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Merchant of Venice live @ The Eye

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GALWAY WILL have the chance to see the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of the Bard's The Merchant of Venice when it is broadcast live to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark, on Wednesday July 22 at 7pm.

‘I’ve come to terms with poetry being my job’

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The question “Where do you come from?” can be a funny one for poet Hollie McNish. As her name indicates her roots are firmly in Scotland, but her accent is clearly English, highlighting a geographical proximity to London.

‘It’s all about political corruption’

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THE FIRST ‘homegrown’ theatre highlight of the year is Theatrecorp’s staging of one of the greatest of all Jacobean tragedies - John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi - in the Black Box Theatre on Tuesday February 3. First staged around 1614, it is a dark and bloody drama about class, corruption, power, intrigue, murder, and madness.

Town Hall coming attractions 2015

THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just unveiled details of its programme for the first few months of 2015 and there is no shortage of exciting theatre shows to look forward to, from both local and visiting companies.

‘It’s fierce, it’s dark, it’s full of conflict, but it’s actually all about love’

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ON MONDAY February 2 1959, The Listowel Drama Group presented the premiere performance of Sive, John B Keane’s debut play, thus launching the career of one of Ireland’s most popular writers.

Defender of the Faith

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DECADENT THEATRE Company unveil what promises to be a highlight of the Town Hall Theatre’s autumn programme next week with Defender of the Faith, the debut play from Stuart Carolan, writer and creator of RTÉ’s Love/Hate.

‘I have huge connections to Galway’

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THIS WEEKEND the Galway Film Fleadh hosts Oscar-winning actress Brenda Fricker as its special guest, when she partakes in an interview with Sean Rocks from RTÉ Radio’s Arena at 3pm on Sunday in the Town Hall Theatre.

Siobhán McKenna - A legend in Irish theatre

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French soldiers in World War I carried Joan of Arc’s image into battle at Ardennes, at Charleroi, at the Marne. They wore medals bearing her face around their necks, and tucked her picture into the pockets of their uniforms.

Clive Francis returns with A Christmas Carol

MAKING A welcome return to the Town Hall Theatre, after a sell out performance last year, is eminent British actor, Clive Francis, with his superb one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Theatre and social media

SOCIAL MEDIA, be it Twitter or Facebook, are, like the theatre stage, a performance space where people ‘perform’ versions of themselves to the outside world.

 

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