Search Results for 'Mick Lally'

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Gender battles and a sexually ambiguous Greek (rock) god

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CURRENTLY RUNNING at Druid’s Mick Lally Theatre, Max Hafler’s terrific production of Euripides’ The Bacchae attests to the gifted student talent of NUI Galway’s Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance and Chekhov Training and Performance Ireland.

The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane, is Available for Hire

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The Mick Lally Theatre on Druid Lane, just off Quay Street, is a state of the art venue available for hire for private and public events. The building is one of Galway’s best -kept secrets and if its walls could talk, they’d have a fair amount of history to divulge.

“A truly amazing play” - Max Hafler on The Bacchae

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THE BACCHAE, by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, considered one of the greatest plays of all time, first performed in Athens, in 405 BC, powerfully dramatises the conflict between the emotional and rational sides of the human psyche.

Illuminating ‘Women’s Christmas’ with Herstory

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TOMORROW IS January 6 - the feast of the Epiphany - which in Ireland has long been known as Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas in Ireland and was a day when women would get together and celebrate. That hallowed tradition is to get a whole new lease of life – and lights - this weekend with a new festival - Illuminate Herstory - taking place in towns and cities across the country.

A piano played with nuts, bolts, and erasers

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A PIANO treated with bolts, but also plastic, rubber and a pencil eraser will be played in Druid's Mick Lally Theatre for one of the most 'out there' and experimental shows of the Galway Jazz Festival.

Time to bring culture gong home for the west

Tomorrow five weeks, on July 15, at around ten past one, when you’re about to take the first bite of your lunchtime sandwich, with the radio on, we might might rue the fact we didn’t do more, that we didn’t try harder. Because at that moment, at that time, it will be too late to make a difference. At that time, the winner of the European Capital of Culture title for 2020 will have been announced. And in two centres, there will be crying, beating of breasts and gnashing of teeth. And in one city, there will be gnashing of breasts and beating of teeth.

Eamon Gilmore, Marie Mullen, and ConTempo to get NUIG honorary degrees

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Former Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore, actor and Druid Theatre co-founder Maire Mullen, and the popular classical quartet ConTempo, will be among the recipients of honorary degrees from NUI Galway.

Galway Theatre Festival - round up and review

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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.

Love, loss, and Elvis at the Galway Theatre Festival

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THE GALWAY Theatre Festival officially opens tomorrow and it promises to serve up a feast of theatre in all its forms over nine event-packed days, continuing up to Saturday May 7.

‘A bold, imaginative, staging’

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ONE OF the very best shows at last year’s Galway International Arts Festival was Andrew Flynn’s brilliant large-cast staging of Pat McCabe’s The Dead School. The production was presented by the combined talents of Galway Youth Theatre and Galway Community Theatre, and Flynn has now re-assembled the same cast for a revival by Decadent Theatre Company at the Town Hall Theatre.

 

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