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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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
THE GALWAY Theatre Festival concluded last weekend and its array of shows certainly augur well for the upcoming generation of local and national theatre makers.
GALWAY THEATRE companies and actrors have been nominated in 11 of 13 The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, representing 30 per cent of the total number of nominations.
IN RECENT years Druid Theatre Company has shown itself the master of largescale theatrical projects with both DruidSynge and DruidMurphy. Yet in both cases it was dealing with playwrights in whose work it already had a deep grounding, writers and plays that could be said to be part of the company’s DNA.