What The Ladybird Heard

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

TWO CRAFTY robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun is in store for Galway families at the show What The Ladybird Heard in the Town Hall Theatre.

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Nora Barnacle’s Galway years

Thu, Jun 05, 2014

NORA BARNACLE, famous as the liberated woman who stole James Joyce’s heart and who stood by him during numerous controversies, is the subject of a new play.

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A family concert with The Specks

Thu, Jun 05, 2014

“IF YOUR little ones love fantastic, magical songs...then The Speks are the boys for you!” according to Newstalk’s Tom Dunne.

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Mephisto return with Blackbird

Thu, May 29, 2014

AFTER ITS critically acclaimed production of Patricia Burke Brogan’s Eclipsed last year, Mephisto Theatre Company returns to the Town Hall Theatre with one of the most controversial plays of the last decade – Blackbird, by Scottish playwright David Harrower.

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Celtic Flames at An Taibhdhearc

Thu, May 29, 2014

CELTIC FLAMES, the music, song and dance spectacular which has wowed audiences in Britain is coming to An Taibhdhearc.

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Moving statues back in town

Thu, May 22, 2014

HIT PLAY, The Year of the Moving Statues, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre. A side-splitting satirical comedy by Kinvara playwright Gerry Conneely, it captures the madness and excitement of summer 1985 when the country’s grottoes began to move en masse.

From Ballinspittle to Ballydehob, from Blanchardstown to Bohola, there was shaking and shuddering, weeping and lamentation. Ireland was transfixed and tens of thousands took to the roads, in pouring rain and driving wind, to witness the supernatural spectacle.

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The Importance of Being Wilde

Thu, May 22, 2014

MORE THAN a century after his death in Paris, Oscar Wilde’s work remains as popular as ever while the triumphs and tragedies of his life exert an enduring fascination.

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Postscript’s ‘moving story’ of adoption

Thu, May 22, 2014

THE RECENT success of the movie Philomena highlighted the social and personal impact of adoption in Irish society in times past. This weekend, in the Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane, actor and playwright Noelle Brown’s play, Postscript, visits the same topic through the story of her own life.

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Acting Shakespeare workshop

Thu, May 22, 2014

EVERY ASPECT of acting in a Shakespearean play will be explored in a new workshop from the acclaimed theatre director and teacher Max Hafler.

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The Dirty Circus returns tomorrow

Thu, May 22, 2014

A NIGHT of burlesque and cabaret, and sumptuously saucy and decadent entertainment awaits when The Dirty Circus returns to the Róisín Dubh tomorrow at 9pm.

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Don Wycherley on After Sarah Miles

Thu, May 15, 2014

THE MICK LALLY (Druid) Theatre is to host the acclaimed new play, After Sarah Miles, written and directed by Michael Hilliard Mulcahy and performed by Don Wycherley, of Bachelor’s Walk fame.

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Mag Mell - a wild night of wild theatre

Thu, May 15, 2014

WHAT HAPPENS when comedian Jon Kenny, puppeteer Des Dillon, and virtuoso musicians Benny McCarthy and Conal Ó Gráda are let into the same room? Mag Mell.

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JOLT: Volition – a theatrical selection box

Thu, May 08, 2014

ON SATURDAY May 17 at the Town Hall Theatre, eight short new theatre pieces will be presented by eight individual artists, as part of the theatre development project, Volition.

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Don Wycherley to start in After Sarah Miles

Thu, May 08, 2014

DON WYCHERLEY, one of Ireland’s foremost actors, will take to the stage in After Sarah Miles, which comes to Galway from Monday May 19 to Thursday 22.

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Jimmy Magee - different class

Thu, May 08, 2014

IRELAND’S FOREMOST sports broadcaster, ‘the memory man’, and is coming to the Town Hall Theatre to share a lifetime of sporting memories.

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Get ready to be magnetised

Thu, May 08, 2014

MAGNETIC, A dance show from John Scott which is constructed like a movement symphony, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.

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The Word of God - the abridged version

Thu, May 01, 2014

THEY PARED Shakespeare down to his very essence, now they are about to do the same to the greatest story ever told - The Bible.

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Blue Teapot launches Fund it campaign for new show

Thu, May 01, 2014

iD, A new theatre piece conceived by the actors of the Blue Teapot Theatre Company, will premiere at the Galway Arts Festival in July.

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Low Level Panic, high level theatre

Thu, Apr 24, 2014

AFTER A hugely successful run at last autumn’s Galway Theatre Festival, Anam Theatre Company’s production of Low Level Panic makes a welcome return to Nuns Island Theatre next week prior to a national tour.

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The remarkable Mrs Roosevelt

Thu, Apr 24, 2014

THE REMARKABLE life and times of Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of US president Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and a tireless political campaigner in her own right, is vividly portrayed in Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London which comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday May 6.

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