Experiencing Peter Pan anew at Baboró

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

THE BABORÓ International Arts Festival for Children gets underway in less than two weeks’ time and one of the must-see shows is The Peter Pan Experience by acclaimed Dutch company Het Laagland.

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The Playboy Of The Western World – The Musical

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

A RAUCOUS and rollicking musical production of JM Synge's The Playboy Of The Western World, which raised the roof of the Town Hall Theatre when it ran there last November, returns this month for three performances.

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A soldier's tribute to Elvis

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

ELVIS PRESLEY served in the US army from 1958 to 1960, earning the rank of sergeant in a tank battalion of the 32nd Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Division. Now another soldier is stepping into the King's shoes for a tribute show to the boy from Tupelo.

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One Night Stand – adapting Louis CK for Vodafone Comedy Carnival

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

REVERED US comic Louis CK’s Horace and Pete was a one-series webcast black comedy described as "Cheers on Prozac" and which won a Peabody Award. Written and directed by Louis CK, who also starred as bar-owner Horace, it featured such stellar supporting players as Steve Buscemi, Edie Falco, Alan Alda, and Jessica Lange.

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Dún na mBan Trí Thine - the return and tour

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

AFTER SOLD-out shows in An Taibhdhearc for the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival, Éilis Ní Dhuibhne's Dún na mBan Trí Thine, is back by popular demand.

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Can The Watchmaker save time and the city?

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

THE CLOCK in the town's main square has been stolen, leading to confusion and panic among the citizens, especially when evil spirits arrive, causing mayhem, violence, and confusion.

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New play-reading group devoted to women playwrights

Thu, Sep 28, 2017

GALWAY SCRIPTS & Scribes is a new play-reading group which, starting next Monday evening at the Commercial Boat Club in Woodquay, will host weekly sessions exploring works by women playwrights.

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Footsbarn fly over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

YOU HAVE to go back to 1998 for Footsbarn Theatre Company’s last visit to Galway, so its long-overdue return to the city is a cause for much rejoicing. From Sunday October 1 to Wednesday 4 at The Black Box, Footsbarn will present its freewheeling, richly imaginative, interpretation of Ken Kesey’s classic novel, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.

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Get sizzling with The Dirty Circus

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

BETTY ROSE Royal will make her Irish debut at September Sizzle, this month's show from The Dirty Circus, and another top quality night of burlesque and cabaret sauce and sexiness is assured.

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Tara Breathnach brings Molly back to Galway

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

AFTER SUCCESSFUL performances in the Galway Theatre Festival, Inis Oírr, and at the Bloomsday celebrations in the Ibsen Museum, Oslo, Tara Breathnach’s Molly returns to Galway.

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Conal Gallen - How's Your Father?

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

HOW’S YOUR Father? the new comedy play by comedian Conal Gallen and his son Rory, comes to the the Town Hall Theatre Galway on Saturday September 23 at 8pm.

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Jean Butler to dance for Music for Galway

Mon, Sep 11, 2017

DANCER JEAN Butler and cellist Neil Martin are set to engage in what The New Yorker called "an intense, affectionate, sometimes flirtatious musical conversation" when they perform their show, This Is An Irish Dance, in Galway.

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Baboró children's festival announces 2017 programme of events

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

THERE WAS a lively turn out at Galway City Museum’s The Kitchen Café on Monday evening for the programme launch of the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, which takes place from October 16 to 22.

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The Shape Of Things - theatre for tots

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

THE SHAPE Of Things, an imaginative and interactive show for tiny theatre buffs aged between six months and two years, and combining puppetry, object theatre, music and sound, returns to Galway this month.

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Homecomings for Humanity Dick

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

HUMANITY DICK: A Tale of Beasts and Bullets, the sell-out hit of last year’s Galway Fringe Festival, returns to Galway city and the Clifden Arts Festival – each a special homecoming in its own right.

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Galway Actors Workshop new autumn courses

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

GALWEGIANS INTERESTED in talking up acting, or actors looking to refresh their skills, can check out the new series of autumn classes from the Galway Actor's Workshop.

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To Hell in a Handbag

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Coming to the Town Hall next Wednesday, September 6, is wickedly funny comedy To Hell in a Handbag, written, and performed by Helen Norton and Jonathan White and exploring two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest – Miss Prism and Canon Chasuble. A governess and a country rector; models of Victorian propriety in public, but in private? This is the play behind the play: a tale of blackmail, false identity, and money that offers a subversively funny new take on a theatrical classic.

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Winter is coming

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Winter is coming to London and Dublin this September and October as Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival hit the road with their co-production Woyzeck in Winter, which wowed audiences at this year’s Galway International Arts Festival.

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Breaking the Fourth Wall Productions presents Nine Months

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Have things changed for women in Ireland?

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"How’s Your Father?"

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Father and son team Conal and Rory Gallen have written probably their funniest comedy play to date, "How's Your Father?" is a non-stop, laugh a minute riot of craic, confusion, and constant laughter.

Conal and Rory are recognised nationwide as two of the most talented writers in Irish comedy today. More than 80,000 people have seen their first two plays, A Bit on The Side and A Bit On The Sunny Side, and now "How's Your Father?" looks set to be yet another spectacular success.

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