Playwrighting workshop with Marina Carr

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

TO MARK the 25th anniversary of the annual Lady Gregory-Yeats Autumn Gathering at Coole Park and Thoor Ballylee, the playwright Marina Carr, and academic Melissa Sihra, will conduct a playwriting workshop at Thoor Ballylee.

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Foxy P Cox at The Dirty Circus

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

THE SUMMER may be coming to a close, but temperatures are set to sore and sizzle when Foxy P Cox, one of Ireland's leading burlesque performers, takes to the stage of The Dirty Circus.

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Joxer before the Paycock

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

JOXER DALY is not the kind of man you want your husband to be friends with. Then again, 'Captain' Jack Boyle is not the man any woman should have to endure as a husband.

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Twin Productions bring the magic of Peter Pan to Town Hall

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

A regular highlight of the Town Hall’s August programme is Twin Productions’ summer musical, and next week sees Seán and Brian Powers’ company stage Piers Chater Robinson’s captivating musical version of Peter Pan, running from Wednesday August 21 to Sunday August 25.

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Peter Pan to fly into the Town Hall

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

PETER PAN, the boy who is determined never to grow up, will take centre stage in Galway when Twin Production’s bring Peter Pan - The Musical to the Town Hall Theatre this month.

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Dance show and workshop

Thu, Aug 08, 2019

TWO CAN Do, a dynamic dance performance, winner of the Most Innovative Show award at the Limerick Fringe festival, comes to Galway next week as part of an Irish tour.

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Exploring teens and social media in Typing

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

The fraught world of social media and messaging apps as it impacts on the lives of teenagers is explored in Typing, a timely play by young writer/director Eibhleann Caffrey coming to the Town Hall studio.

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Demand rises for An Post site to become cultural hub for city

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

THE NUMBER of cultural political voices calling for the vacant space at the rear of the An Post building - currently housing the arts festival flagship exhibition In The Flesh - to become a cultural hub for Galway city, has increased.

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A weekend of theatre and acrobatics

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

THEATRE OFTEN provides the most memorable highlights of the Galway International Arts Festival, and with the final four days to go, tickets are still available for three outstanding shows.

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Clodhna Hallissey chosen for 2019 Marie Mullen Theatre Bursary

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

GALWAY BASED designer Clodhna Hallissey was this week announced as the recipient of the 2019 Marie Mullen Theatre Bursary, which supports women theatre artists working in Ireland in the fields of design, directing and dramaturgy.

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Theatrical treats aplenty in the Fringe

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

THE GALWAY Fringe Festival may not be the most high profile event happening over the next couple weeks but there are plenty of gems in its lively and varied programme that are well worth checking out.

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Tough times for Karl Marx

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

LIFE IS tough for Karl Marx. He is on his uppers with a family to support, he is ravaged by boils, and writing The Communist Manifesto is proving much harder than anticipated. He has a lot on his plate.

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Prodigal - can father and son reconcile?

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

A FATHER and son must face each other following a family tragedy. After Séan takes his own life, Andy and his estranged father are reunited at the funeral. Can their shred grief lead to reconciliation?

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Mazars announces partnership with Druid

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

MAZARS IRELAND has announced it will become Druid Theatre Company’s leadership partner and support its programme of activities, with an initial focus on its 2019 programme.

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Get ready for NUIG's Summer Drama Festival

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

LEADING GALWAY theatre practitioners, such as Little John Nee, Gerry Conneely, and Hot Potato Productions, have shows at the new Summer Drama Festival in The Cube, NUI Galway, from July 19 to 27.

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Craic, jig, reels, and mackerel

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

THE RENT is unpaid. The last of the drink has been consumed. Three folk musicians are on their uppers, and they need to turn around their fortunes ahead of the mackerel season.

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Re-examining the shooting of Michael Brown Jr

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown Jr, an 18-year-old African-American, was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St Louis.

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Fíbín appoints new artistic director

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

PHILIP DOHERTY has been appointed artistic director of Fíbín, the theatre group based in Indreabháin, Connemara, which is the country's only Irish language touring drama company.

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Brú Theatre's Cleite in Connemara

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

CLEITE, THE site-specific theatre piece which fuses sean nós; the Basel masks of French theatre director Jacques Lecoq, and west of Ireland folklore, will be performed in Connemara next week.

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Summer sauce with The Dirty Circus

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

GALWAY CITY'S monthly instalment of sauce, decadence, and glamour, The Dirty Circus, returns to the Róisín Dubh on Saturday July 6, with another feast of burlesque and cabaret.

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