Search Results for 'the Galway International Arts Festival'

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'Beckett has been part of my imaginative landscape all my life'

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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?

‘A playful way of thinking about death’

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WHAT WOULD happen if, one day, death downed tools and took a holiday? That’s the scenario at the heart of Death at Intervals, the brilliant novel by Portuguese Nobel laureate José Saramago, a theatre adaptation of which is coming to the Galway International Arts Festival.

Arts festival box office opens on Forster Street

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The Galway International Arts Festival Box Office officially opened at the Galway Tourist Office, Forster Street, this week, just as festival bound theatre director Ivo Van Hove won a Tony Award in New York.

Sanctuary - Blue Teapots hit the big screen at Fleadh

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THE CLOSING film at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh is Sanctuary, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed play from Blue Teapot Theatre Company, exploring the issue of sexual and romantic relationships between intellectually disabled people.

Stomptown Brass - a New Orleans via Dublin sound

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THEY MAY hail from Dublin but Stomptown Brass's musical roots are firmly in the New Orleans tradition of street-stomping horn players, as can be seen when they play the Galway International Arts Festival next month.

Imelda May and Damien Dempsey to play Big Top

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IRISH ROCKABILLY queen Imelda May and singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey will play the Galway International Arts Festival Absolut Big Top on Thursday July 21 at 7pm and tickets go on sale tomorrow.

Galway gets numerous nominations in Irish Theatre Awards

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GALWAY THEATRE companies and actrors have been nominated in 11 of 13 The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, representing 30 per cent of the total number of nominations.

Star of the Sea at The Linenhall

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Moonfish Theatre and An Taibhdhearc present a magical theatrical experience with an adaptation of Joseph O’Connor’s Star of the Sea at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, October 1 at 8pm. 

Bravo Theatre presents The Last Five Years

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LOUGHREA'S BRAVO Theatre Group make their Galway city debut this weekend at the Town Hall Theatre with the musical drama, The Last Five Years. Written by Jason Robert Brown, it is an intensely personal look at the relationship between a writer and an actress, told from both points of view.

From Mervue to mayhem and murder: The McGowan Trilogy 

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The McGowan Trilogy by Seamus Scanlon is back for one night only at the main auditorium of the Town Hall.

 

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