Jake & The Neverland Pirates

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

JAKE & THE Neverland Pirates are coming to Galway and will be landing in the Radisson Blu Hotel tomorrow.

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An Taibhdhearc wins a prestigious theatre award

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

AN TAIBHDHEARC’S production of Tom Murphy’s An Tíoránach Drogallach has won The BBC Northern Ireland Irish Language Drama Award.

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‘Befriending chickens and crushing cans’

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

A STORY of love, beauty, chicken-chasing, daisy chains, cat-killing, French singing, dress-wearing, en-suite bathrooms, and the day at the pond. These are the ingredients of Pondling, written and performed by Genevieve Hulme-Beaman.

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A trio of plays for Cúirt

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

THE ANNUAL and much-loved literary jamboree of Cúirt swings into gear next week and among its many attractions are two plays - The Monster in the Hall and The Merchant of Venice.

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Two Patrick Kavanagh plays on Galway stage

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

GALWAY DEVOTEES of the poet Patrick Kavanagh are in for a treat next week when two stage plays based on his life and work come to town.

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Stones In His Pockets

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

STONES IN His Pockets, the theatre phenomenon, returns for another naitonwide run, which includes the Town Hall Theatre from Monday April 7 to Saturday 12 at 8pm.

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Sean Hughes, Cúirt, and penguins

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

SEAN HUGHES, one of Ireland’s most brilliant comedians, will perform his new show Penguins, as part of the Cúirt literature festival.

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Want to appear in Ros na Rún?

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

TG4’S POPULAR soap Ros na Rún will be holding open auditions on Monday April 14 and Tuesday 15 on the set in An Spidéal.

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La Casa De Bernarda Alba

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

IN A small Spanish village, domineering matriarch Bernarda Alba imposes an eight-year period of mourning upon her family after the death of her second husband.

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Donal O’Kelly back with Little Thing, Big Thing

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

IN NIGERIA, a frightened child puts an old roll of film into the hands of Dublin-bound teacher Sister Martha. In Dublin, Larry, with a wounded backside, has to get out of the city to rob a convent.

While this is taking place, Scarab Oil plans to unleash its new clean fuel of the future. Meanwhile, the film roll Martha is carrying attracts the interest of some very powerful and ambitious people.

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Men falling and flying

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

DANCE, ACROBATICS, and physical theatre will combine in The Falling Song, performed by the Junk Ensemble in the Town Hall Theatre on Monday April 7 at 8pm.

Performed by an international, all-male, cast and a local children’s choir, The Falling Song looks at the nature of flying and falling through a set of towering ladders, ropes, and hundreds of apples. Irish Theatre Magazine has described the show as “perfectly executed...adrenalin pumping, and unsettling”.

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A weekend of dancing days

Thu, Mar 27, 2014

A MUSICAL about capitalism, site-specific performances, and a symposium will form the Galway Dance Days festival which takes place tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday.

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Galway Community Circus at the double

Thu, Mar 20, 2014

GALWAY COMMUNITY Circus return to the Black Box Theatre for two thrilling new circus shows this weekend; Circopolis and Circopolín Children.

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NUIG to host Irish premiere of David Greig play

Thu, Mar 20, 2014

THE IRISH premiere of The Monster In The Hall, by Scottish writer David Greig, will be staged as part of NUI Galway's inaugural theatre season.

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Evita – classic musical for Town Hall

Thu, Mar 20, 2014

EVITA, THE celebrated musical based on the life of Eva Perón, the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952, is being staged in the Town Hall Theatre.

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Dubliners re-imagined for the stage

Thu, Mar 20, 2014

THE DUBLINERS Dilemma, based on James Joyce’s Dubliners, comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Wednesday April 2 at 8pm.

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Memento Morte in Town Hall

Thu, Mar 06, 2014

JACK THE Ripper’s reign of terror forms the backdrop to a new tragi-comedy, Memento Morte, which runs in the Town Hall studio next week.

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Claregalway Drama Festival

Thu, Mar 06, 2014

THE 32ND Claregalway Festival of Drama opens on Thursday March 13 and runs until Friday 21, and will include works of Irish and international theatre.

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The Harry Potter experience

Thu, Feb 20, 2014

HARRY POTTER fans - affectionately known as ‘Pott Heads’ - across County Galway will be flocking to the Town Hall Theatre for Potted Potter - The Unauthorised Harry Experience.

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Theatre reviews: The Great Hunger, Galway Fringe Festival

Thu, Aug 01, 2013

THE CLAIRE Keegan-helmed Galway Fringe Festival made a distinctive splash in July with two and a half weeks of non-stop theatre, art, music, literature, dance, workshops, children’s events, and more.

The fringe has been an impressive achievement for Keegan and her colleagues, assembling a packed programme featuring hosts of artists from near and far. Though this was only the Fringe’s second year it seems well placed to build on its early promise and secure a firm place for itself in the Galway city arts calendar.

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