Search Results for 'PAT MCCABE'

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Theatre review: The Dead School (GYT & Galway Community Theatre)

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ANYONE WHO has not yet booked a ticket for The Dead School, directed by Andrew Flynn and featuring a 23-strong cast drawn from Galway Youth Theatre and Galway Community Theatre, should remedy that post haste – this is one of the best shows in the Galway International Festival.

Arts Fest promises a whale of a time in July

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A giant, bulbous whale floating in the sky; a woman transitioning to a man; Red Rock‘s Cathy Belton in a one-woman show; a new short play by Enda Walsh, and Crowded House’s Tim Finn exploring his origins through song and story - this is just some of what is coming to the 2015 Galway International Arts Festival.

Galway International Arts Festival 2015 - full programme announced

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A GIANT, bulbous whale floating in the sky; a woman transitioning to a man; Red Rock's Cathy Belton in a one-woman show; a new short play by Enda Walsh, and Crowded House's Tim Finn exploring his origins through song and story - this is just some of what is coming to the 2015 Galway International Arts Festival.

Francie Brady rides again

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FOLLOWING A highly successful tour of Ireland last year which saw the production receive standing ovations for every performance, An Grianán Theatre is once again touring Pat McCabe's classic Frank Pig Says Hello.

Jinx Lennon @ Monroe’s Live

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“FOR ME the best songwriter in the country at the moment is Jinx Lennon.” This verdict was delivered by no less a man than Christy Moore.

Nine nights of top drama start in Claregalway tonight

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The finest amateur drama talent in the country will head to Claregalway from tonight (Thursday) March 12 when the Claregalway Drama Festival gets under way at the local leisure centre. And with nine nights of drama available for amazing value, this is an one event that theatre fans cannot afford to miss.

‘Galway has something between a tolerance and an appetite for experiment’

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December will be a hectic month for Tommy Tiernan as he undertakes a seven date tour across all corners of County Galway, performing his new show Out Of The Whirlwind. The show, he says, will be a mixture of “storytelling and improv”, but this is also likely to be the last run of ‘world tour of Galway’ styled shows Tommy will do.

The Bridge executive producer to speak in Galway

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ANDERS LANDSTRÖM, a producer and executive producer of the extraordinary Swedish crime drama series The Bridge is to speak at the Galway Film Centre’s annual film and TV seminar.

A ‘technicolour phantasmagoria’

PAT MCCABE’S rollercoaster new play, The Bridge Below The Town, set in 1950s small-town Ireland, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre and promises audiences a swirling drama of life, love, Butlins, and nuns who make márla men, set to a classic soundtrack.

Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days will feature as part of the Town Hall’s January to March programme

The Town Hall recently unveiled its programme for the early months of the new year and it contains some real gems for theatre-goers to look forward to. There are plays featuring Beckett, Joyce, Martin McDonagh, and Pat McCabe, the Rough Magic and Decadent Theatre Companies, to name but a few in a line-up combining classics with exciting new works.

 

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