Search Results for 'Hamlet'

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'I don't think you can approach anything without having as a consideration the representation of women'

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The Mai is a richly-woven story of four generations of women in one midlands family. At the centre of the household is The Mai, a 40-year-old woman torn between her wayward husband and her family’s happiness in a play that brims with passion and poetry, love and lyricism, heartache and hope.

Ophelia brings both tragedy and heroism

Well, the story of the week was Ophelia. By the way, I looked up Ophelia and it comes from a Greek word meaning “help” – very appropriate, I think. Of course, it also was the name of Hamlet’s doomed lover in the play by Shakespeare.

Ordinary people continue to pay the price for the elites failures

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So where were you, the historic day the great Seánie Fitzpatrick walked scot-free from court? Coincidentally Insider was in the public gallery of an Irish district court, to see, via video link from prison, an array of petty offenders being further remanded in custody.

Demystifying Hamlet

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GALWAY'S JAMES Connolly Forum has set itself the task of 'Demystifying Hamlet' and explaining, in layman’s terms, the world of William Shakespeare’s tragedies with a public talk tomorrow at 7.30pm in The Western on Prospect Hill.

NOTABLE ABSENTEES FAIL TO DIM ENTHUSIASM FOR CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL

Willie Mullins, once the lead- ing amateur jockey, now the leading National Hunt Train- er in Ireland; Gordon Elliott, once a decent amateur jock- ey himself, now challenging Willie Mullins’ domination of the Irish NH racing scene; the Cheltenham Festival, once the Mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK, always the Mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK.

Why Shakespeare's tragedies still matter

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A FASCINATING and insightful book on four key Shakespeare tragedies, aimed at Leaving Cert and undergraduate students, theatregoers, and those who would like to ‘get’ Shakespeare, will be launched next week.

‘He’s a lonely guy but with a huge heart’

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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.

Royal Shakespeare's Hamlet @ The Eye

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FOR MANY, Hamlet is Shakespeare's greatest play, and contains possibly his most famous speech in "To be or not to be...", and Galway will have the chance to see it performed by The Royal Shakespeare Company.

The Poor Little Boy With No Arms

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NEW DUBLIN ensemble, One Duck Theatre Company, arrive in the Town Hall Theatre on Tuesday January 26 at 8pm, with the world premiere production of its debut play, The Poor Little Boy with No Arms. A fast-paced, dark comedy-drama, it explores secrecy, control, and the Irish psyche.

National Theatre Live presents Hamlet live on the big screen

On Thursday next, October 15 at 7pm, go along to Mayo Movie World and sit back and enjoy Hamlet live from the Barbican Theatre London. Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing the title role in the Bard's classic tale of power, deception, and murder.

 

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