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DruidMurphy, Druid Theatre’s epic staging of three of Tom Murphy’s greatest plays has been nominated for several 2012 Irish Times Irish Theatre Award.
As the Renmore Panto prepares to see out 2012 in its usual colourful style, for the rest of Galway’s theatre community it’s time to pack away the greasepaint, well-thumbed scripts, and assorted props and costumes, and reflect upon another year of enterprising and imaginative dramatic activity. It has been a year with some indelible highlights, both from locally-based companies and visiting ensembles, and continuing displays of commitment, energy, and imagination from the city’s smaller and emergent troupes which itself merits a standing ovation given the straitened financial circumstances under which they operate.
The Rotary Club of Athlone has selected Laura Marie Kelly from Athlone Community College to represent the Club in the regional finals of Rotary’s Youth Leadership competition. This is an annual, all-Ireland competition aimed at helping young people prepare for their future careers. The Youth Leadership competition is part of the Rotary’s development programme for young people, emphasising leadership, citizenship, and personal growth.
Druid Theatre’s Garry Hynes has won the Best Director Award at the Theatre Awards UK for her work on Druid’s recent major production DruidMurphy - Plays by Tom Murphy.
ONE OF the definite highlights of the current Town Hall Theatre season is Decadent Theatre Company’s new staging of Conor McPherson’s Port Authority which starts a five-night run next week.
Pamex Ltd, one of Ireland’s leading healthcare distributors, is adding another product range to its already outstanding portfolio of ‘best-in-class’ brands, Spectrum Théa Pharmaceuticals Ltd. A company formed when two of the most successful and dedicated ophthalmic companies - Spectrum in the UK, and Laboratoires Théa, of France - joined forces to offer quality ophthalmic pharmaceutical products. The Chibret family are the founders of Théa Laboratories, five generations on Jean Frédéric Chibret is now at the helm and is expanding the company worldwide.
THE SAW Doctors, DruidMurphy, The Waterboys’ Mike Scott, paintings by Jack B Yeats, and the presence of Uachtarán na hÉireann, will be part and parcel of the 35th Annual Clifden Arts Festival.
THE EXPERIENCES of Irish people in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s haunts the Irish imagination, whether in songs, the plays of Tom Murphy, or in films such as Kings.
Despite the economy being in recession and a summer characterised by rain, the Galway Arts Festival managed to enjoy a bumper year, drawing in record crowds for many shows.
DruidMurphy, Druid’s ambitious staging of three of Tuam playwright Tom Murphy’s finest plays, has been receiving rave reviews in New York.