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May 2018

LOCAL ARTS: The Crucible

Saturday 26th May, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 26th May, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/€12

Newbridge Drama Group is back, this time taking on Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible. It is a story of tender love and murderous jealousy; of lives destroyed by false accusations; of passion and adultery and sin and of a storm of terror  let loose through the effects of real and pretended mass hysteria on the part of a number of young girls. Finally, it contains a portrait of the most tender love between two people which has rarely been bettered…

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June 2018

LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama Group presents The Work of Art

Wednesday 13th June, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Friday 15th June, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12/10

The Work of Art is set in 1960, rural Ireland. When Biddie’s husband Mick is away in the Congo, Biddie is left to keep her home and family in order but with her son Tommy wheeling and dealing with Biddie’s brother in-law they get on the wrong side of the parish priest, and her daughter Peggy’s new boyfriend Morgan doesn’t help the situation when he claims an old painting is the real deal, madness, sadness and mayhem make this two…

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama Group presents The Work of Art

Thursday 14th June, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Friday 15th June, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12/10

The Work of Art is set in 1960, rural Ireland. When Biddie’s husband Mick is away in the Congo, Biddie is left to keep her home and family in order but with her son Tommy wheeling and dealing with Biddie’s brother in-law they get on the wrong side of the parish priest, and her daughter Peggy’s new boyfriend Morgan doesn’t help the situation when he claims an old painting is the real deal, madness, sadness and mayhem make this two…

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama Group presents The Work of Art

Friday 15th June, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Friday 15th June, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€12/10

The Work of Art is set in 1960, rural Ireland. When Biddie’s husband Mick is away in the Congo, Biddie is left to keep her home and family in order but with her son Tommy wheeling and dealing with Biddie’s brother in-law they get on the wrong side of the parish priest, and her daughter Peggy’s new boyfriend Morgan doesn’t help the situation when he claims an old painting is the real deal, madness, sadness and mayhem make this two…

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LOCAL ARTS: See Me Here

Friday 29th June, 2018 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 30th June, 2018 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10/€7

6 years! It’s only 6 years! So why does it feel like a lifetime? Teenager, young adult, adolescent, whatever you call it… it makes no difference to me. I won’t be offended. One moment rushing to the end and the next willing it to last just a little longer. In the in-between, and almost all at once in heaven, in hell, in limbo. You cannot assail me. I’ll make it through.    See me here. See me now. is a programme of…

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LOCAL ARTS: See Me Here

Saturday 30th June, 2018 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 30th June, 2018 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10/€7

6 years! It’s only 6 years! So why does it feel like a lifetime? Teenager, young adult, adolescent, whatever you call it… it makes no difference to me. I won’t be offended. One moment rushing to the end and the next willing it to last just a little longer. In the in-between, and almost all at once in heaven, in hell, in limbo. You cannot assail me. I’ll make it through.    See me here. See me now. is a programme of…

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July 2018

LOCAL ARTS: Rumours

Friday 6th July, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 7th July, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€16/€14

Neil Simon’s celebrated comedy, Rumours, is sure to have audiences in stitches. When Ken and Chris arrive at Charley’s House for an anniversary dinner, they find their host too dazed to speak and with a mysterious wound to his ear. Is there a scandal to be concealed? As other party guests arrive the evening descends into deception, mystery, and comic chaos, each trying to hide their understanding of the truth from one another in this hilarious romp. Presented by Newbridge’s…

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LOCAL ARTS: Rumours

Saturday 7th July, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 7th July, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€16/€14

Neil Simon’s celebrated comedy, Rumours, is sure to have audiences in stitches. When Ken and Chris arrive at Charley’s House for an anniversary dinner, they find their host too dazed to speak and with a mysterious wound to his ear. Is there a scandal to be concealed? As other party guests arrive the evening descends into deception, mystery, and comic chaos, each trying to hide their understanding of the truth from one another in this hilarious romp. Presented by Newbridge’s…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre presents: The Act of Oblivion

Friday 27th July, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€10/€5

Two plays, two stories. Each starts out at the same time on the stage. One is oblivious to the other. One play fights to be the story that we hear and see. The other will be the one unheard and forgotten. Neither the actors nor the audience knows which play will take control of the stage. No one knows which story will be told in its entirety until the night is over, until the victorious have written the history. With…

