Archive for the ‘Comedy’ Category

The Autumn Season at the Theatre Royal

Bosco's Garden & Snow White will feature as part of the Theatre Royal's Autumn season.
The Theatre Royal’s Autumn season is full to the brim with theatre, music, comedy and family events: something for everyone! The Royal’s Autumn kicks off this Thursday (and Friday) with ‘Frankie’s Guys’, a fast-paced, energetic production paying tribute to the legendary music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Theatre lovers will be spoilt for choice [...]

All Together Now!

Tommy Tiernan heads up the comedy line-up at All Together Now August 3rd-5th
Curraghmore Estate prepares for its inaugural food & arts festival Michelle Heffernan Reports This is going to be an August Bank Holiday Weekend like no other. As I write the stages are being set for an exceptional event in music, comedy, food and arts right here in the heartlands of the Deise. All Together Now (ATN) 2018 [...]

Brendan Grace Returns To The Theatre Royal

On Saturday, July 7th one of Ireland’s most loved comedians returns to the Theatre Royal for a show that encapsulates his 46 years in the comedy business with all the best bits from his repertoire of comedy hits. Brendan Grace possesses an uncanny ability to read an audience and these highlights from his decades of stand [...]

Rubber Bandits at Theatre Royal

Fresh from their sell out shows at London’s Soho Theatre, the Rubberbandits bring their new show ‘Loot Roosters’ to Theatre Royal Waterford on Friday, June 22nd. Distinctive for their plastic bag masks they always wear, musical duo Blindboy Boat Club and Mr Chrome started their career at the turn of the new millennium as prank phone [...]

The RubberBandits at the Theatre Royal

Deise-bound: Limerick sensations, The Rubberbandits.
The Rubberbandits are an award winning theatre act who use a mixture of music, performance, video and social media to deliver ideas into peoples heads using their socially engaged artistic form known as Gas Cuntism. Distinctive for their plastic bag masks they always wear, musical duo Blindboy Boat Club and Mr Chrome started their career at [...]

Reginald D Hunter set for Deise bow

Reginald D Hunter will perform at the Theatre Royal this October. Tickets are now available via 051-874402 or
eginald D Hunter returns to Ireland this year with his highly anticipated brand new show following a hugely successful year performing across Europe. In the years that he has been living and performing in the UK, Reginald’s searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fan base that spans the generations. In the past 12 months [...]

Behind the scenes at Waterford Panto

Patrice Power and Anne Corcoran Brown
Waterford Pantomime Society marks its 31st anniversary production next month with the classic fairytale Beauty and the Beast, which runs from 3rd to 30th December at the Theatre Royal. This year’s show, which includes a specially adapted sensory show for people with special needs and autism on 8th December, will be once again directed by Richie [...]

The Comedy Cartel

Kieran Ruffles Walsh
The Comedy Cartel was formed last summer, with the heroic ambition of bringing the best in Waterford comedy to local and national audiences. Based at Philly Grimes in Johnstown every second Thursday, the group features the fresh original material, character comedy and sketches of Waterford’s young and ‘youngish’ comedians, including Dermott Sullivan, Alan Conners, Konor [...]

Noc Noc, Who’s There?

Upcoming acts at the newly formed Noc Noc Comedy and Cabaret Club at The Reg: MC and comedian Konor Halpin, soprano and show singer Caroline Reid O’Brien, comedy singer and balladeer Gerry Kane, direct from Cork, comedy hypnotist and mind reader Tony Black and comedy actor Dermot Sullivan. Tony Black and Caroline Reid O’Brien will both feature at the club’s opening night at on Friday, 18th July.

Surgeons Swap Gowns for Costumes

Retired Garda Chief Supt Mick McGarry, Chris Frisby, building contractor, Declan Dowling, pharmacist, Gerry McCoy, consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Iain Munro.
A 30-strong cast from the UHW Theatre Group will stage ‘The Full Irish Monty/The Gathering’, a new play written and directed by Bridie Hodge, a staff midwife at the hospital with musical direction by Ann Cody, occupational health nurse.