Disney's Aladdin jr - The Musical

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

FOLLOWING PREVIOUS family summer musicals like Seussical, The Sound of Music, and Peter Pan, Brian and Seán Power’s Twin Productions is continuing this tradition at the Town Hall Theatre with Disney's Aladdin jr - The Musical, based on the hit movie and Broadway smash.

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Boys! Boys! Boys!

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

THE DIRTY Circus is well known as a great night of burlesque and cabaret, with the star attraction being the stunningly sexy divas of all body types, but what about a night featuring just the men, performing what is known as 'Boylesque'?

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El-Funoun - acclaimed Palestinian dance troupe visit Galway

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

THE INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe is coming to Galway for a two week residency which will culminate in a public performance of two of their works at NUI Galway.

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Just Guff - falling out of love with Fianna Fáil

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

WHAT IS it like to be a dedicated member of a political party, working your way up through the ranks, believing in all the party stands for, and then, to see that certainty and belief shattered?

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World premiere of new Little John show

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

THE WORLD premiere of Radio Rosario, the new show by writer, actor, theatre-maker, musician, entertainer and, in the words of Irish Theatre Magazine, “a unique talent”, Little John Nee, opens in The Mick Lally Theatre next month.

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Druid seeks submissions for New Writing and FUEL

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

DRUID THEATRE Company is seeking submissions for its New Writing programme, and its artist residency programme, FUEL. Both initiatives are designed to support artists and enrich the company’s artistic programme.

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The Second Violinist - 'Is this just happening in his head?'

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

IMAGINE AN opera where the main character is not allowed to sing, nor allowed have any lines. He may not even utter the slightest sound. Such an opera has just opened at the Galway International Arts Festival.

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Death Do Us Part - thrilling, sexy cabaret

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

A THRILLING, sexy cabaret show, featuring "the most nail-bitingly intense knife-throwing I've ever seen", according to the Pastie Bap website, is coming to Monroe’s Live next month.

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Humanity Dick: Hit one-man show comes to the Aran Islands

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

HUMANITY DICK, a hit show of the 2016 Galway Fringe Festival about the colourful life and times of Galway MP, humanitarian, and serial duelist Richard Martin, comes to the Aran Islands.

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Chekhov Technique acting classes

Thu, Jul 27, 2017

ACTING CLASSES using the Michael Chekhov Technique, will take place over four days in NUI Galway and explore atmosphere and how it affects the qualities and power of a character's agency in a play.

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HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

HEDY LAMARR was a Hollywood film star between the 1930s and 1950s, and an icon of beauty and glamour, but her greatest achievement is all around us, as her work as a scientist and inventor laid the grounds for much of our digital and internet technology.

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Three Fringe festival shows from Galway

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

INTERNET DATING, family strife, and a life in politics are the subjects of three shows staged by local companies, which are all being staged as part of the 2017 Galway Fringe Festival.

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Get back into acting with Acting 101

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

GALWEGIANS INTERESTED in trying their hand at acting and learning what is involved should check out a new course from the Galway Actors Workshop.

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Theatre shows at the Galway Fringe Festival

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

AMONG THE many plays worth catching at the fringe is Head Above Water Theatre Company's production of Conor Duffy’s Hound's Hotel, which runs from July 20 to 22 at Seven in Bridgestreet, at 7pm.

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Meet Fred - the tiny prejudice fighting firebrand

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

FRED IS an anarchic two-foot-tall cloth puppet; a social activist, angry about the injustices he sees in society; and burning with determination to fight prejudice wherever he finds it.

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Sonya Kelly's Furniture for Druid Debuts

Thu, Jul 13, 2017

FURNITURE, A new play by Sonya Kelly, has been announced as one of two titles for the Druid Debut series of staged readings at the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival.

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'The show is about being human'

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

RENOWNED AUSTRALIAN circus troupe Casus makes its second visit to the Galway International Arts Festival with Driftwood. It previously played the festival in 2013 with international smash hit Knee Deep, which won Best Circus & Physical Theatre awards at both the Adelaide Fringe and Avignon festivals.

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'The thing I’ve always been most drawn to is telling stories'

Thu, Jul 06, 2017

THE ARTS festival has long had a flair for presenting shows in which artists from different backgrounds combine to fruitful effect, and Cover My Tracks, by playwright David Greig and singer-songwriter Charlie Fink, is very much in that tradition.

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'Waking the feminists’ in the mother tongue

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

DÚN NA mBan Trí Thine - The Fairy Fort Is On Fire - a modern play about motherhood and magic with a predominantly female cast and crew, comes to An Taibhdhearc for next month's Galway International Arts Festival.

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Teenagers sought to star in Aladdin

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

DISNEY'S ALADDIN will be staged by the award winning Galway theatre company, Twin Productions, and auditions are open for teenagers who would like to perform in the show.

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