Druid 2020 - Chekhov and a Galway tour of Irish plays

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

CHEKHOV'S MASTERPIECE The Cherry Orchard, and a tour of Galway as part of the 2020 Capital of Culture events, featuring one-act plays by Lady Gregory and Seán O’Casey, make up Druid's programme of events for next year.

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Branar's 'magical' ’Twas The Night Before Christmas'

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

"'TWAS THE night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there..."

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Keith Barry - Insanity in January

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

INSANITY, BILLED as Keith Barry's "most daring and audacious show to date", is going on tour across Ireland, and will come to the Black Box Theatre on Friday January 3 and Saturday January 4.

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Corrib Dance Academy go Over The Rainbow

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

OVER THE Rainbow, a dance show inspired by the much loved classic 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz, will be staged in the Town Hall Theatre by the Corrib Dance Academy.

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Druid announces FUEL participants 2019/2020

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

DRUID THEATRE'S artist development programme, FUEL, now in its sixth year, announced on Tuesday the recipients of the 2019/2020 bursary. The selected artists are Annie Keegan, Claire Mullane, Johanne Webb, and Barry Cullen.

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KATS supper theatre

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

KNOCKNACARRA AMATEUR Theatre Society will host its fourth supper theatre event in the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, on Wednesday December 4 and Thursday 5.

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Little John Nee's serious and funny Tea Dance

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

LITTLE JOHN Nee's Tea Dance has been called “Twin Peaks meets Under Milk Wood”, while Goretti Horgan of the University of Ulster said it was “Beckett and Flann O’Brien in equal measure”.

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Maud Gonne - more than just Yeats' muse

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

ENGLISHWOMAN, IRISH republican, suffragette, activist, actor, writer, and muse to WB Yeats, Maud Gonne was one of the most prominent figures in late 19th and early 20th century Ireland.

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'The Scottish Play' - as Gaeilge

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

SHAKESPEARE'S MOST violent play; a powerful musing on greed, ambition, political ruthlessness, and guilt; and excuse for thespians to indulge in ridiculous and illogical superstitions, MacBeth is a play of many facets.

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Fregoli Heart Project to perform at popular Roscommon Arts Centre

Thu, Nov 07, 2019

In an era of borders, marginalization and mass attempts to inspire hate and difference, the Galway based Fregoli Theatre Company embark on a project which sees them return to what is quintessential to life - love. Love which can be deceptively simple or complex, in all its forms.

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Druid to stage The Cherry Orchard in 2020

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

DRUID THEATRE Company has announced its first major production for 2020 - a staging of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard in a version by the late, great, Tom Murphy.

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The Irishman and the Antarctic expedition

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

ONE OF the most acclaimed and popular Irish theatre shows of the last 20 years, Tom Crean - Antartic Explorer, returns to the Town Hall Theatre this month.

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Recreating Shackleton's Endurance expedition

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

SIR ERNEST Shackleton, the Irish born explorer who led three expeditions to the Antarctic, is the subject of an award winning show from Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, coming to Galway next month.

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Medea - as Gaeilge for the first time

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

BETRAYED BY her unfaithful husband; threatened with exile by the King; hunted by her father for killing her brother; wanted in Iolcus for conspiracy to murder - this is Medea.

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Actors sought for 9 to 5 - The Musical

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

TWIN PRODUCTIONS will be holding auditions for Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 - The Musical in the Connacht Hotel on Monday [October 28] at 5pm. Anyone over 16 is eligible to try for a part.

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The Dirty Circus' Halloween Extravaganza

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

THE REIGNING Miss Burlesque Ireland winner, Bella Curve, and one of Ireland's leading comedians, Paul Currie, take to the stage of the Town Hall Theatre for The Dirty Circus' Halloween Extravaganza.

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The Fregoli Heart Project returns

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

THE FREGOLI Heart Project, a theatre show about different forms of love, presented through movement, dance, imagery, storytelling, and voice, is being revived for a performance at NUI Galway this month.

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When Faust met Frankenstein...

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

MARY SHELLY'S Frankenstein is a powerful exploration of the consequences of science without ethics and a demand for a duty of care and responsibility to the things we create.

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Carnival Of The Animals

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

FROM THE humorous sounds of a piano depicting the movements of tortoises to the eerie ambience of 'Aquarium', Camille Saint-Saëns' Carnival Of The Animals, is loved equally by children and classical music connoisseurs.

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Hound Of The Baskervilles revisited

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

SIR ARTHUR Conan Doyle's celebrated Gothic detective story, The Hound Of The Baskervilles, with Sherlock Holmes investigating sightings of a demonic dog, comes to the stage in a production by Rod Goodall and Steve Johnston.

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