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The Wiz whizzes into the Town Hall

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After the amazing 2017 production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr, Galway’s annual summer musical this year produced by Twin Productions, and running at the Town Hall from August 22 to 26, is The Wiz – based on the ever-popular The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum. First performed in 1974, The Wiz features a book by William F Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and all the lovable and wicked characters in a funky musical rendering of the classic tale. The show won seven Tony Awards when it was staged on Broadway, where it ran for four years, and it has since gone on to become a cult classic.

Cáca Dána explore the trials of teendom in Eternal Youth

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UP AND coming local troupe, Cáca Dána Theatre Company, makes its first outing of 2017 at the Town Hall studio with the premiere of Niamh Ryan’s new play, Eternal Youth.

Druid's The Beauty Queen of Leenane

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LAST WEEK, Druid’s production of Helen and I concluded with the sound of rain pouring down outside the kitchen where the play’s action takes place. The Beauty Queen of Leenane opens with the same sound but where the rain in Helen and I signified release, in Beauty Queen it’s symptomatic of misery and confinement.

Record breaking win as DruidShakespeare scoops five Irish Times Theatre Awards

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DRUID THEATRE Company's epic DruidShakespeare production has won a record five awards, including the Best Production award, at the prestigious Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, which took place in Dublin last night.

Town Hall 2016 highlights

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AS 2015 exits stage left, 2016 awaits it cue and the year ahead in the Town Hall has much for theatre-goers to look forward to. First out of the blocks, on January 15th and 16th, is local company No Ropes with The Open Couple, Dario Fo and France Rama’s sharp marital comedy, which enjoyed a sell-out run earlier this year.

Theatre highlights this October at Roscommon Arts Centre

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There is theatre to suit all tastes this October at the Arts Centre with a variety of fantastic plays taking to the stage over the next few weeks.

KATS theatre auditions

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THE KNOCKNACARRA Theatre Association is seeking actors to take part in its new play, an adaptation of a Peter James novella, which will be staged in An Taibhdhearc from November 11 to 14.

Community - a musical experiment @ The Loft

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COMMUNITY IS the improv alter-ego of Galway band My Fellow Sponges, whose drive is to see the audience create music along with the band.

Ice stars sweeping into town for magical Peter Pan adventure

The Royal Theatre is set to be transformed into a magical world of Neverland, pirates, Peter Pan and Captain Hook, all brought to life on ice next week, by a troupe of world famous skaters.

Smash hit musical Hairspray opens in the Dean Crowe

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The Dean Crowe Theatre will open its doors this weekend to the Broadway smash hit musical Hairspray. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Hairspray is a big, bouncy beehive of a musical, piled high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.

 

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