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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The 39 Steps - murder, espionage, and saucy romance

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

IT IS a classic British crime thriller novel by John Buchan; made twice into a film by Alfred Hitchcock; and later adapted for theatre by Patrick Barlow. It is The 39 Steps.

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Chaucer - Irish style at An Taibhdhearc

Thu, Feb 28, 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 coming to An Taibhdhearc.

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GYT to stage Pulitzer prize winning play Wit

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

A CELEBRATED, but exacting professor of metaphysical poetry, Vivian Bearing has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. It seems her life is nearing its final chapter.

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Little John's Small Halls and Potholes in Clonbur

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

SMALL HOLES and Potholes, an evening of eccentric songs and strange stories, with the great Little John Nee, will take place tomorrow [Fraiday March 1] in the All Saints Heritage Center, Clonbur.

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DNA - young people on the edge of society

Tue, Feb 26, 2019

PHIL IS a silent young man, but all the more intimidating for it. He has a following of fearful misfits. After a practical joke that ends in tragedy, they have to come to terms with the consequences of what they have done.

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Apoptosis - life, and its complicated choices

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

WHAT DO you want in life? Money, success, possessions, love? Are these vital to our wellbeing, or are they social constructs we have been persuaded into thinking are the ultimate goals of existence?

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Bosco to celebrate major birthday at Town Hall

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

FIRST BROADCAST on RTÉ in 1979, Bosco was an Irish children's television phenomenon and a shared cultural experience for a generation, and this year, Bosco is celebrating 40 years.

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Galway Actors Workshop - new six-week acting courses

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

THE GALWAY Actors Workshop will hold two six-week beginners’ level courses on Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm in the Anno Santo Hotel, Salthill, starting March 7.

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Sebastian Barry's On Blueberry Hill

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

"I FOUND my thrill, on Blueberry Hill, on Blueberry Hill, when I found you," sang Fats Domino on his classic 1956 hit, and this has song inspired the title of Sebastian Barry's 2017 play which is being revived and toured by Fishamble: The New Play Company.

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Seumas O'Kelly Players are A Wake In The West

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

A WAKE In The West, the comedy play by Michael J Ginnelly, about wills, inheritance, and unusual requests from beyond the grave, will be performed by the Seumas O'Kelly Players.

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Little John Nee to headline first Theatre57 event

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

LITTLE JOHN Nee's Small Halls and Potholes, an evening of eccentric songs and strange stories, will be the first show performed at [email protected] next week.

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NUI Galway Dramsoc’s Theatre Week 2019

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

PLAYS BY Tom Murphy, Julia Cho, and George Sheils will be performed and seen at Theatre Week, hosted by NUI Galway's Dramsoc, and running on campus from February 18 to 22.

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Decadent returns with Conor McPherson’s Port Authority

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

THREE MEN confront their lives, examining the significance of loves lost and found, the consequences of big dreams, and the results of even the smallest choices. This is Conor McPherson’s Port Authority.

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The Dirty Circus Valentine's party

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

A TASSEL swinging show, full of naughtiness, decadence, and glamour, awaits Galway when The Dirty Circus brings its saucy Dirty Valentine's show to the Róisín Dubh next weekend.

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GUMS to stage classic seventies musical Pippin

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

PIPPIN, THE 1972 musical by Stephen Schwartz, best known for the musical Wicked, for the writing lyrics for the films Pocahontas and Enchanted, as well as composing the music and lyrics for The Prince of Egypt, will be performed in Galway.

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Comedy sketch play about 2019 Leaving Cert Irish orals

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

CAITH AMACH É, the hit comedy based on the Leaving Cert Irish Oral Picture sequences, and based on the 2019 Leaving Cert, is coming to An Taibhdhearc.

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