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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.
"AND DEATH shall have no dominion’ Dylan Thomas once wrote, though if he had been at GIAF 2018 he may have revised that opinion. Death was a major theme of Incantata, The Aspirations of Daise Morrow, Gardens Speak, Orfeo ed Euridice, and Wit, while characters also died in the course of Baoite, Flight, and Class, with a hint of suicide in Shelter for good measure.
AMONG THE theatre highlights of next week’s schedule of shows from Galway International Arts Festival is Class, co-written and directed by Iseult Golden and David Horan, and presented in association with the Abbey Theatre at An Taibhdhearc.
MAZ AND BRICKS, the new play by Eva O’Connor, and staged by Fishamble: The New Play Company, will be performed in the Town Hall Theatre, as part of the 2018 Galway Theatre Festival.
The story of the Irish who fought in the American-Mexican War will be retold by acclaimed actor Stephen Jones in the historically-based 100 More Like These, in the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Tuesday next, February 13 at 8pm.
THAT DOUGHTY old warhorse, JM Synge's The Playboy Of The Western World, has just been given a rollicking musical makeover by Galway artists Justin McCarthy and Diarmuid de Faoite and it is being broadcast this Saturday on RTÉ Radio 1 at 8pm.