dirty Circus, is all set to pour out lashings of sauce, naughtiness, decadence, and glamour, in another glittering display of carbaret and burlesque.

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Dead Dog In A Suitcase

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

IT MIGHT not sound like it, but Dead Dog In A Suitcase is actually the title of a love song. It does though, sound like a play about a contract killer. It is both, in fact, as Galway will see this summer.

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Charlie’s a Clepto at the Mick Lally Theatre

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

CHARLIE IS a kleptomaniac - the doctor told her. Reckons it stems from childhood trauma. But she has the robbin’ completely under control these days. For real.

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Galway Theatre Festival seeks volunteers

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

THE GALWAY Theatre Festival is seeking volunteers to help at this year's event which runs from May 3 to 11.

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That day in May when Ireland said 'Yes'

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

ON MAY 22 2015, the Republic of Ireland became the first State in the world to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, with 62.07 per cent voting to extend the right to marry to gay people.

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Galway Theatre Festival 2019

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

THE 2019 Galway Theatre Festival will see the city treated to 14 full productions and seven works in development, presented across eight different venues, over nine days in May.

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Women of Broadway at An Taibhdhearc

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

A SHOW celebrating Judy Garland, Bernadette Peters, Barbra Streisand, Elaine Stritch, Patti Lupone and Angela Lansbury, takes place in An Taibhdhearc this weekend.

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Galway Theatre Festival launches 2019 programme

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

THE 2019 Galway Theatre Festival was launched in Biteclub on Monday, promising nine days of drama, circus, spectacle, and storytelling. The festival runs from May 3 to 11.

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The Dirty Circus - Momma’s Backstop Show

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

MOTHER'S DAY and Britain's act of national madness, otherwise known as Brexit, will be referenced in the next Dirty Circus burlesque and cabaret night, entitled Momma’s Backstop Show.

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When your past creeps up behind you...

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

FOR CHARLOTTE, life is sweet. She has a good job, a supportive husband in Malcolm, a fine son in Evan, a nice house in the suburbs. Shame about the past, creeping up behind her.

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Conversations On A Homecoming in Oranmore

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

TOM MURPHY'S Conversations On A Homecoming, will be staged by Oranmore drama group Bualadh Bos, on Thursday April 4, Friday 5, and Saturday 6 in Kudos, Keane’s nightclub, and at the Mall Theatre, Tuam, on Friday April 12.

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NUIG to stage world premiere of Spring Awakening

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

THIRD YEAR drama and theatre studies students at NUI Galway, will perform the world premiere of a newly devised adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s classic 19th century coming-of-age play, Spring Awakening.

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When Bainríon Betty came to town

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

'THE MILLER'S Tale', from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, is the inspiration for Jingle Bang Jangle, written by Pádhraig Ó Giollagáin - author of the controversial 1978 RTÉ series The Spike - which is performed in An Taibhdhearc this month.

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Theatre fest launches Creative Europe project

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

GALWAY THEATRE Festival will officially launch its Creative Europe project - Make A Move - on Wednesday March 27 at 4.30pm in the O’Donoghue Centre, NUI Galway.

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Woolly the sheep - she's determined to be different

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

SHEEP HAVE a bad reputation as the ultimate conformists. If one of them does something, they all have to do it. Woolly is different though. She dares to be adventurous, and after she gets shorn, she's determined to find out what happened to her wool.

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Bullying, office politics, and Bull

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

THREE YOUNG business colleagues are waiting to hear which two of them will keep their jobs. This is Mike Bartlett's sharp and dark comedy Bull, which is staged in the Town Hall Theatre studio this month.

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Galway theatre-makers sought for 'Digital Practices' lab

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

THE GALWAY Theatre Festival has announced a second open call for applications to for its 'Make a Move' project, an intensive seven-day residency on Inis Óirr at the end of April.

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Anarchist to die accidentally on Thursday

Tue, Mar 05, 2019

UNDER ORDERS from, and directed by, a mysterious maniac, a group of madcap policemen stage and re-stage the cover-up of the scandalous death of an anarchist during an interrogation.

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