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As 2017 draws to a close, thoughts turn to the New Year and Galway theatre goers have much to look forward to from both home-based and visiting companies and theatre-makers.
DRUID THEATRE'S acclaimed production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, one of the highlights of the 2016 Galway International Arts Festival, will return for a 12 week national and international tour in 2018.
THOUGH WIDELY acknowledged as one of our foremost writers, Eugene McCabe is also, paradoxically, somewhat unsung. This may be explained by his output being less than prolific, with lengthy gaps where he focused on tending his farm, and that he wrote across different media – stage, television and fiction.
Last Monday, at 5.30 pm, RTÉ 2 broadcast the opening episode of Drop Dead Weird, a madcap teen comedy following the hilarious antics of an Australian family who move to a seaside village in the west of Ireland to run a B&B.
SEÁN MCGINLEY, one of Ireland's finest actors, will revive his long association with Galway's Druid Theatre Company company and director Garry Hynes, by starring in a new production of Eugene McCabe's King Of The Castle this autumn.
THREE WOMEN in one place, on one evening, under an unforgiving sky, find themselves on the precipice of catastrophe. This is Crestfall by Mark O’Rowe, which will be staged by Druid as part of the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival.
This week, NUI Galway found itself the recipient of a brand new theatrical space — one that arrives in a timely fashion and adds considerably to the city’s cultural capital. So what’s the story about the O’Donoghue Centre and how did it come about?
CRESTFALL, AN early play by Mark O'Rowe, best known for scripting the films Intermission and Perrier's Bounty, will be staged as part of the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival.
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.
TWENTY YEARS after they gave the play its world premiere and it became one of the company’s greatest successes, Druid are revisiting The Beauty Queen of Leenane for a landmark new production which opens this month in the Town Hall Theatre.