Search Results for 'Orson Welles'

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Orson Welles, the artist, and Ireland

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MARK COUSINS, the director of The Story of Film: An Odyssey and I Am Belfast, is coming to Galway to present his new documentary about Orson Welles, to be screened at the Pálás.

The lonely boy who landed on our shore

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It is possible that when the 16 years-old Orson Welles embarked from the SS Baltic in Galway Bay in August 1931, he visited the Taibhdhearc theatre. In any event, he struck up a friendship with a Galway actor. Two months later he visited the Gate Theatre in Dublin, and went backstage to see his friend. Clearly impressed by what he saw, he left a note for its founding partners, Mícheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards, boldly proclaiming ‘Orson Welles, star of the New York Theatre Guild, would consider appearing in one of your productions, and hopes you will see him for an appointment.’

Culture Night 2011 — Everything’s a Remix

Everything’s a Remix will be screened at the Butler Gallery for a late night alternative viewing of Ian Burns’ Supreme Fiction exhibition for Culture Night 2011 which has been programmed by artists and curators from The Workhouse Test, Callan.

New territory on the airwaves for Devious

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Devious Theatre Company has announced their newest venture which veers away from the stage and on to the airways.

Moby Dick at Town Hall

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ACTOR CONOR Lovett of Gare St Lazare Players, best known for his acclaimed stagings of Beckett’s prose works, makes a welcome return to the Town Hall the week after next with his latest one-man show; Herman Melville’s classic tale Moby Dick.

 

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