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Mark O’Rowe - Getting Shakespeare in the bag for Druid

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NEXT WEEK sees the unveiling of Druid’s latest epic undertaking, DruidShakespeare, which condenses the four action-packed plays of the Henriad – Richard II, Henry IV (Parts 1 & 2), and Henry V – into one thrilling drama played out across six hours, as adapted by one of Ireland’s finest contemporary playwrights, Mark O’Rowe.

Reduced Shakespeare Company reduce The Complete History of Comedy

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FOLLOWING A hugely successful season at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Reduced Shakespeare Company arrive in the Town Hall Theatre next week as part of their roistering new tour of The Complete History of Comedy (abridged).

The Bard gets the Druid treatment in 2015

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DRUID THEATRE is internationally acclaimed for its stagings of classic Irish drama, but 2015 sees the companyturn its attention to England’s genius - William Shakespeare.

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.

Top of the pops

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“And, most dear actors, eat no onions or garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath; and I do not doubt but to hear them say, it is a sweet comedy.” — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer’s Night's Dream.

Magical theatre in magical surroundings

Belvedere House Gardens & Park Mullingar will play host to a magical production of Twelfth Night on Friday August 2 at 7.30pm.

Curtain up at Claregalway Drama Festival tonight

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The finest amateur drama talent in the country will head to Claregalway from tonight (Thursday) March 14 when the Claregalway Drama Festival gets under way at the local leisure centre.

Town Hall’s Theatre Club returns

THE TOWN Hall Theatre will again host its Theatre Club offer in 2013 which, for €50, will allow members attend four selected shows.

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