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Reduced Shakespeare Company’s Complete History of Comedy

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THEY HAVE taken on the world of Shakespeare, but now the legendary trio are finally tackling the subject they were born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy from Aristophanes to Shakespeare to Charlie Chaplin to Chris Rock.

From fishing boats to Shakespeare

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JAMES DE Vita was a young fisherman searching for a new career and then he discovered the greatest playwright of all time - William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare in the Park comes to Kiltimagh

This evening, Friday, William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take to the stage in The Sculpture Park in Kiltimagh for a very worthy cause with donations being accepted for Western Care Association. The production is being put on by The Non Prophet Organisation from Claremorris, the group have already put on a performance of the bard’s famous play earlier this year in McMahon Park in Claremorris, and it is hoped that a good crowd will come out to see the performance and donate to Western Care Association which works with people who are living with disability and face many difficult challenges on a daily baisis.

Acting Shakespeare workshop

EVERY ASPECT of acting in a Shakespearean play will be explored in a new workshop from the acclaimed theatre director and teacher Max Hafler.

King Lear - live @ The Eye

KING LEAR, one of Shakespeare’s great tragedies, is to be staged by the National Theatre in London, and broadcast live via satellite to Galway.

ThereisBear! launch spring theatre season

GALWAY THEATRE company ThereisBear! is gearing up for what promises to be an ambitious year with a tour of Ireland and four different productions in the first three months of 2014.

See David Tennant in Richard II

DAVID TENANT, who has played the role of Dr Who and impressed in Broadchurch and United, will further display his talents in Shakespeare’s Richard II.

Romeo and Juliet will captivate audiences

Following on from the success of Macbeth, the highly acclaimed Icarus Theatre Collective will be presenting a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most tragic tale - Romeo and Juliet, at Mullingar Arts Centre on Monday May 13 and Tuesday May 14, as part of their international tour.

Through the glass darkly

In Act One of Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor, a play, so legend has it, Queen Elizabeth personally commissioned because she so enjoyed the character of Sir John Falstaff in Henry IV, 1& 2, we meet Master Abraham Slender who has come to court the young and lovely Mistress Anne Page. As he hesitates at the door, he laments, “I had rather than 40 shillings I had my book of Songs and Sonnets here.” The joke here, for Shakespeare’s audience, concerns the name of the book Slender mentions – Songs and Sonnets.

Romeo and Juliet

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BALLET IRELAND, The National Ballet of Ireland, comes to the Town Hall next week with its hugely successful production of Romeo & Juliet, set to Sergei Prokofiev’s thrilling score.


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