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'Orfeo ed Euridice is very much a spiritual journey'

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THE MYTH of Orpheus and Eurydice has inspired countless artists down the centuries, including Ovid, Cocteau, Stravinsky, Titian, and Rodin. Christoph Willibald Gluck’s opera Orfeo ed Euridice is part of a rich and enduring artistic tradition and its exciting new staging from Irish National Opera, directed by Emma Martin, is a highlight of this year’s GIAF programme.

'The language leaps off the page'

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THERE WAS great excitement at the announcement that Enda Walsh and Cillian Murphy would be teaming up again to bring Max Porter’s remarkable book, Grief Is The Thing With Feathers to the stage, and that the production would premiere at the Black Box Theatre next March.

Winter is coming

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Winter is coming to London and Dublin this September and October as Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival hit the road with their co-production Woyzeck in Winter, which wowed audiences at this year’s Galway International Arts Festival.

Uachtarán na hÉireann praises ‘crucial’ arts festival as event turns forty

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As the Galway International Arts Festival was launched this week with events in Galway and Dublin, the event, which also marks its 40th anniversary this year, was praised as “crucial” by Uachtarán na hÉireann michael D Higgins.

Uachtarán na hÉireann praises 'crucial' arts festival as event turns 40

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As the Galway International Arts Festival was launched this week with events in Galway and Dublin, the event, which also marks its 40th anniversary this year, was praised as "crucial" by Uachtarán na hÉireann michael D Higgins.

Brooklyn goes all Galway as Arlington opens to rave reviews

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Arlington, co-produced with Landmark Productions, opened at St.Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn last Sunday to a fantastic reception. Guests in attendance at the opening performances included author John Grisham, actors Nick Sandow from Orange is the New Black, Paul Reid and Lisa Dwan; Irish artist John Gerrard who exhibits during the Festival and whose new solo show opened at the Simon Preston Gallery in New York; pianist John O’Conor who flew to New York to support his son Hugh in Arlington; poet Paul Muldoon and Consul General of Ireland Barbara Jones as well as many of New York’s artistic community including Joe Mellilo from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and composers Mikel Rouse and Philip Glass, Arlington runs in New York until May 28.

Galway International Arts Festival impresses New York with drama and talks

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GALWAY INTERNATIONAL Arts Festival and playwright Enda Walsh wowed New York’s culture scene this week with two openings for Walsh’s work, while Galway adventurer, and solo transatlantic rower, Gavan Hennigan took part in the GIAF’s first US First Thought Talk.

Theatre 2016 — from stage to stage

And so the curtain falls on another lively year of Galwaytheatre in which both home-based and visiting companies provided much to savour and, as is the way of things, some misses as well as hits.

Disco Pigs - Enda Walsh's debut play turns 20

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WHILE NEXT week sees Druid open its 20th anniversary revival of The Beauty Queen of Leenane, 1996 also saw the premiere of another iconic Irish play which launched a stellar writing career; Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs.

GIAF breaks record attendance figures for second year running

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Galway International Arts Festival came to a record breaking close last Sunday, with festival attendance figures breaking the 200,000 mark for the second year running and the box office recording its biggest takings to date.

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