Horrible Histories’ Groovy Greeks are coming to Galway

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

STAGECOACH DRAMA and theatre school spring term starts this Saturday with classes taking place in St Mary’s College. Registration for new pupils is also taking place.

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Galway Actor’s Workshop New Year courses

Thu, Jan 08, 2015

ACTORS LOOKING to improve their skills as well as those interested in taking up acting, should check out the new term from the Galway Actors Workshop.

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Theatre 2015 – Galway companies

Tue, Dec 30, 2014

By Charlie McBride

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‘Panto has been fantastic. It’s so different from any other type of theatre I’ve done’

Tue, Dec 23, 2014

CINDERELLA, THIS year’s Renmore Pantomime, opens next week, and is sure to keep Galway audiences in festive humour throughout its two- week run from Monday December 29 to Sunday January 11.

Scriptwriter, and Panto Dame, Peter Kennedy has added a novel twist to the traditional story in that the Prince Charming Cinderella falls in love with is the son of King Donald Trumpet, who has recently bought a castle and golf links in Ireland. The Ugly Sisters try their hands at golf lessons, and the Wicked Queen Yvanna tries to throw a spanner in the works. She almost succeeds too, but for the intervention of Fairy Godmother and a Baron who looks a lot like Elvis.

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Town Hall coming attractions 2015

Tue, Dec 23, 2014

THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just unveiled details of its programme for the first few months of 2015 and there is no shortage of exciting theatre shows to look forward to, from both local and visiting companies.

One of the first theatrical visitors to the venue in 2015 is Katie O’Kelly with her one- woman show, Counter Culture, on January 20. Depicting one day at a Dublin department store, O’Kelly portrays a wide array of characters and long-suffering employees in a strongly-performed piece directed by her father, Donal O’Kelly.

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When the party goes wrong for Dave...

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

DAVE IS an underachiever and general slacker. His girlfriend Sabine is a high-achiever. Their relationship is somewhat frayed, and throwing a party for their friends is not going to help.

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Fregoli is first recipient of Michael Diskin Arts Bursary

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

GALWAY THEATRE company Fregoli has been chosen as the first recipient of The Michael Diskin Arts Bursary. The committee announced the winner this week, following an application process described as “highly competitive” by the adjudicating panel.

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Christmas magic with Branar Theatre

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

BRANAR THEATRE brings its own brand of festive magic to the Town Hall Theatre next week with its acclaimed staging of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas/Oíche Roimh an Nollaig.

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Starting Christmas the sexy-naughty way

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

GALWAY’S PREMIERE burlesque and cabaret night The Dirty Circus returns to the Róisín Dubh on Thursday December 18 for its Christmas party.

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

BOYZONE AND former Coronation Street star Keith Duffy is the ‘baddie’ in this year’s University Concert Hall, Limerick, panto Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Christmas Crooners at the Town Hall

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

“CHRISTMAS CROONERS is guaranteed to get you in the festive mood; singing and swaying all the way home.” So said the Daily Herald about a show coming to Galway.

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The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down

Thu, Dec 11, 2014

IT WAS a dark and stormy night in Cavan. Locals were taking shelter in the pub, but none of them expected Joe Dolan to walk through the door.

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Beauty and the Beast - as Gaeilge

Wed, Dec 10, 2014

OH NO it’s not! Oh yes it is! The An Taibhdhearc panto is back and this Christmas Beauty and the Beast will get the as Gaeilge make-over as Áille agus Allta from December 17 to 20.

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Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn

Thu, Dec 04, 2014

LÉIREOIDH AISTEOIRÍ an Spidéil Boicíní Bhóthar Kilburn sa Spidéal i dTír an Fhia agus i nGailimh i rith mhí na Nollag agus mhí Eanáir.

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Cats in Galway

Thu, Dec 04, 2014

ANDREW LLOYD-Webber’s magnificent musical Cats, based on TS Eliot’s much loved cat poems for children, will be stage in Galway this weekend.

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Brendan O’Carroll’s The Course on tour

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

BRENDAN O’CARROLL’S riotous comedy play The Course will be performed in An Taibhdhearc by Mountbellew drama group The Malthouse Players.

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Improv theatre workshop

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

GALWAY ACTORS Workshop will host A Big Day of Play, an improv theatre intensive course, which will be taught by performer and facilitator Órla McGovern.

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Rollin’ and tumblin’ - Damn The Circus comes to Galway

Tue, Nov 18, 2014

GRAVITY DEFYING trapeze acts, red nose slapstick, poetry, Hula-Hoops, juggling, and breath-taking acrobatics will collide in a show by a pair of performers The Irish Times said are “turning the circus tradition upside down”.

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Here come The Ladyboys!

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

GALWAY AUDIENCES are in for a treat next week when The Lady Boys of Bangkok come to the Town Hall Theatre with their new show, Red Hot Kisses.

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Faulty Towers - The Murder Mystery

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

THERE WAS the incident of The Kipper and The Corpse; there was the time Basil locked Manuel in a burning kitchen; and Basil sometimes even assaulted his guests, but it never got as far as murder.

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