Theatre

Wednesday 27th July

Loves: working in the theatre

Author Liz Nugent explains why she loves her previous experience working in the theatre

"Punning Shop Names" by Felicity Ward

“Punning Shop Names” sketch from Felicity Ward who plays the Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens at the weekend Further details:  http://vodafonecomedy.com Official website: http://felicityward.com 

Tuesday 26th July

Dublin Theatre Festival 2016

Willie White outlines the programme for this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival Full details:  www.dublintheatrefestival.com  

Monday 25th July

Comedy from Foil, Arms & Hog

Comedy sketch “Renting In The City” from Foil Arms & Hog who play the Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens next weekend Official website:   www.foilarmsandhog.ie  Comedy Festival details:   ...

Tuesday 19th July

“ProdiJIG: The Revolution” at the Cork Opera House

Leeanne O’Donnell spoke to choreographer/producer Alan Kenefick, sound designer Peter Power and Ted Kelly of the band Moxie at rehearsals for “ProdiJIG: The Revolution”, a dance show directed by Wayne ...

The Bright Club, where science meets comedy

Comedian Edwin Sammon and Dr Jessamyn Fairfield, organiser of the variety show The Bright Club: Mind and Body where scientific researchers re-imagine their work through comedy Further details:   www.eventbrite.ie 

Monday 18th July

"Unified: The Musical"

Guy Le Jeune, Artist in Residence at An Grianán Theatre and writer of “Unified: The Musical”, celebrating the legacy of the textile factory Unifi which for over 30 years was Letterkenny’s biggest ...

Thursday 14th July

Reviews: "Waiting for Godot" by Druid and "Song From Far Away" by Simon Stephens

Sophie Gorman with reviews from the Galway International Arts Festival – “Waiting For Godot” by Druid Theatre and “Song From Far Away” written by Simon Stephens and directed by Ivo ...

Wednesday 13th July

"Billy Elliot: The Musical" comes to Ireland

Jon Finn, producer of “Billy Elliot: The Musical” which opens at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre later this month Further details:  http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie 

"Death At Intervals" adapted for the stage by Kellie Hughes

Theatre director Kellie Hughes talks about adapting the José Saramago novel “Death At Intervals” for the stage with Olwen Fouéré and Raymond Scannell and running at the Galway International Arts ...

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