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After the amazing 2017 production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr, Galway’s annual summer musical this year produced by Twin Productions, and running at the Town Hall from August 22 to 26, is The Wiz – based on the ever-popular The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum. First performed in 1974, The Wiz features a book by William F Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and all the lovable and wicked characters in a funky musical rendering of the classic tale. The show won seven Tony Awards when it was staged on Broadway, where it ran for four years, and it has since gone on to become a cult classic.
IT IS almost that time of the year again when tassles are twirled and booties are shaken in the joyously sexy jamboree of Galway Burlesque Festival. Now in its third year, this feast of frisky fun takes place from May 18 to 20 and, as ever, promises lots of teasing thrills and thrilling teases.
Members of Irish Girl Guides from Doughiska travelled to Dublin to welcome award-winning entrepreneurs Kate and Annie Madden as the organisation’s new ambassadors.
Average rents in Galway city are now in excess of €1,096 a month or 30 per cent above rental rates at the end of the Celtic Tiger era in 2008, a situation that is leading to Galway politicians calling on the Government to admit the introduction of Rent Pressure Zones in the city has failed.
Castlebar Musical and Dramatic Society are ready to entertain audiences of all ages with their next production, White Christmas. For their fourth production, the society have picked a wonderful Christmas tale that is sure to delight audiences old and young. This heart-warming production will come to Castlebar on Thursday, November 30, Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2 and will be performed in the impressive surroundings of GMIT. The shows will be performed nightly at 8pm with an additional matinee performance on Saturday at 2.30pm.
REHEARSALS ARE in full swing for Renmore’s 39th annual pantomime, Beauty and The Beast, which runs at the Town Hall Theatre from December 30 to January 14.
Athlone Musical Society will present Jesus Christ Superstar in 2018, which will return to the Dean Crow Theater after a 15 year absence.
Almost half of Irish women spend an average of 4.3 days a year blow-drying their hair.
BURLESQUE PERFORMERS from across the world will strut their stuff on Galway's stages when the second Galway Burlesque Festival returns to the city from Friday May 26 to Sunday 28.
GUMS, OTHERWISE known as the Galway University Musical Society present their 17th annual show, the Tony Award-winning Urinetown: The Musical, at the Black Box Theatre from Tuesday February 7 to Saturday 11.