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The Galway International Arts Festival and Druid Theatre Company are strong contenders at this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, with both being nominated in a variety of categories.
DRUID THEATRE is internationally acclaimed for its stagings of classic Irish drama, but 2015 sees the companyturn its attention to England’s genius - William Shakespeare.
Druid co-founder and actress Marie Mullen and the Attorney General Máire Whelan will be among the recipients of the 2012 NUI Galway Alumni Awards.
A specially commissioned window seat in memory of the late, very great Mick Lally, was unveiled at the Druid Lane Theatre yesterday evening.
Druid Theatre Co will make its third and final visit of 2011 to the USA when it presents its staging of Sean O’Casey’s The Silver Tassie in New York.
President Mary McAleese visited Inis Meain at the weekend to honour a joint invitation made by Druid Theatre and the local sports and entertainment group Coiste Spórt agus Siamsa to attend the staging of Martin McDonagh’s play The Cripple of Inishmaan in the local halla. This first staging on location marked the culmination of an extensive five-month tour of Ireland and the USA.
The company started in Boston last February when five feet of snow prevented some of the audience from even reaching the theatre. Since then they’ve had temperatures soar to 45 degrees, clocked up 20,000 miles and next week they’re looking forward to returning home with Druid’s production of The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh.
Druid Theatre Company will make its first visit to Inis Meáin in more than six years, when it stages, appropriately, Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan on the island.
Seán O’Casey’s play The Silver Tassie was written in 1927, but it has never been performed in the United States. However that will change this summer.
THIS YEAR will finally see the reopening of the Druid theatre following an extensive refurbishment, while the company itself is set to give 335 performances in 26 venues in Ireland, Britain, the USA, Canada, and Australia.