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September 2018

CULTURE NIGHT – KYT present Karamazoo

Friday 21st September, 2018 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Karamazoo is a 25 minute monologue for a young performer written in 2003 by London writer Philip Ridley. It is one of the most perfect pieces of writing for a young actor, combining fresh storytelling and comic characterisation that slowly reveals an unflinching critique of a failed social policy through the savage grief of a teenager struggling to cope with the death of a parent.  This witty and moving monologue is performed by Joe Brown and directed by Peter Hussey.…

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October 2018

LOCAL ARTS: Rent

Thursday 4th October, 2018 - 20:00
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One event on Friday 5th October, 2018 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 6th October, 2018 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

Newbridge’s Odd Theatre Company is delighted to present the spectacular musical Rent at the Riverbank this October, performed with a live band. Widely praised as one of the greatest musicals of all time, Rent has received numerous accolades, including four Tony Awards, and enjoyed a twelve-year run on Broadway. The show tells the tale of eight New York artists over the course of one year of their lives, and is both humorous and touching in equal measure. Having successfully produced…

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LOCAL ARTS: Rent

Thursday 4th October, 2018 - 20:00
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One event on Friday 5th October, 2018 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 6th October, 2018 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

Newbridge’s Odd Theatre Company is delighted to present the spectacular musical Rent at the Riverbank this October, performed with a live band. Widely praised as one of the greatest musicals of all time, Rent has received numerous accolades, including four Tony Awards, and enjoyed a twelve-year run on Broadway. The show tells the tale of eight New York artists over the course of one year of their lives, and is both humorous and touching in equal measure. Having successfully produced…

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LOCAL ARTS: Rent

Friday 5th October, 2018 - 20:00
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One event on Friday 5th October, 2018 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 6th October, 2018 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

Newbridge’s Odd Theatre Company is delighted to present the spectacular musical Rent at the Riverbank this October, performed with a live band. Widely praised as one of the greatest musicals of all time, Rent has received numerous accolades, including four Tony Awards, and enjoyed a twelve-year run on Broadway. The show tells the tale of eight New York artists over the course of one year of their lives, and is both humorous and touching in equal measure. Having successfully produced…

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LOCAL ARTS: Rent

Saturday 6th October, 2018 - 20:00
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One event on Friday 5th October, 2018 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 6th October, 2018 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

Newbridge’s Odd Theatre Company is delighted to present the spectacular musical Rent at the Riverbank this October, performed with a live band. Widely praised as one of the greatest musicals of all time, Rent has received numerous accolades, including four Tony Awards, and enjoyed a twelve-year run on Broadway. The show tells the tale of eight New York artists over the course of one year of their lives, and is both humorous and touching in equal measure. Having successfully produced…

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November 2018

LOCAL ARTS: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

Wednesday 14th November, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 17th November, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars” Newbridge Drama Group proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s beloved comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by Jill O’Donnell. Lady Windermere’s Fan was the first of Oscar Wilde’s plays produced and the sparkling comedy proved an instant success with London audiences. The play follows the story of Lady Windermere, who is having a select party to celebrate her coming of age. Her husband, for reasons of his own,…

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LOCAL ARTS: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

Thursday 15th November, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 17th November, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars” Newbridge Drama Group proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s beloved comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by Jill O’Donnell. Lady Windermere’s Fan was the first of Oscar Wilde’s plays produced and the sparkling comedy proved an instant success with London audiences. The play follows the story of Lady Windermere, who is having a select party to celebrate her coming of age. Her husband, for reasons of his own,…

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LOCAL ARTS: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

Friday 16th November, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 17th November, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars” Newbridge Drama Group proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s beloved comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by Jill O’Donnell. Lady Windermere’s Fan was the first of Oscar Wilde’s plays produced and the sparkling comedy proved an instant success with London audiences. The play follows the story of Lady Windermere, who is having a select party to celebrate her coming of age. Her husband, for reasons of his own,…

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LOCAL ARTS: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

Saturday 17th November, 2018 - 20:00
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An event every day that begins at 20:00, repeating until Saturday 17th November, 2018

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars” Newbridge Drama Group proudly presents Oscar Wilde’s beloved comedy Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by Jill O’Donnell. Lady Windermere’s Fan was the first of Oscar Wilde’s plays produced and the sparkling comedy proved an instant success with London audiences. The play follows the story of Lady Windermere, who is having a select party to celebrate her coming of age. Her husband, for reasons of his own,…

