As the 2017 season draws to a close at Roscommon Arts Centre, the unveiling of the Spring 2018 events brochure will satisfy those wondering what is in store at the centre in the coming months.
Music highlights include Sean Keane on January 13, Frances Black and Kieran Goss on January 25 as part of their 25th anniversary reunion tour, the hugely popular The Man in Black – Johnny Cash tribute band return on February 28; Donna Taggart makes her Arts Centre debut on March 16; and Sharon Shannon takes to the stage on March 24.
As usual, there are a number of top class theatre events taking place this spring at the centre, including the hilarious Looking Deadly on January 19. Roscommon Drama Festival begins on March 2 and runs until March 10, and Pan Pan Theatre present the hugely entertaining The Importance Of Nothing on April 6.
Roscommon Arts Centre, Nomad Theatre Network and Teac Damsa will present Michael Keegan-Dolan’s award-winning Swan Lake/Loch na hEala for two nights on February 3 and 4. This outstanding production was one of the highlights of the 2016 Dublin Theatre Festival and a winner at the 2017 Irish Times Theatre Awards. The show takes to the Abbey Theatre stage straight after its visit to Roscommon Arts Centre, and audiences are advised to book early for this one.
Comedy fans will be entertained by Conal Gallen on February 9, and the ever popular Neil Delamere will take to the stage on April 14 with his brand new show.
As always, the Arts Centre will present a number of events for children, schools, pre-schools and families, with highlights including Branar Theatre Company’s adaptation of How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers on February 17.
There are also a number of visual art exhibitions and talks taking place this spring and community events, such as shows from The Songbirds Choral Group and The Elderberries Dance Troupe, and the Vocal Social - Sing Along Event will make a welcome return this coming season.
For more information on Spring 2018 at Roscommon Arts Centre, contact (090 ) 6625824, visit www.roscommonartscentre.ie, or pop in to the centre and pick up a copy of the latest events brochure.