Galway writer's play to be staged in New York

Wed, Aug 13, 2014

THE MCGOWAN Trilogy, a series of one-act plays by the award-winning Galway writer Seamus Scanlon will be performed as part of New York’s Annual Festival of Irish Theatre.

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Galway’s Fíbín to stage new play at Dublin Theatre Festival

Tue, Aug 12, 2014

GALWAY’S FÍBÍN Theatre Company will make its Dublin Theatre Festival debut next month with its production of Paul Mercier’s new play Réiltín.

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Olwen Fouéré wins award at Edinburgh fringe

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

A THEATRE show produced by, and which premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival, has been impressing audiences at Edinburgh, where it also scooped an award.

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An Taibhdhearc seeks new writers

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

AN TAIBHDHEARC is seeking new writers for the stage through its Walter Macken Award which has prize money of €1,000.

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A Few Good Men

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

YOU CAN’T handle the truth!” For years after the 1992 film version, Jack Nicholson’s declaration during A Few Good Men’s climatic courtroom scene became one of the catch-phrases of the decade.

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Druid start rehearsals on new Tom Murphy play

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

DRUID BEGAN rehearsals this week on a new Tom Murphy play, Brigit, and on his 1985 classic Bailegangaire, both of which will be staged in the Town Hall Theatre in September.

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A night of burlesque and peepshow

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

A FIERY display of burlesque dancing, sword swallowing, and knife throwing is in store for Galway when The Pretty Things Peepshow hits town.

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Chapatti, iD, Star of the Sea, Midsummer

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

CHRISTIAN O’REILLY’S Chapatti, jointly produced by Northlight Theatre Company and GIAF, is a real crowd-pleaser of a play.

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New play gets public reading today

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

A BOY Called Nedd, a new play by Emily Gillmor Murphy, will be given a public reading by NUI Galway drama students in the Druid theatre this afternoon.

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A feast of theatre @ Galway Fringe Festival

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

FROM EPIC, ancient, voyages to the ‘girls night out’, from stories of bag ladies to the return of Christ, the Galway Fringe Festival theatre strand has it all.

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Aindrias de Staic - The Man from Moogaga

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

THERE WAS The Man from UNCLE, later there was ‘the man from Del Monte’, but right now there is Aindrias de Staic, and he is The Man from Moogaga.

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Galway burlesque artist nominated for award

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

MISS TURKISH Delight is getting set for Saturday’s Miss Burlesque Ireland competition in the Button Factory in Dublin - the only performer from Galway to reach the final.

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Deep - when acid house arrived in Ireland

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

IN 1988 the Acid House explosion erupted across Britain and soon spilled over into Ireland, and the Sweat night in Sir Henry’s in Cork was Ireland’s first centre for ravers and house music events.

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Mick Donnellan - tuning in to Radio Luxembourg

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

PLAYWRIGHT AND novelist Mick Donnellan is not a man to rest on his laurels. Having enjoyed popular and critical acclaim for Gun Metal Grey, Sunday Morning Coming Down, and Shortcut To Hallelujah, he continues to press forward.

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The Dirty Circus and a Galway Film Fleadh night

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

THE DIRTY Circus, Galway’s burlesque and cabaret event, returns to the Róisín Dubh on Wednesday July 8 and as that is also the day the Galway Film Fleadh opens and fleadh guests will be attending the show.

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Drama summer camp at City Museum

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

A DRAMA summer camp for those aged between 11 and 14, takes place at the Galway City Museum.

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No Way Out for ThereisBear!

Tue, Jun 24, 2014

“HELL IS other people”. It is one of the most famous quotes by French existentialist philosopher, playwright, and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre and it comes from his play Huis Clos.

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Town Hall to stage My Brilliant Divorce

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

MY BRILLIANT Divorce, Geraldine Aron’s Olivier nominated West End hit, starring Tara Flynn, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre next week.

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Galway Fringe Festival - a fortnight of events

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

MORE THAN 100 events will take place during the Galway’s Fringe Festival which runs from July 12 to 28, including a new play by Mick Donnellan, author of Gun Metal Grey.

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Sparkplug rides again

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

LITTLE JOHN NEE romps into the Town Hall Theatre next week for an extended run with his much-acclaimed show Sparkplug Callaghan.

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