Remore Panto Sleeping Beauty auditions

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

SLEEPING BEAUTY, the 40th annual production by the Renmore Panto, takes place in the Town Hall Theatre from December 29 to January 13, for a total of 21 fun-filled performances.

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Celebrating Siobhán McKenna and An Taibhdhearc's archive

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

A CELEBRATION of the life and work of the much respected Galway actor Siobhán McKenna, will take place in An Taibhdhearc next week as part of the national Irish language theatre's [email protected] events.

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Mr Day's struggles with the day to day grind

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

MR DAY takes up a new position within a vast, complex, organisation, but struggles to understand its inner workings, andis out of harmony with both his surroundings and the people he encounters.

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Ross O'Carroll-Kelly is coming to Galway

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

"IT'S GREAT to be going to Galway as it's rare that people on that side of the world get to see a world class rugby player up close!" Clearly Ross O'Carroll-Kelly has not been keeping up with Connacht Rugby over the past five years.

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Playing gender roles in Men At Play

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

GENDER - Is it something you are born with, or is it a social construct, a set of behaviour and attitudes, imposed on, and expected from individuals simply because of the genitalia they were born with?

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Conal Gallen's Off Your Trolley

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

CONAL GALLEN, one of Ireland's most popular comedians is coming back to Galway with his new play, Off Your Trolley, which will be performed at the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday November 3 at 8pm.

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[email protected] - a major celebration for a major birthday

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

AN TAIBHDHEARC, the city’s oldest theatre and the national Irish language theatre of Ireland, is about to celebrate its 90th birthday with [email protected], a star-studded show, to be directed by Maolíosa Stafford.

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Les Misérables stars go Beyond the Barricade

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

WEST END stars are coming to Galway to perform songs from Les Misérables, as well as The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, The Lion King, and others, in the acclaimed show, Beyond the Barricade.

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Frank Pig Says Hello

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

FRANK MCCABE'S 1992 novel The Butcher Boy was both hilarious and tragic, one of the most acclaimed Irish novels of the era. Its stage version, Frank Pig Says Hello, is equally celebrated.

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The Dreamboys - beefcakes set to sizzle

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

DUE TO circumstances beyond the control of the Town Hall Theatre, The Dreamboys have been cancelled. Full refunds are available from the Town Hall box office on 091 - 569777. The venue said it would like to "apologise for any inconvenience caused".

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Three days of two one-act plays

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

LUCY IN The Sky, a play about three women meeting for the first time in a homeless shelter in England, is a play with much relevance for Ireland during this period of the State's homeless and accommodation crisis.

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When the Suffragettes demanded the vote at the Town Hall

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

CHRISTABEL PANKHURST, daughter of women's suffrage movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst and the radical socialist Richard Pankhurst, came to Galway in 1911 and spoke at the city's Town Hall at a meeting to demand that women have the right to vote.

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Dracula, but not quite as you know it...

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

IT IS October, the evenings are getting longer, and it is drawing ever closer to the witching season and Halloween...what better time for the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children to stage a play about Dracula...

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Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews at Town Hall

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

WHEN GRANDFATHER dies, he leaves a treasured piece of religious jewellery he hid from the Nazis during the Holocaust. Now a group of cousins fight over, not only this family heirloom, but their "religious faith, cultural assimilation, and even the validity of each other's romances."

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3 Hail Marys at the Town Hall

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

AFTER SPENDING more than a decade together in the same nursing home, it is time for Mary O’Toole, Mary O’Neill, and Mary O’Brien to bid farewell to one another. This is 3 Hail Marys, which is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.

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The Dirty Circus - teasing, proud, and empowering

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

THE ANNUAL appearance of The Dirty Circus, Galway's burlesque and cabaret night, at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival, is as natural and traditional a pairing as stockings and suspenders.

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The Tales of Hoffmann for the 21st century

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

CLAUDIA BOYLE, one of Ireland's greatest sopranos, makes her Irish National Opera debut in the spectacular new production of The Tales Of Hoffmann, currently touring Ireland, and which comes to Galway next month.

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Galway Youth Theatre open day

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

GALWAY YOUTH Theatre is recruiting new members, aged between 15 and 23, for its one year part time course, and will hold an open day on Sunday September 30 from 12 noon to 2pm in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street.

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Chekhov Technique workshops

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

A SERIES of classes using the Michael Chekhov Technique will take place during October and November, hosted by one of Galway's leading theatre directors Max Hafler.

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An Taibhdhearc to celebrate 90th birthday

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

THIS YEAR marks the 90th birthday of An Taibhdhearc, and the National Irish Language theatre mark the occasion with performances of extracts from the theatre’s repertoire, on Friday October 26 and Saturday 27.

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