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TWENTY YEARS to the day after its premiere, Enda Walsh’s iconic play Disco Pigs arrived at the Town Hall this week in a new production jointly staged by Reading Rep and Nick Thompson Productions from London. The show was helmed by Cathal Cleary, who was formerly based in Galway, and is now making his way successfully as an up and coming director in London.
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.
IT IS always something of a special occasion when Druid unveils a new writer, and all the more so when that writer comes from the west of Ireland. So there is much excitement about Helen and I, the debut play by Tuam's Meadhbh McHugh, which receives its world premiere at the Mick Lally Theatre on Tuesday September 13.
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.
RISING STAR and Irish soul singer Brian Deady brought down the curtain on this year’s Galway International Arts Festival in fine style with a rousing gig at the Róisín Dubh on Sunday night.
DYSTOPIAS, ISOLATION, characters on the edge are just some of the recurrent themes that announce themselves in Eoghan O’Tuairisc’s Fornocht do Chonaic/Naked I Saw You at An Taibhdhearc, Enda Walsh’s Arlington [a love story] in Leisureland, and Druid’s new staging of Waiting for Godot.
Despite an official start date of Monday July 11, the Galway International Arts Festival is actually getting under way this weekend, with preview shows for three of its highest profile plays, while street spectacle, Insects, takes place on Sunday.
IT HAS been six years since Charlie Murphy, then fresh from the Gaiety School of Acting, first made an impact with audiences in the role of Siobhan in RTE’s Love/Hate, for which she twice won an IFTA as best actress.
NUI Galway has announced details of their 2016 partnership with Galway International Arts Festival. The partnership will see the University support two world-class theatre productions, play host to First Thought talks and a major visual art exhibition, and continue to support the Festival’s SELECTED and Volunteer Programmes. This year NUI Galway is supporting two major theatre productions at the Festival.
The Galway International Arts Festival Box Office officially opened at the Galway Tourist Office, Forster Street, this week, just as festival bound theatre director Ivo Van Hove won a Tony Award in New York.