Athlone Little Theatre presents ‘The Father’ by Florian Zeller

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

According to The Independent newspaper, French playwright Florian Zeller is ‘one of the hottest literary talents in France’ and he is still only in his thirties. One certainty about his plays to date is that nothing is ever certain. His intriguing 2014 play entitled, 'The Father', is no exception and is Athlone Little Theatre’s final production this season.

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Critically acclaimed theatre at Roscommon Arts Centre

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Best new play and best actress nominated ‘Charlie’s a Clepto’ (Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards) takes to the stage at Roscommon Arts Centre on Wednesday, March 27, at 8pm, written and performed by multi-award nominated actor Clare Monnelly and directed by Irish Times Theatre Awards winning actor and director Aaron Monaghan.

Charlie is a kleptomaniac, the doctor told her. Reckons it stems from childhood trauma. But she has the robbin’ completely under control these days. For real. She has a bit of a mouth on her, but she’s only trying to be funny, give everyone a laugh, not cause trouble, like. Not today, of all days. She loves that little boy more than she ever thought it was possible to love another human. There’s a lot riding on these 24 hours, and if she keeps her head down, she’ll get him back.

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Prince of Wales Hotel to host fundraising table quiz for the Irish Cancer Society

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

From Madonna to The Macarena and Tamagotchi’s to blockbuster movies like ‘Titanic’, it is time to get nostalgic as The Prince Bar takes you back to the 80s, 90s and 00s with a fundraising table quiz in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

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Celebrate the national feast day with guided tours of Athlone’s noted tourist attractions

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

Athlone Castle and Luan Gallery have announced that visitors can avail of guided tours at both sites this St. Patrick’s weekend, with the gallery offering free guided tours throughout the day on the national feast day, Sunday, March 17.

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An evening of Irish folk music as The Druids play Tuar Ard

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

The Druids, hailing from county Kildare, are currently on a nationwide tour following the successful completion of their USA live shows.

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Award winning play set for stage debut at Athlone Little Theatre

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

As the local drama season progresses, Athlone Little Theatre host their Spring production, ‘The Father’, which will perform in the intimate venue from Saturday, April 6-13 inclusive.

Directed by Ollie Hegarty, ‘The Father’ is written by Florian Seller and is a thought provoking piece, looking inside the mind of Andre, a retired dancer living with his adult daughter Anne and her husband, or is he a retired engineer receiving a visit from Anne who has moved away with her boyfriend? Why do strangers keep turning up in his room and where has he left his watch?

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Chicago countdown continues as Athlone Musical Society aim to entertain in style

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

As opening night imminently approaches, the Athlone Musical Society cast of Chicago are rehearsing intensely ahead of curtain call in the Dean Crowe Theatre at 8pm this Saturday night, March 2.

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Athlone Access Awareness set to host table quiz at The Prince of Wales Hotel

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Athlone Access Awareness host a trivia night of general knowledge on Thursday, March 7, at The Prince of Wales Hotel. Gather your team mates and give your brains a good work out along with having a fun night. Pre-register your team now at [email protected]

Teams are to consist of four people at a table cost of €40 with all proceeds going to Athlone Access Awareness. Teams are asked to get to The Prince at 7pm with the quiz starting at 7.30pm promptly.

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Franki Valli and the Four Seasons tribute set for the Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Featuring the hits of Franki Valli and the Four Seasons, the 'My Eyes Adored You' live tour will play to fans of the former American pop band who regularly graced the charts in the 1960s and 1970s with tunes that continue to stand the test of time.

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Druid Theatre Company set to perform ‘Furniture’ at Roscommon Arts Centre

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

'Furniture is not sentimental. You can love it, but it won't remember who you are.'

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Kids disco fever this mid-term break at the Prince of Wales

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

With mid term break fast approaching, you may be looking for activities to entertain your kids. Younger guests can dance the afternoon away on Sunday, February 24.

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Athlone Musical Society continue intense rehearsals as Chicago set for Midlands debut

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

With less than three weeks to go until the Broadway and West End smash hit musical Chicago graces the Athlone stage, rehearsals are gearing up as the cast and crew work on bringing this sensational show to the Dean Crowe Theatre.

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