An Taibhdhearc to remember Máire Stafford

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Máire Stafford.

ON FRIDAY March 6 at 8pm, An Taibhdhearc will stage Oiche Mháire Stafford, an all-star commemorative evening in honour of the late Máire Stafford, who, for more than 60 years was involved with the theatre as an actor, director, translator, costume designer, and lyricist, fully earning her soubriquet ‘Queen of An Taibhdhearc’.

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Joe Prop’s rugby dreams

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Fair City’s Maclean Burke in Joe Prop.

FORGET THE Six Nations or the Rugby World Cup, the biggest rugby event of 2015 is coming to Moycullen, in Joe Prop, a play about a schoolboy whose life revolves around the sport.

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NUIG One Act Play series

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

THE NUI Galway Jerome Hynes One Act Play series, part of NUIG Theatre Week, will see eight new plays performed tomorrow from 6pm in the Cube Theatre, Áras na Mac Léinn.

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Fregoli unveil Mary, Mary, Mary

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

FREGOLI THEATRE Company gets 2015 off to a strong start next week at the Town Hall Theatre studio with the premiere of artistic director Maria Tivnan’s Mary, Mary, Mary.

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Rediscovering Maud Gonne

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Maud Gonne.

THE LIFE, times, and personality of Maud Gonne will be vividly evoked in a new stage presentation by local theatre-makers Caroline Lynch and Sarah O’Toole, of Mephisto and Anam Theatre companies respectively. The show, which could be described as a dramatised lecture, takes place on Thursday February 26 at 1pm in NUI Galway’s Cube Theatre and admission is free.

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NUI Galway Theatre Week 2015

Thu, Feb 19, 2015

One of a series of posters for NUIG Theatre Week.

THE NUI Galway Theatre Week 2015 runs form Monday February 23 to Friday 27, showcasing student, college society, and alumni talent through theatre, literature, and film.

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Compántas Lir bring The Memory of Water to An Taibhdhearc

Thu, Feb 12, 2015

CARNMORE/CLAREGALWAY group, Compántas Lir grace the stage of Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe this month with its production of Shelagh Stephenson’s award-winning comedy, The Memory of Water. Galway audiences will have two opportunities to see this production, Sunday February 22 and again in March, FROM Wednesday 25-Friday 27.

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Stockings, sex, and the Nazi threat

Thu, Feb 05, 2015

CABARET, THE classic musical based on Christopher Isherwood’s Goodbye to Berlin, and immortalised on screen in the 1973 film starring Liza Minelli, will be staged by NUIG’s Galway University Musical Society in the Black Box Theatre from Tuesday February 10 to Saturday 14 at 8pm.

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The Dirty Circus Dirty Love Weekend party

Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Phil T Gorgeous who will MC The Dirty Circus's Dirty Weekend Love Party.

THE DIRTY Circus rolls into the Róisín Dubh on Friday February 13 at 9pm for its Valentine’s party of burlesque, cabaret, and all things ‘naughty but nice’.

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Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost @ The Eye

Thu, Feb 05, 2015

SHAKESPEARE’S ROMANTIC comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost, is being staged by Stratford-upon-Avon’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre, and will be broadcast live to Galway.

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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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