[email protected] - a major celebration for a major birthday

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

AN TAIBHDHEARC, the city’s oldest theatre and the national Irish language theatre of Ireland, is about to celebrate its 90th birthday with [email protected], a star-studded show, to be directed by Maolíosa Stafford.

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Les Misérables stars go Beyond the Barricade

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

WEST END stars are coming to Galway to perform songs from Les Misérables, as well as The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, The Lion King, and others, in the acclaimed show, Beyond the Barricade.

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Frank Pig Says Hello

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

FRANK MCCABE'S 1992 novel The Butcher Boy was both hilarious and tragic, one of the most acclaimed Irish novels of the era. Its stage version, Frank Pig Says Hello, is equally celebrated.

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The Dreamboys - beefcakes set to sizzle

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

DUE TO circumstances beyond the control of the Town Hall Theatre, The Dreamboys have been cancelled. Full refunds are available from the Town Hall box office on 091 - 569777. The venue said it would like to "apologise for any inconvenience caused".

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Three days of two one-act plays

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

LUCY IN The Sky, a play about three women meeting for the first time in a homeless shelter in England, is a play with much relevance for Ireland during this period of the State's homeless and accommodation crisis.

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When the Suffragettes demanded the vote at the Town Hall

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

CHRISTABEL PANKHURST, daughter of women's suffrage movement leader Emmeline Pankhurst and the radical socialist Richard Pankhurst, came to Galway in 1911 and spoke at the city's Town Hall at a meeting to demand that women have the right to vote.

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Dracula, but not quite as you know it...

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

IT IS October, the evenings are getting longer, and it is drawing ever closer to the witching season and Halloween...what better time for the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children to stage a play about Dracula...

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Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews at Town Hall

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

WHEN GRANDFATHER dies, he leaves a treasured piece of religious jewellery he hid from the Nazis during the Holocaust. Now a group of cousins fight over, not only this family heirloom, but their "religious faith, cultural assimilation, and even the validity of each other's romances."

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3 Hail Marys at the Town Hall

Thu, Oct 04, 2018

AFTER SPENDING more than a decade together in the same nursing home, it is time for Mary O’Toole, Mary O’Neill, and Mary O’Brien to bid farewell to one another. This is 3 Hail Marys, which is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.

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The Dirty Circus - teasing, proud, and empowering

Thu, Sep 27, 2018

THE ANNUAL appearance of The Dirty Circus, Galway's burlesque and cabaret night, at the Vodafone Comedy Carnival, is as natural and traditional a pairing as stockings and suspenders.

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The Tales of Hoffmann for the 21st century

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

CLAUDIA BOYLE, one of Ireland's greatest sopranos, makes her Irish National Opera debut in the spectacular new production of The Tales Of Hoffmann, currently touring Ireland, and which comes to Galway next month.

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Galway Youth Theatre open day

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

GALWAY YOUTH Theatre is recruiting new members, aged between 15 and 23, for its one year part time course, and will hold an open day on Sunday September 30 from 12 noon to 2pm in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street.

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Chekhov Technique workshops

Thu, Sep 20, 2018

A SERIES of classes using the Michael Chekhov Technique will take place during October and November, hosted by one of Galway's leading theatre directors Max Hafler.

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An Taibhdhearc to celebrate 90th birthday

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

THIS YEAR marks the 90th birthday of An Taibhdhearc, and the National Irish Language theatre mark the occasion with performances of extracts from the theatre’s repertoire, on Friday October 26 and Saturday 27.

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Trad on the Prom - 2018 run is coming to a close

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

TRAD ON The Prom, the acclaimed Irish music, song, and dance show, is about to conclude its 2018 run at Leisureland, Salthill. However there are a number of performances still to go before the curtain comes down.

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Galway Actors' Workshop to stage Medea

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

FIRST PRODUCED in 431BC, Euripides' Medea is one of the major works of western theatre, and it is about to receive a new production in the Town Hall Theatre from the Galway Actors' Workshop.

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IN LiMBO between traditional and modern

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

STRADDLING THE worlds of traditional and contemporary, IN LiMBO takes a journey where few have gone within Irish step dancing, as Galway will see when the show comes to the Town Hall Theatre.

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A new take on Strindberg’s Miss Julie at The Eye

Thu, Aug 30, 2018

JULIE, A re-imagining of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie, from writer Polly Stenham, is being staged by Britain's National Theatre, and will be broadcast live to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark.

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Druid announces cast for Richard III

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

AARON MONAGHAN, Marie Mullen, Rory Nolan, and Seán McGinley will appear in Druid Theatre's highly anticipated production of William Shakespeare's Richard III in September.

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A Very Special Dirty Circus

Thu, Aug 16, 2018

WHEN IS a show by The Dirty Circus not special? Never! So to go one better than its normal high standards means A Very Special Dirty Circus, which happens to be the title of its next outing at the Róisín Dubh.

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