Archive for the ‘Comedy’ Category

The Big Top Live!

: Keith Barry is one of the top acts set to entertain in the Big Top from August 19th to 26th.
WITH the magnificent Spraoi and All Together Now festivals in the rear-view mirror, all eyes are on the Big Top, which will bring a week of top-class entertainment to the Waterside, from Monday, August 19- Sunday, August 25.The Big Top is exactly what it says, a massive Circus tent, with capacity for over 3,500 people, [...]

Comedy comes to Curraghmore for All Together Now

It’s a case of ‘LOL Together Now’ as one of the country’s biggest festivals announces its comedy line-up! The Over The Ha Ha Stage at All Together Now on the Curraghmore Estate will be graced by some of the biggest and best names in Irish comedy over the August Bank Holiday weekend.Those who attended last year [...]

Jason Byrne at the Theatre Royal

Jason Byrne will perform at the Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 18th.
Comedian Jason Byrne brings his “You Can Come In, But Don’t Start Anything” show to Waterford’s Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 18th (8pm; tickets: €23). The star of ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’, Byrne is one the most exciting live comedy performers in these islands. What he achieves on a stage cannot be adequately described by audience [...]

Hey, Pat Shortt is back, lads!

Pat Shortt touches down at the Theatre Royal this Friday night.
Following the sell-out successes of ‘The Hall’, ‘Selfie’ and ‘How’s Tings?’ and fresh from starring roles in the hit play ‘A Skull in Connemara’ and the film ‘The Belly of The Whale’, comedian Pat Shortt is back on the road with his latest quirky look at Irish life.Featuring brand new material and sketches, ‘Hey!’ is [...]

Chris Kent is “Looking Up” at Central Arts

Chris Kent is bringing his solo show, ‘Looking Up’ to Central Arts on Friday, March 15th.
Cork comedian Chris Kent will bring his sixth solo show ‘Looking Up’ to Central Arts on Friday, March 15th (8pm). Chris has spent the past year balancing comedy with being a stay at home dad and trying to grow a beard. He has also removed the word “mate” from his vocabulary as it takes too much [...]

“SUCCESS WITHOUT A SEX TAPE”

Eleanor Tiernan is looking forward to her gig at Central Arts this Friday night, February 22nd.
Eleanor Tiernan brings new show to Central Arts “I didn’t realise I was doing comedy as a career until after I was in it for about 10 years!” Eleanor Tiernan admits. Speaking to The Munster Express ahead of her gig at Waterford’s Central Arts this Friday night, Tiernan felt her first decade in the business consisted [...]

Des Bishop at the Theatre Royal on February 15th

That’s good advice on the pitch but an even better metaphor for life especially when you don’t take advice well. How hard can it be for a man to say “point taken!” Des Bishop’s new show tries to digest the incredible changes we have seen in society in the last year and a half. Me [...]

Alison Spittle to make a ‘Show of Herself’ at Central Arts

Central Arts bound Alison Spittle.
A real treat for Waterford comedy fans this month, Alison Spittle brings her brand new show, ‘Makes a Show of Herself’ at Central Arts on Friday, February 8th. One of Ireland’s fastest rising comedians, Tatler comedian of the year and the star and writer of RTE’s ‘Nowhere Fast’ and ‘Culchie Club’, this represents Alison’s second [...]

Eleanor Tiernan to perform at Central Arts

Eleanor Tiernan brings her 'Success Without A Sex Tape' show to Central Arts on February 23rd
Comedy star Eleanor Tiernan returns home with a new show that explores the rewards for removing your clothing, titled ‘Success Without A Sex Tape’. As her gig’s promotional material puts it: “So you still haven’t made your most intimate sexual acts available on pay per view? You’re not even willing to tweet so much [...]

Kevin McGahern goes ‘Solo’ at Central Arts

Kevin McGahern brings his 'Solo Pollo' tour to Central Arts this Friday night.
Kevin McGahern, the star of RTE’s ‘Republic of Telly’, will premiere his brand-new ‘Solo Pollo’ tour at Central Arts in Waterford this Friday night, January 18th before embarking on a national tour. The Solo Pollo tour shall see the silver tongued Cavan native bringing a mix of traditional stand-up, character based comedy in addition to humorously [...]