The Bard gets the Druid treatment in 2015

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

William Shakespeare.

DRUID THEATRE is internationally acclaimed for its stagings of classic Irish drama, but 2015 sees the companyturn its attention to England’s genius - William Shakespeare.

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Little John Nee’s The Galway Years

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Little John Nee and Mary Robinson.

FOLLOWING THE sell-out success of The Galway Years in October, Little John Nee revives the show in the Town Hall Thetre studio from Monday February 2 to Saturday 7.

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The Squidling Brothers Circus Sideshow

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

THE INTERNATIONAL ‘freakshow’ that is The Squidling Brothers Circus Sideshow comes to Galway for a night of mind bending comedy stunts that will leave you in stitches one minute and your jaw on the floor the next.

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Comedy theatre at Galway Community College

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

TOM STOPPARD’S The Real Inspector Hound and Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy will be the inaugural plays that open the Galway Community College’s new auditorium on Wednesday February 4 and Thursday 5 at 8pm.

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Glenamaddy Players to stage Stolen Child

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

STOLEN CHILD, the story of a young woman’s journey to find her natural mother, will be staged by the Glenamaddy Players at Glenamaddy Town Hall Theatre in February.

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THEATREclub - shedding light on Heroin

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

ONE OF Dublin’s brightest and best-regarded young companies, THEATREclub is bringing its much-acclaimed, award-winning play, Heroin, to the Town Hall Theatre on Monday February 2 at 8pm.

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Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn returns to An Taibhdhearc

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Seán Ó Coistealbha in Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn

DUE TO popular demand, Aisteoirí an Spidéil’s production of Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn, which has played to full houses in An Taibhdhearc, returns for performances throughout the city and county.

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Small Size Day

Thu, Jan 22, 2015

A scene from The Fairy Fixers.

TWO SHOWS will be staged in the Town Hall Theatre studio on Saturday January 31 as part of Small Size Day - a theatre initiative for young children.

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Beowulf: The Blockbuster

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Bryan Burroughs’ in Beowulf: The Blockbuster.

AN EARLY highlight of the Town Hall’s spring season comes around next week with Bryan Burroughs’ hugely acclaimed solo show Beowulf: The Blockbuster.

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Treasure Island on stage and live on screen

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

TREASURE ISLAND, Robert Louis Stevenson’s iconic story of murder, money, and mutiny is currently running in the National Theatre, London, in a new staging by Bryony Lavery.

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See The Merry Widow @ The Eye

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Renée Fleming.

THE MERRY Widow, the much loved Franz Lehár opera, first staged in 1905, is enjoying a new production by The Metropolitan Opera in New York, which Galway audiences can see.

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Core Theatre College spring courses

Thu, Jan 15, 2015

CORE THEATRE College has announced a new acting course which will run from March 3 to May 10, and enrolment is taking place now.

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Revenge, romance, and renaissance drama

Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Raphael and Giulio Romano’s Portrait of Doña Isabel de Requesens y Enriquez de Cardona-Anglesola, previously thought to be of the Duchess Giovanna d’Aragona, on whose life The Duchess of Malfi is loosely based.

DOOMED ROMANCE, violence, revenge, and misogyny erupt into force in The Duchess Of Malfi, one of the greatest tragedies of English renaissance drama, yet one that is rarely performed in Ireland.

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Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn sa Taibhdhearc

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

Former MEP Seán Ó Neachtain, Seán Ó Coisdealbha, Peadar Ó Treasaigh, and Maidhc P Ó Conaola in Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn, whihc will be staged in An Taibhdhearc this weekend.

LÉIREOIDH AISTEOIRÍ an Spidéil Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn sa Taibhdhearc ar an Satharn seo, 10 Eanáir. Is leagan Gaeilge a rinne Mícheál Ó Conghaile de The Kings of Kilburn High Road le Jimmy Murphy, an dráma seo a bhfuil an imirce agus torthaí na himirce mar chroíthéamaí ann.

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Plays and playwrights sought for theatre festival

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

THE GALWAY Theatre Festival is seeking applications for its 2015 festival which will take place from Friday May 1 to Saturday 9.

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Horrible Histories’ Groovy Greeks are coming to Galway

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

STAGECOACH DRAMA and theatre school spring term starts this Saturday with classes taking place in St Mary’s College. Registration for new pupils is also taking place.

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Galway Actor’s Workshop New Year courses

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

ACTORS LOOKING to improve their skills as well as those interested in taking up acting, should check out the new term from the Galway Actors Workshop.

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Theatre 2015 – Galway companies

Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Bryan Burroughs in the upcoming production of Beowulf.

By Charlie McBride

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‘Panto has been fantastic. It’s so different from any other type of theatre I’ve done’

Tue, Dec 23, 2014

CINDERELLA, THIS year’s Renmore Pantomime, opens next week, and is sure to keep Galway audiences in festive humour throughout its two- week run from Monday December 29 to Sunday January 11.

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Town Hall coming attractions 2015

Tue, Dec 23, 2014

THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just unveiled details of its programme for the first few months of 2015 and there is no shortage of exciting theatre shows to look forward to, from both local and visiting companies.

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