What if you knew your days were numbered?

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

WHAT WOULD a society look like if people knew from the outset how long they are going to live? This is the question asked by the play Die Befristeten, which is to be performed by NUI Galway students.

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Moonfish invited to develop work at The Abbey

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

GALWAY THEATRE company Moonfish Theatre will be one of six companies which have been invited to develop work in the Abbey as part of the national theatre's new work-in-progress programme.

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Galway Theatre Festival line-up unveiled

Wed, Mar 08, 2017

BITE CLUB was chock a block with eager punters on Monday evening for the programme launch of this year’s Galway Theatre Festival, and once again festival manager Máiréad Ní Chróinín and her team have put together a mouth-watering array of exciting, challenging, and entertaining shows.

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‘Deep and complex’ and Made In China

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

THE EXCITING new Dublin company Corps Ensemble come to the Town Hall Theatre this month with its blistering production of Mark O’Rowe’s high-octane drama, Made In China.

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Lïnger - a 'powerful exploration of gay masculinity'

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

IT HAS been called "a must-see full-on theatrical show", one which possibly redefines and expands Irish dance. This is Lïnger, a contemporary dance work from former Riverdance principal dancer, Breandán de Gallaí.

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Hang On with Fidget Feet

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

HANG ON brings the suited denizens of the business world into the sumo wrestlers’ circle of combat, and in the process mixes an aerial dance trapeze duet with a musical performance, all wrapped up in the battle of the sexes.

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Druid announces 2017 programme of plays

Mon, Feb 27, 2017

CRESTFALL, AN early play by Mark O'Rowe, best known for scripting the films Intermission and Perrier's Bounty, will be staged as part of the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival.

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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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