Katie O’Halloran is Marie Mullen Bursary award recipient for 2021-22

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

KATIE O'HALLORAN, a Dublin-based interdisciplinary theatre director and creator, was recently chosen as this year’s recipient of Druid’s Marie Mullen Bursary award.

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KATS return with supper theatre

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

KATS, THE Knocknacarra Amateur Theatre Society is back and will stage two comedy one act plays in the Galway Bay Hotel from December 1 to 3.

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Applications open for Theatre57 Nuns’ Island residencies

Thu, Nov 25, 2021

THEATRE57 is seeking applications for residencies at its pilot artist-led theatre hub in the Nuns’ Island Theatre between January and March 2022.

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Nutcracker Sweeties - a fresh take on a festive Ballet classic

Tue, Nov 23, 2021

ON CHRISTMAS Eve, Ciara and Fionn wander off from their parents during a shopping trip in Dublin, only to discover the Nutcracker doll and the Sugar Plum fairy, who lead them to the Kingdom Of The Sweets.

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Little Shop Of Horrors - musical theatre is back with a bite

Thu, Nov 11, 2021

LITTLE SHOP Of Horrors, the comedy rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on humans, is coming to the Town Hall

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Jungle Door - ex-girlfriends seek to rekindle a friendship

Thu, Nov 04, 2021

MICHELLE AND Louise are former girlfriends, and across a year of joyous events, disheartening experiences, and somehow, hope, they manage to rekindle their friendship.

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‘Rollicking musical’ The Iron Annie Cabaret at Town Hall

Tue, Nov 02, 2021

IN THE criminal underworld of Dundalk, two women are determined to offload ten kilos of cocaine swiped from a rival.

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Pan Pan Theatre make a welcome return to Galway with 'The First Bad Man'

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Pan Pan Theatre make a welcome return to Galway with The First Bad Man - a live performance based on a reading of The First Bad Man, a novel by Miranda July on October 26th & 27th at the Black Box Theatre.

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A journey through Walter Macken’s Connemara

Tue, Oct 12, 2021

WALTER MACKEN, the Galway author of Rain On The Wind, The Silent People, and The Scorching Wind, fell in love with Connemara as a child, and that fascination will be explored in a new show.

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Theatre57 is open for membership

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

THEATRE57, the Galway community of more than 100 independent theatre artists, is seeking new members and the closing date for applications is September 30.

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Eva’s Echo to declare, ‘It’s True I Love You All So Much’

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

IT’S TRUE I Love You All So Much, a new digital, interactive, theatrical experience, from Galway theatre company, Eva's Echo, will explore mental health, self harm, family dynamics, and relationships.

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An open air play at Thoor Ballylee

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

A CHANCE meeting in the Burren revives happy and sad memories for two old friends, leading to a lively conclusion.

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Immortal - new family musical at the Town Hall

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

A DAUGHTER goes in search of her missing father, but her journey away from their home in Tír na nÓg results in her being stranded in the Ireland of the Civil War.

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Beckett as Gaeilge ar Inis Óirr

Mon, Aug 30, 2021

HAPPY DAYS, Samuel Beckett’s 1961 play, cited as one of the 40 best plays of all time by The Independent, is coming to Inis Óirr in a version as Gaeilge.

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Druid on the radio with a New York murder mystery

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

DRUID THEATRE Company is no stranger to the stage at home and abroad, but radio plays are a different matter. That changes this month when Druid performs Sorry, Wrong Number.

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Decadent and the return of indoor theatre in Galway

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

DECADENT THEATRE Company will lead the resumption of indoor live theatre in the city with its production of Kevin Barry’s There Are Little Kingdoms as part of the Galway International Arts Festival.

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‘I’m thrilled to finally be back on stage in front of a live audience’

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

In March 2020, Zara Devlin had been busy rehearsing for her starring role in the musical Sing Street in which she was due to make her Broadway debut. But Covid put the lights out on America's theatre capital, and instead Zara went home to Co. Tyrone. This is Zara’s story in her own words.

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See you in September at the Town Hall

Mon, Aug 23, 2021

IN PERSON shows, online events, festivals, and concerts - after a long absence, it is all happening once again at the Town Hall Theatre.

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Black and Tans spotted in Connemara in run up to GIAF show

Thu, Aug 19, 2021

Members of the public travelling west of An Spideál had quite a shock recently when a 1920s era Saracen truck, with a full complement of Black and Tans, was spotted speeding along the R336 at various times of the day.

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A day in the life - Bedsit at GIAF 21

Tue, Aug 17, 2021

“I'M UP and about and living again without realising that that’s what I’m doing.” So says a woman Galway will meet during the 2021 Galway International Arts Festival.

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