The Royal Theatre is really out to treat you this Christmas, hosting a magical array of Concerts, shows and New Year fun, beginning with The Coronas on St Stephen’s Night, supported by two fantastic up and coming rock bands, 21 Outs from Ballina, and The Kanyu Tree from Galway.
On Tuesday December 27, The Glee Experience stages a matinee show in the main hall. A bunch of Gleeksters perform all your favourite hits - a great family day out over the festive season. Later, legendary Irish musicians Sharon Shannon, Dessie O’Halloran and local band Na Ciotogai are joined on stage by the ever-talented Jack L.
On Wednesday December 28, one of Ireland’s most distinguished voices, Bryan Kennedy, will play the more intimate Ruby Room while in the main theatre, the wonderful Brendan Grace will be treating fans to a few laughs and he will be available after the show for a photo and a 'meet and greet'.
On Thursday December 29, The Saw Doctors will be joined by Ryan Sheridan and Joe Fury and the Hayride for an incredible night of live music, a triple bill of brilliant Irish bands at only €20.
On Friday December 30, The Furey Brothers & Davey Arthur will entertain in the Ruby Room, while Trevor Smyth and his eight piece band return by popular demand to the main stage to give you the Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience
New Years Eve, Ireland’s beloved rockabilly princess Imelda May arrives in Castlebar to perform songs from her number one albums Love Tattoo and Mayhem and some classic Christmas tunes. Joined by Joe Fury and the Hayride Imelda, one of the best Irish acts at the moment, will ring in the New Year in true Irish fashion.
What a week! And it doesn’t end there, watch out for Live Music After Parties, after all shows, and don’t forget to check theroyal.ie for the great lineup in 2012.
Tickets for all shows available from 0818 300 000 or 094 90 23111.
Neil Delamere returns with his new show Restructuring
Following the sell out success of his last show Neil Delamere returns with the national tour of his highly anticipated new show, Restructuring. Equally hilarious on and off script, do not miss this five star comedy maestro as he performs in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Friday March 30.
Restructuring sees the star of RTE’s The Panel, BBC’s The Blame Game and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, and Channel 4’s Stand Up for the Week come to terms with the changes in the country, the world, and more importantly his own living arrangements. Handy hints on how to handle the UK traffic police will be dispensed as well as sage advice on why not to pour olive oil in your ears.
One of the sharpest comedy minds in the Irish comedy scene today, this born story-teller takes to the stage with his original brand of razor sharp wit and hilarious anecdotes making Restructuring a must-see for any discerning comedy fan.
Near-the-knuckle funny and life affirming, tickets for Neil Delamere’s Restructuring are on sale now from the Royal Box Office on 0818 300 000 or 094 90 23111, or see www.theroyal.ie Also available on Ticketmaster.
‘If you've yet to see Delamere live, make this the year… simply put, Delamere is a master’ – Scotsman
“One lean, mean comedy killing-machine” - The Herald
Girls Night Out - The Musical
The show that is bursting with energy and packed with hit songs including; ‘I Will Survive’, ‘Holding out for a Hero’, ‘Lady Marmalade’, ‘It’s Raining Men’ and many many more come to the Royal Theatre, Castlebar.
Do not miss this new Irish production featuring Lorraine Keane (TV3 ), Hilda Fay and Sorcha Furlong (Fair City ) with Jacinta Whyte (Les Misérables and West End ) and Sharon Sexton as they pick up the microphones in this fabulously funny karaoke girls night out.
Girls Night Out The Musical has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics after its sensational multiple UK and American tours and Off-Broadway runs, and it now takes to the stage at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Friday March 23 and Saturday March 24, 2012.
This touching and hilarious musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends. Audiences cannot help but laugh, cry, and even find themselves singing and dancing in the aisles as some of the most popular hit songs of the eighties and nineties make this musical a huge favourite.
Follow five friends as they relive their past, celebrate their present, and look to the future on a wild and hilarious karaoke night out ... and we are sure you will recognise a bit yourself in every one of them.
“As funny and outrageous as Sex in the City!” (The Advocate )
“Desperate Housewives meets Mamma Mia” (Applause magazine ),
Directed by Andrew Lynford (Eastenders ), tickets for performances at the Royal Theatre, are now on sale and available from 0818 300 00 or 094 902311.