Search Results for 'Brian Friel'

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Athlone Little Theatre to stage family drama ‘Living Quarters’

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A lesser known family drama by playwright Brian Friel is the next challenge for Athlone Little Theatre’s talented actors and their director Billy Nott.

Theatre highlights of 2018

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AND SO ends another year of theatre-going, a year of big shows, small shows, professional shows, amateur shows, local shows, and visiting shows. Rather than doing a general review of the year past, I shall focus on the shows I enjoyed most from those I saw.

A nod to McMaster in the crowd

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Perhaps the biggest surprise of all was that one day, while Tom Kilroy was in Leaving Cert, an Adonis walked through St Kieran’s College. He inquired, in a very magisterial manner, where was one to find the headmaster.

'I tried not to judge Edward VIII while playing him'

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ALEX JENNINGS, recently seen in the hit Netflix series The Crown, playing the role of the abdicating King Edward VIII, is coming to Galway to take part in a Music for Galway event marking the 100th Anniversary of the death of the innovative French composer Claude Debussy.

A reunion of four stalled lives

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THE THEME of the returned emigrant has driven landmark Irish plays such as John B Keane’s The Field, Brian Friel’s The Loves Of Cass Maguire, and Tom Murphy’s Conversations On A Homecoming.

'I’ve always loved working with Garry'

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REHEARSALS BEGAN this week for Druid Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Richard III, directed by Garry Hynes, and which runs at the Town Hall in the last week of September.

Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

Award winning play The Weir coming to Westport and Castlebar

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Castlebar Musical and Dramatic Society will present Conor McPherson’s award winning Irish play The Weir in the Town Hall Theatre Westport on June 13 and 14 and in the Linenhall Arts Centre on June 18 and 19.

Blue Teapot’s Lughnasa 'all about integration and inclusion'

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BRIAN FRIEL'S masterpiece, Dancing At Lughnasa, is one of the greatest and best loved Irish plays, and this month at the Town Hall, Blue Teapot presents a uniquely authentic production, featuring Jennifer Cox, an actor with an intellectual disability, as Rose; exactly as she was written and a milestone first for Irish theatre.

KATS turns twenty with Cass Maguire

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This year Knocknacarra Amateur Theatre Society celebrates its 20th anniversary and will mark that auspicious milestone in April with a staging of Brian Friel’s classic drama, The Loves of Cass Maguire, in the Town Hall Theatre.

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