Druid’s The Last Return by Sonya Kelly returns next spring

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Druid Theatre has announced that their five-star production of The Last Return, Sonya Kelly’s award-winning new comedy, will return to Galway as part of a national tour next spring.

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“The Addams Family” in The Town Hall Theatre 16 - 19 November

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

A.I.M.S. award-winning Claregalway Musical Society returns to the stage!

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Halloween weekend at An Taibhdhearc

Thu, Oct 27, 2022

Gáire as Gaeilge: A night of stand-up comedy as part of the Galway Comedy Festival, An Taibhdhearc will host a line-up of the best Irish speaking comedians who will deliver 90 minutes of jokes “as Gaeilge”. Potentially the most fun you can ever have in Irish... the craic will be 90!

Day: 27th October

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Oh Happy Day! Calasanctius College Musical returns with 'Sister Act — the Musical'

Thu, Oct 13, 2022

Students of Calasanctius college are ‘Joyful Joyful’ with the return of the school musical after a three year break due to the pandemic, with the countdown to curtain call of ‘Sister Act,’ a musical we are familiar with which stars Whoopi Goldberg.

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Great anticipation ahead of premiere of Collins play

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

Next week sees the start of previews before the world premiere in Galway of The Chief — Jimmy Murphy's a new play that reveals the man behind the iconic figure of Michael Collins. Murphy has written some of the poignant Irish drama of the past few decades and there is great anticipation at how he is to treat the Collins story.

Marking the centenary of Collins’ death in August 1922, The Chief explores his intimate relationship with Kitty Kiernan, his dream for a united Ireland, and his guilt at taking arms against former comrades. Decadent Theatre Company’s Andrew Flynn directs a cast of six in a drama that speaks directly to the Ireland of today.

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As The Chief opens in Galway, playwright Murphy hopes it starts new Collins conversations

Thu, Sep 01, 2022

The great challenge in writing a play about an iconic figure such as Michael Collins is trying to find something to say that hasn’t already been said.

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Footsbarn Travelling Theatre make a welcome return to Galway

Thu, Aug 25, 2022

In a stunning collaboration, Footsbarn Travelling Theatre company, singer-songwriter Glen Hansard and accordionist Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich will be performing an adaption of Irish author James Stephens' 1912 novel, The Crock of Gold in Galway later this month.

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Awardwinning Blue Teapot announces Touch Tour for theatre premiere

Thu, Aug 25, 2022

Into the Dark Woods, the Blue Teapot and Abbey Theatre Co-Production written by Charlene Kelly is delighted to have audio describer Mo Harte facilitate a special Touch Tour of the forthcoming theatre premiere on Saturday 17th September at 1.45pm at Black Box Theatre Galway prior to the 3pm matinee.

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Scotsman Fringe First Award for The Last Return

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

Druid Theatre Company's production of Sonya Kelly’s new play The Last Return has won a Scotsman Fringe First Award at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Directed by Sara Joyce, The Last Return, has already earned the acclaimed playwright a nomination for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, while Once Upon a Bridge was nominated for Best New Play at the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards in 2021, and Furniture won the Stewart Parker Trust Award in 2019.

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Harry Potter parody promises to cast a spell at Town Hall Theatre

Thu, Aug 18, 2022

Harry Potter fans get ready for the the Olivier Award nominated Potted Potter which opens at the Town Hall this evening (Thursday).

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Wonderful Little Mermaid shows resilience of our musical entrepreneurs

Thu, Aug 04, 2022

Lockdown brought all sorts of mayhem to the entertainment industry. It robbed artists of a livelihood; it stole the opportunity of witnessing the magic from the audiences; and it put a pall of darkness over theatres for the best part of two years.

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West End on screen at the EYE Cinema with National Theatre Live’s Prima Facie

Thu, Jul 14, 2022

The EYE Cinema in Wellpark is thrilled to bring to Galway National Theatre Live’s new production ‘Prima Facie’ for one night only on Thurs 21st July at 7pm.

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Two exceptional American theatrical productions from US

Wed, Jun 08, 2022

Extraordinary theatre awaits as part of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival, with productions from Ireland and abroad. However, this year, US theatre features strongly in the programme with two stand-out productions.

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Six is the number at Fíbín sa Taibhdhearc innovative new production

Thu, May 19, 2022

You have to hand it to Fíbín sa Taibhdhearc for innovation. Their new production involves six short plays by six temporarily anonymous writers in six different intimate sections of the theatre.

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Powerful dance and dramatic show to premiere at THT tomorrow

Thu, May 19, 2022

A powerful new show is to have its world premiere at Galway’s Black Box Theatre tomorrow Friday, May 20.

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The Doris Day Story at the Town Hall

Tue, Mar 29, 2022

APRIL 2022 marks the centenary of the birth of Oscar-winning actress, Golden Globe, and Grammy Award winner, and lifetime animal activist, Doris Day.

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Baile Beag Mór - a noir thriller as Gaeilge

Wed, Mar 23, 2022

BAILE BEAG Mór, the first of eight world premieres being presented by Fíbín as part of its first season in residence in An Taibhdhearc, continues into next month.

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Town Hall to stage world premiere of Mairéad Folan’s Luke

Tue, Mar 22, 2022

THE WORLD premiere of Luke, written by Mairéad Folan, directed by Diarmuid de Faoite,and with dramaturgy by Little John Nee, takes place in the Town Hall Theatre from Thursday March 31 to Saturday April 2.

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Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse at the Town Hall

Wed, Mar 16, 2022

VIRGINA WOOLF’S To The Lighthouse, adapted by Marina Carr, directed by Annabelle Comyn, and starring Derbhle Crotty is to be screened at the Town Hall Theatre.

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Irish Student Drama Awards Festival 2022

Tue, Mar 15, 2022

THE IRISH Student Drama Awards festival returns to Galway this year from March 28 to April 8. Hosted by NUIG Dramsoc, colleges from across Ireland will submit their very best theatre productions for this two week competition.

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