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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.
TWO MEN, in worn out, dishevelled clothes and bowler hats, wait under a tree on the side of the road. They are waiting for a man called Godot. They don't know much about him, other than that he has a beard and perhaps the offer of some work, but will he ever come?
One of my abiding memories of Brían Bourke is of the day I visited him at his home with my two daughters who were then aged seven and five. Brian took us out to his garden where my daughters saw there was a trampoline. Brian promptly invited them to play on it and, removing his own shoes, was soon bouncing along energetically with them to their huge delight and entertainment.
SAMUEL BECKETT'S Waiting For Godot, and Helen and I, a new work of Tuam playwright Meadhbh McHugh, will both be performed as part of Druid Theatre Company's programme of work for 2016.
A COUNTRY road. A tree. Evening. Vladimir and Estragon meet as dusk approaches. Estragon tries to remove his boot. Vladimir examines his hat. A conversation begins, a joke is interrupted. A carrot is eaten. They quarrel, then embrace. A pair of eccentric travellers arrive - seemingly master and servant - one stands weighed down at the end of a long rope, the other carries a whip.
TOM STOPPARD’s new play The Hard Problem is running in the National Theatre London, but Galway can see it via a live broadcast to The Eye Cinema.
There is a treat in store for fans of Samuel Beckett’s avant garde literary genius at Ballina Arts Centre on April 9.
GALWAY THEATRE audiences are in for a real treat next week - amid the many fine treats already served up by Galway International Arts Festival - when the Royal Court Theatre come to An Taibhdhearc with Irish actress Lisa Dwan’s acclaimed trilogy of Beckett plays Not I, Footfalls, and Rockaby.
FIVE SHORT plays by Samuel Beckett, including one translated into Gaeilge, will be staged as part of the Galway Theatre Festival.