Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category


A remarkably polished yet emotionally raw collection, Woman is a daring synthesis of Bird’s songwriter roots and passion for, among other genres, soul, it’s eleven songs long but 37 minutes short: pointed, powerful, and packed with truths and levity. Written and almost exclusively performed by Bird, with regular associate Marcus Wüst as co-producer – Woman [...]

The Red Iron Sells Out

The Red Iron Sells Out With glowing local and national reviews, universally positive audience response and the Sold Out signs mounted on the first Friday of a three week run, playwright Jim Nolan and The Red Iron production team are reflecting this week on what is, without question, the highlight of Waterford’s cultural year. Relaxing in the [...]

The Shakespeare Talk DEMYSTIFYING Hamlet

To “Demystify Hamlet” is the challenge of this year’s Shakespeare talk on Hamlet: to explain in layman’s terms the world of William Shakespeare’s tragedies and their supreme relevance for us today. This public talk takes place in the Crystal Sports Centre on Saturday, 30 November, at 2 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome. The [...]

The Red Iron Delivers

Neill Ditt and Brian Doherty who play Kel and Dog in The Red Iron
Much was expected of Jim Nolan’s – The Red Iron – a play for Waterford, and mingling on the opening night at Garter Lane was a proud feeling as the great and good, the dreamers, the schemers, the shapers, the bright lighters, sipped Blackwater Gin and listened to the Barrack St Concert Band.The lights dimmed, [...]

The Red Iron opens at Garter Lane

After months of excitement and anticipation Jim Nolan’s new play ‘The Red Iron’ opens in Garter Lane this week and runs until Saturday, November 30th. It’s the first play Jim Nolan has set in Waterford since Red Kettle’s 1985 debut. In 1985 The God’s Are Angry, Miss Kerr attracted record audiences to the theatre but [...]

Dirty Dusting

Dirty Dusting is at the Theatre Royal on Thursday, November 7th.
Dressing Room 1 Productions are thrilled to present a national Irish tour of the hilarious play , starring the inimitable Mary Byrne of X Factor. Dressing Room 1 Productions are proud to bring this hilarious show to nine venues across the country including Theatre Royal Waterford on Thursday November 7th. Hold onto your seats, arriving [...]

Shackleton at Garter Lane

Shackleton is at Garter Lane on November 1st and 2nd.
ONE of the most exciting, and highly anticipated productions in recent years comes to Garter Lane on Friday, November 1 and Saturday November 2. Shackleton tells the story of Irish explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s failed voyage to cross the Antarctic continent in 1914 and is a visually spectacular re-telling of perhaps the greatest survival story [...]

CATS at Theatre Royal

Presented by Southeastern Theatre Group at Theatre Royal, October 29th to November 2nd at 7.30pm
Southeastern Theatre Group Waterford make a welcome return to Waterford’s Theatre Royal stage for five nights only from Tuesday 29th October to Saturday 2nd November at 7.30pm nightly with their production of the sensational Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical “CATS”.Southeastern Theatre Group are the award winning and critically acclaimed group that brought the hugely successful sold [...]

Memoirs of a Ghost at Garter Lane

Derek Flynn’s Memoirs of a Ghost is at Garter Lane on October 18th and 19th .
Model. Muse. War photographer. Friend and lover of Picasso and Man Ray. Lee Miller was all these things. So why has the world forgotten her? Inspired by an extraordinary true story, the play “Memoirs of a Ghost” brings to life a forgotten 20th century icon in a night of spellbinding theatre. Lee Miller started out as a [...]

Joseph Ready to Rock

In 1979, under the guidance of Fr Séan Melody and Brendan Drohan, De La Salle College Musical Society presented their first show; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Forty years on De La Salle are back with another production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic which is certain to entertain and thrill when it is [...]