Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

Spring 2019 at the Royal

Spring 2019 has kicked off here at Theatre Royal Waterford and some shows have even sold out! The Spring Season at the Theatre Royal features some welcome returns as well as superb theatre, music, comedy and family events – something for everyone! Theatre Lovers can look forward The Scourge (Jan 17th) directed by the Theatre’s Artistic [...]

Irish premiere of ‘Lovesong’ at Garter Lane

Red ‘n Blue Theatre is proud to present the Irish Premiere of ‘Lovesong’, a story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives – as young lovers in their late 20s and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. The play will run at Garter Lane Arts Centre from Thursday, January [...]

Local playwright’s work to feature in ‘First Fortnight’

Gifty Wiafe, who stars in Petra Kindler's 'It's in the Blood?!', which will run at Dublin's Project Arts Centre and Waterford's Garter Lane Theatre.
Ferrybank-based playwright Petra Kindler’s well-received play, ‘It’s In The Blood?!’, will be staged in Dublin’s Project Arts Centre as part of the 2019 First Fortnight Festival, which has secured the rights to host the European Mental Health Festival. ‘It’s in the Blood’ tackles religion, family, black magic, chlorinated chickens, visa struggles, migration and mental health, women [...]

Irish premiere of ‘Lovesong’ at Garter Lane

The Lovesong cast of Jenny Fennessy, Dylan Kennedy, Sean Ahern and Mary Flavin Colbert
Red ‘n Blue Theatre is proud to present the Irish Premiere of ‘Lovesong’, a story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives – as young lovers in their late 20s and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. The play will run at Garter Lane Arts Centre from Thursday, January [...]

Bubbling in the Brewery

Colm Power and Barry Comerford, who teamed up so well for Brewery Lane Drama Society's production of 'The Odd Couple' in 2012, will do so again in Tom Murphy's 'The Gigli Concert', which runs from Saturday, November 24th to Saturday, December 1st.
Carrick’s Drama Society to stage ‘The Gigli Concert’ There’s a well-thumbed copy of Tom Murphy’s play, ‘The Gigli Concert’ on Tom Nealon’s sitting room table when The Munster Express calls to the Brewery Lane director’s home ahead of the play’s opening night this Saturday.”It’s not one we’ve done before,” [...]

Dramatic Prospects

"Things are getting more intense as Mount Prospect rehearsals are in a full swing with the stage being set up, costumes and make up being discussed," Martina Collender Tweeted during rehearsals last week. "The pressure is rising but the crew is doing incredibly well."
Jim Nolan and WIT collaborate to bring Una Troy’s work home ‘Directed by Jim Nolan’ is a quartet of words that’s guaranteed to put posteriors on Garter Lane seats. And when there’s an added local ingredient involved, as is the case with ‘Mount Prospect’, which runs at Garter Lane until Saturday and if one has a [...]

Prospects Looking Good at Garter Lane

Garter Lane is set to host the city’s theatre event of the year from November 13th to the 17th. Directed by Jim Nolan, ‘Mount Prospect’ stars a host of Waterford’s top acting talent including Lorraine Murphy, Kieran Walsh, Ema Lemon, Alan Fitzgerald, Gerry Kane, Clare Smith, Hugo O’Donovan, Karina Thompson, Nicola Spendlove, Margaret Torrie, Laura [...]

UHW Theatre Group’s “A Christmas Carol on Craggy Island”

Eddie O'Donnell (Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at UHW) will star in UHE Theatre Group's 'A Christmas Carol in Craggy Island' as Bishop Brennan.
University Hospital Waterford Theatre Group, the only group of its kind in the country, is to stage ‘A Christmas Carol on Craggy Island’ at the Theatre Royal on Friday and Saturday, November 23rd and 24th (8pm). Its eighth production, written and directed by Bridie Hodge with Ann Cody as Musical Director, this will be the [...]

Debut of “Both Ways” at the Theatre Royal

Paul Ettore Tabone and Lara Martins, the stars of 'Both Ways', which comes to the Theatre Royal on Friday, November 16th.
Directly from London’s West End, Paul Ettore Tabone and Lara Martins will take to the stage at the Theatre Royal on Friday, November 16th (8pm) in a new show titled ‘Both Ways’. Dubbed as “The Dream Team from London’s Phantom of the Opera” by Maybe Musical Magazine (Germany) this couple have gone from strength to strength, [...]

Little Shop of Horrors to Spook Garter Lane

Brian Flynn (Seymour), Emma Walsh (Audrey) and the plant (Audrey II, voiced by Jamie Murphy), who will feature in Jack Cunningham's 'Little Shop of Horrors' at Garter Lane from this (Tuesday) evening at Garter Lane Arts Centre.
Jack Cunningham Productions is presenting cult musical ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Garter Lane Arts Centre from tonight, Tuesday, October 30th, through to Saturday, November 3rd. Performances begin at 8pm nightly with a wine reception at 7.30pm.This is a fantastic show that will have you laughing, rocking and rolling. It will feature all of the [...]