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Theatre review: Ballyturk

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“BEAUTIFUL, HILARIOUS, dark as death.” So tweeted actress Olwen Fouéré after seeing the opening of Enda Walsh’s new play Ballyturk, which got the Galway International Arts Festival off to a flying start at the Black Box yesterday evening.

Cillian Murphy and Stephen Rea to star in new Galway Arts Festival play this summer

Cillian Murphy and Stephen Rae, two of Ireland’s most famous actors will star in Ballyturk, a new play by Enda Walsh, which will have its world premiere at this summer’s Galway Arts Festival.

Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring to be main dance show at Galway Arts Festival

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Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, an extremely controversial ballet in its day, but appreciated now as a pioneering classic, will be staged at this year’s Galway Arts Festival.

Misterman to open at London’s National Theatre in April

The exceptional journey Misterman, written and directed by Enda Walsh and starring Cillian Murphy, continues as the acclaimed play is set to be performed at The National Theatre in London this spring.

Misterman nominated for Irish Times Theatre Awards

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MISTERMAN, THE powerful and much-acclaimed drama, written by Enda Walsh, and featuring a tour-de-force performance from Cillian Murphy has been nominated for four Irish Times Theatre Awards.

Misterman to be staged in New York

Misterman, the hit play of this years Galway Arts Festival and one of the finest pieces of theatre ever staged in the city, will receive its American premiere in New York later this year.

Reviewing Misterman and Request Programme

Reuniting Enda Walsh and Cillian Murphy for the first time since Disco Pigs, Misterman is one of the flagship productions of this year’s arts festival and it fully lives up to its headline billing.

What hope has a kitten in a town full of dogs?

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There were disturbing echoes of the Imelda Riney murders in a wood near Whitegate, Co Clare, in April 17 years ago, in Enda Walsh’s new play Misterman, which opened this years Arts Festival on Monday. Imelda and her young four-years -old son and a priest were shot by Brendan O’Donnell, who later killed himself in prison. Woods are beautiful in springtime, but since our childhood fairy tales have told us that woods can be sinister places. In a superb piece of stage business Thomas Magill leads his angelic Edel into the woods along a green carpet which rolls out ahead of them, leading to the river where they sit. We don’t hear of Edel’s fate till the last moments of the play, but we have our suspicions.

Enda Walsh - Misterman, Cillian Murphy, and the Galway connection

One of the definite highlights of this year’s Galway Arts Festival is Enda Walsh’s Misterman which sees him reunited with Cillian Murphy for the first time since their feted collaboration on Disco Pigs 15 years ago.

 

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