Tull MacAdoo needs your vote to be The Successful TD

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

VOTE FOR Tull MacAdoo and he will look after you. A vote for Tull is a seat for yourself. He fought in the 1916 Rising, brought 200 jobs to the region, and has arranged television licenses and free electricity grants for “constituents in need”.

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NUIG students to stage rarely seen play Machinal

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

NUI GALWAY'S O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance is about to stage its first production, the classic 1928 American expressionist drama Machinal, by Sophie Treadwell.

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Mick Lally Theatre available for hire

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

THE MICK Lally Theatre on Druid Lane, off Quay Street, home to renowned Galway theatre company, Druid, is a state of the art venue now available for hire for private and public events.

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Workshop to explore the art of performance

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

GALWAY ACTOR and theatremaker John Rogers will host a series of workshops, in The Blue Teapot Theatre, Munster Avenue, exploring what it takes to be strong onstage in front of an audience.

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Cáca Dána explore the trials of teendom in Eternal Youth

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

UP AND coming local troupe, Cáca Dána Theatre Company, makes its first outing of 2017 at the Town Hall studio with the premiere of Niamh Ryan’s new play, Eternal Youth.

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That Same Old Story – celebrating love’s vagaries for Valentine's

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

GERRY CONNEELY returns to the Town Hall studio on St Valentine’s week with a delightful musical play on the subject of romance, The Same Old Story. The show portrays Conor and Katie, two 20-year-olds in the first flush of new love and Frank and Maggie, an older couple, who are contemplating divorce.

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Dancing along Ireland's coastline

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

"A MULTI-layered meditation on overcoming the constant force of gravity, and the fear of falling, in order to achieve the joyous freedom of the peak” is how Irish Theatre Magazine described The Cove.

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Hard lovin’ Valentines with The Dirty Circus

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

THE LIGHTS will be low, but the spirits will be high as the cream of Irish and world burlesque struts its sexy stuff on stage for The Dirty Circus' Valentines Hard Lovin' Party in the Róisín Dubh.

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Weir back - Decadent return with McPherson hit

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

FOLLOWING AN acclaimed tour last year, Decadent Theatre Company return to the Town Hall Theatre, with its staging of Conor McPherson’s The Weir, from Monday February 13 to Friday 17 - excluding Tuesday 14, when the company relocate to Tigh Neachtain’s for a special one-off performance.

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NUI Galway launches Theatre Week 2017

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

NUI GALWAY'S Theatre Week, showcasing student talent in theatre, literature, and film, returns, and includes Drama Soc performing the stage version of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.

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Galway Community College to stage The Devil In Drag

Thu, Feb 02, 2017

AN INCORRUPTIBLE judge investigates an arson attack on a local circus, but the more he investigates, the more dark forces try to discredit him, and then things take a very strange turn, as two devils, dressed as clowns, try to possess him.

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Joyce's The Dead - 'Letting the music tell the story'

Thu, Jan 26, 2017

THE DEAD, James Joyce’s best-loved short story, has been given a thrilling new operatic treatment by the much-acclaimed company Performance Corporation, which is bringing it to the Town Hall Theatre, next month.

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GUMS presents Urinetown: The Musical

Thu, Jan 26, 2017

GUMS, OTHERWISE known as the Galway University Musical Society present their 17th annual show, the Tony Award-winning Urinetown: The Musical, at the Black Box Theatre from Tuesday February 7 to Saturday 11.

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Big Bobby, Little Bobby - dark, twisted humour

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

THE ACCLAIMED comedy-drama, Big Bobby, Little Bobby, written by Camille Lucy Ross and Kelly Shatter, who also directs, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre. The play, performed by Ross, enjoyed sell-out runs and rave reviews at the Dublin Fringe, First Fortnight Festival and Brighton Fringe; won the First Fortnight award; and received Best Performer and Little Gem Nominations at Dublin Fringe.

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NoRopes stages Irish premiere of Kate Tempest's Wasted

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

PERFORMANCE POET Kate Tempest has been one of the most exciting and acclaimed new voices to emerge in Britain over the past decade, and Galway’s NoRopes Theatre Company is about to present the Irish premiere of her high-octane play, Wasted, directed by Mairéad Folan.

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The Dirty Circus - naughty and nice

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

CHRISTMAS IS a time of jollity, merriment, and goodwill, but who said it cannot also have a side order of lashings of sauce, sexiness, and all things 'naughty but nice'?

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Christmas family concert of song, music, and ballet

Thu, Dec 08, 2016

A CHRISTMAS feast of classical music, song, story, and ballet to delight families, takes place in the Town Hall Theatre at the Galway ConTempo Quartet and Friends' Christmas Family Concert.

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Oliver! hits the Black Box Theatre

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

OLIVER! THE much-loved family musical by Lionel Bart, comes to the Town Hall Theatre next week in a vibrant staging from Twin Productions. This fully-staged, fully costumed production, features students from Power Performance Academy and many talented adult performers from some of the best musical societies in the west of Ireland.

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Hans Christian agus a chairde

Thu, Dec 01, 2016

THE STORIES of Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, will be told as Gaeilge in a new musical, Hans Christian agus a Chairde, An Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe's Christmas show.

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A fresh take on Pygmalion

Thu, Nov 24, 2016

A NEW staging of GB Shaw’s Pygmalion, at the Town Hall studio, re-imagines this classic 1912 comedy about gender, class, and identity for the present day and in the theatrical style of Bertolt Brecht. The play, the inspiration of the hit musical My Fair Lady, sees the arrogant Professor Higgins transform common flower seller Eliza into a genteel lady, for a bet.

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