Druid announces new production about poet Eavan Boland, edited by Colm Tóibín

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

Druid has announced a new theatrical production, Boland: Journey of a Poet, which will be live streamed from The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid’s home in Galway, from Thursday April 22 to Saturday April 24.

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Galway Theatre Festival 2021

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

HOW THEATRE and performance is made, presented, and experienced has changed dramatically over the past 12 months, and the 2021 Galway Theatre Festival will explore this new relationship with creativity and space.

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Town Hall Theatre open call for young curators

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

DO YOU have ambitions to create a new festival for Galway? Would you like to assist the Town Hall Theatre in drawing up a programme of events?

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Druid’s The Cherry Orchard - free to stream next week

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

DRUID’S ACCLAIMED production of The Cherry Orchard, starring Derbhle Crotty, will be accessible to audiences across the globe, when it is free streamed next week.

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Final ten playwrights for Baboró’s You, Fin and the Play Between announced

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

The final 10 participants have been selected for You, Fin and the Play Between, the new playwriting programme from Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, Graffiti Theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences Ireland.

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Town Hall Theatre announces €150,000 programme of artists' supports

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

THE TOWN Hall Theatre this week announced details of a ground-breaking programme of artist supports including commissions, awards, and residencies worth more than €150,000, made possible through support from the Arts Council, the Galway City Council, and others.

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Baboró seeks writers for new playwriting programme

Thu, Feb 04, 2021

YOU, FIN, and the Play Between is a new, six month playwriting programme which is seeking entrants, but the deadline is fast approaching.

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Sonya Kelly's new play - live streamed from The Mick Lally Theatre

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

ONCE UPON A Bridge, the new play by Sonya Kelly, author of Furniture, the hit play of the 2018 Galway International Arts Festival, will be performed by Druid in February.

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Druid - free homeschooling resources for primary school children

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

DRUID THEATRE Company is offering free homeschooling resources for primary school children and parents, as part of the DruidGregory Education and Community Programme.

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Hans Christian Andersen - online at the Town Hall

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

FOR MORE than 150 years, the stories of Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen have delighted, inspired, and enthralled children, and some of his greatest stories will be coming to a stage and screen near you.

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Why are theatres still closed, while cinemas and galleries re-open?

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

LAST WEEK, as retailers, restaurateurs, beauty, health and fitness businesses began to resume at the new Level 3, theatre spaces around Ireland remained closed, causing confusion and dismay among the arts sector.

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InterAction 2.0 - a weekend of virtual theatre for Galway

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

A WEEKEND of theatre from Galway will close out the month of November. InterAction 2.0 will feature visual, online theatre shows where the focus will be on the immersive, the challenging, and the imaginative.

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An Taibhdhearc seeks company/individual to 'take the theatre in hand'

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

AN TAIBHDHEARC, the national Irish language theatre, is seeking applications from Irish language theatre companies, artistic directors, or producers, to run the theatre.

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Fregoli Theatre Company presents a new work-in-progress comedy play Cross Street

Thu, Nov 05, 2020

Fregoli Theatre Company announces a new work-in-progress edition of its latest work Cross Street. A virtual reading of its new comedy play, offers hints of horror while exploring mental health issues and can be seen for one night only on Saturday November 28 from 7pm.

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Town Hall Theatre reopens on Saturday

Thu, Sep 03, 2020

THE TOWN Hall Theatre and the Black Box Theatre will reopen for live performances from this Saturday [September 5], for a limited number of events each week between now and Christmas.

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The Playboy... musical at Galway Summer Garden

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

LIVE THEATRE is back in Galway, in the form of a musical version of one of the greatest and most controversial works ever to take place on the Irish stage.

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Gilgamesh is coming to Galway

Thu, Aug 20, 2020

IT IS older than The Iliad and The Odyssey, and may have influenced both. It parallels stories in The Bible. It is the oldest surviving story in the world, and the world's oldest surviving piece of literature.

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Lady Gregory to get the Druid treatment

Thu, Aug 13, 2020

IT HAPPENED with Tom Murphy, it happened with JM Synge, it happened with Shakespeare. Now it is the turn of one of the major lights of the Irish Literary Revival - Lady Gregory - to get a Druid cycle.

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‘A rebel garda chases a local hoodlum into the underworld’

Thu, Aug 06, 2020

We have all been missing out: that music festival, that cinema date, that theatre show; the exhilaration of live entertainment. Well, Fíbín has the answer.

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Theatre57 open for membership

Thu, Aug 06, 2020

Artist collective Theatre57 is open for membership for the month of August. The collective accepts new and old members who identify as performers, producers, directors, designers, technicians, playwrights, and anyone pursuing a career in professional theatre outside of a regularly funded organisation. Members must be making theatre in Galway city or county.

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