Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

Slieverue Hits the Jackpot!

The Eigse Players bring their own special brand of madness and mayhem to the Parish Hall in Slieverue for three nights from Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st March starting at 8.00 p.m. This year’s hilarious comedy ‘Hitting the Jackpot’ tells the story of County Councillor Eamon Leslie, who at the end of his tether from his [...]

Stellar cast for Five Year Plan

: Nicola Spendlove whose powerful new play ‘Five Year Plan’ is at Garter Lane on March 19th and 20th
Nicola Spendlove’s powerful new play presented by Waterford’s Stagemad Theatre Company comes to Garter Lane on March 19th and 20th.Directed by Ben Quinlan with the hugely talented cast of Ema Lemon. Grannie Kavanagh. and Abi McCormack, this play will astound and confound in a night of theatre that has huge relevance to the people of [...]

An Audience With Gar Campion

An Audience With Gar Campion
(Garter Lane, March 5th, 6th and 7th) Gar Campion, the greatest hurler in the world….of Ireland, brings his brand new show “An Audience With Gar Campion” to Garter Lane. Disgraced after becoming the first hurler to be banned for the game for failing a drugs test for PEDs, Gar is forced to take a job coaching a [...]

Garter Lane announces new Artists in Residence

Dance supremo Dee Grant is back for her third year as Dance Resident at Garter Lane
2020 is shaping up to be a very big year for Garter Lane Arts Centre with the announcement of two big Artist in Residence Awards supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and Waterford City & County Council. Dee Grant will be returning as Dance Artist in Residence and Deirdre Dwyer returns to her hometown [...]

Sleeping Beauty from Bolshoi Ballet

: The Bolshoi Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty is at the Theatre Royal on Saturday, February 29th.
(Theatre Royal, Saturday, February 29th) This February the Royal Moscow Ballet brings every child’s favourite fairy-tale to the Theatre Royal stage with very special Guest Soloists from the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet. This is the classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score. Experience stunning choreography, breath-taking costumes and vibrant sets which will [...]

Five Year Plan at Garter Lane

Nicola Spendlove’s new play ‘Five Year Plan’ is now booking at Garter Lane.
Rehearsals are in full swing for Nicola Spendlove’s powerful and relevant new play, Five Year Plan. Presented by Stagemad, this thought-provoking story, directed by Ben Quinlan, comes to Garter Lane on March 19th and 20th. Cast includes Ema Lemon, Grannie Kavanagh and Abi McCormack Five Year Plan follows a group of three friends, Sarah being the [...]

Waterford Youth Arts Young Writers Programme

Young Playwrights Programme mentor Martina Collender
As Waterford Youth Arts gets ready to celebrate its 35th birthday, part of the celebrations is a new programme called The Young Playwrights Programme. An open call to all young writers to submit a short play or an extract from a longer work, maximum length of 15 minutes. Three plays will be chosen and the [...]

Blackwater Babble

A good old session at Garter Lane If there’s one thing the people of Ireland know, it’s a good late-night session. Whether it be a lock-in, or they type of impromptu gathering of old friends and family that only a wedding or a funeral can ignite, the session is the seed that grew Blackwater Babble, the [...]

Drop Everything!

David Hennessy Musical & Dramatic Society Presents“The Full Monty”, The Stage Musical A raucous, pop-rock-musical send-up of gender expectations and stereotypes… that takes it all off.The Full Monty is a story full of heart. Right to the end, audiences will be wondering if these lovable misfits will really pull it off. With a raucous mix of [...]

Foster & Allen Timeless Memories Tour

On Saturday 25th January Foster Allen will bring their Timeless Memories Tour to the Theatre Royal, featuring tracks from 10 of their most popular and favourite albums. The story of Foster &Allen began back in the seventies when Mick and Tony were playing in Country Music bands around Ireland. In 1975 they got [...]