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December 2018

LOCAL ARTS: KYT presents By The Bog of Cats

Thursday 6th December, 2018 - 20:00
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One event on Friday 7th December, 2018 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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By the Bog of Cats is Marina Carr’s searing tragedy inspired by Euripides’ Medea and set in the Irish midlands. Spurned by the man she loves Hester Swaine lives as an outcast on the edge of the bog from where most of the settled community want her gone. Faced with the loss of her home and her only child, Hester conjures a desperate and tragic plan to revenge all those who rejected her. The play is directed by Allie Whelan,…

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LOCAL ARTS: KYT presents By The Bog of Cats

Friday 7th December, 2018 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 7th December, 2018 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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By the Bog of Cats is Marina Carr’s searing tragedy inspired by Euripides’ Medea and set in the Irish midlands. Spurned by the man she loves Hester Swaine lives as an outcast on the edge of the bog from where most of the settled community want her gone. Faced with the loss of her home and her only child, Hester conjures a desperate and tragic plan to revenge all those who rejected her. The play is directed by Allie Whelan,…

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LOCAL ARTS: DanceTones Christmas Show

Tuesday 18th December, 2018 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

‘The Little Red Bow’ A show of dance performances in Latin, Salsa, Hip Hop and more. A young boy and girl meet for the first time in a dance class - you will journey with them through their life story of happy and sad times. Dance performance by the local talented dancers of DanceTones Studios, Newbridge.

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January 2019

FIRST FORTNIGHT: Griese Youth Theatre presents: Burying Your Brother in the Pavement

Friday 18th January, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€5

Burying Your Brother in the Pavement by Jack Thorne is a play that tackles the story of a teenage girl grieving for her dead brother with emotional honesty and imaginative flair. Written specifically for young people, it was commissioned as part of the 2008 National Theatre Connections Festival and premiered by youth theatres across the UK and Ireland. Griese Youth Theatre from Ballitore, County Kildare originally staged this show in Riverbank Arts Centre in June 2018. Griese Youth Theatre (GYT)…

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February 2019

LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents The Penal Laws and The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Faragher

Friday 8th February, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 9th February, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

These plays are part of a larger work called The Act of Oblivion which explores the colonisation of Ireland through the lens of scenes from the lives of young people today. The Penal Laws looks at the second-level education system, asking what price do we pay to teach conformity and standardisation? The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Farragher explores rebellion, independence and civil war through the story of one young person who tries and fails to adapt to social systems. The plays…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre Presents The Penal Laws and The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Faragher

Saturday 9th February, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 9th February, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

These plays are part of a larger work called The Act of Oblivion which explores the colonisation of Ireland through the lens of scenes from the lives of young people today. The Penal Laws looks at the second-level education system, asking what price do we pay to teach conformity and standardisation? The Radicalisation of Abdelaziz Farragher explores rebellion, independence and civil war through the story of one young person who tries and fails to adapt to social systems. The plays…

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March 2019

LOCAL ARTS: Barren Rock Productions presents: An Evening with Oscar Wilde

Thursday 7th March, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Join actor Richard Lynch and share the triumph and tragedy of one of the greatest writers of English Literature, Oscar Wilde. Wilde’s timeless comedy of manners The Importance of Being Earnest made him the toast of London Society. His gripping account of the condemned man’s final days before execution, resonate to this day in his riveting poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Interspersed throughout is a lightly sketched commentary on Wilde’s life. From his early childhood, Oxford University, the pinnacle…

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May 2019

LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre present HAMLET

Wednesday 1st May, 2019 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€6/€10

So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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SCHOOL SHOW: KYT presents HAMLET

Thursday 2nd May, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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KYT presents: HAMLET

Thursday 2nd May, 2019 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 19:00

One event on Wednesday 1st May, 2019 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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SCHOOL SHOW: KYT presents HAMLET

Friday 3rd May, 2019 - 12:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 12:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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KYT presents: HAMLET

Friday 3rd May, 2019 - 19:00
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One event on Friday 3rd May, 2019 at 19:00

One event on Wednesday 1st May, 2019 at 19:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

So, you are 18. You go abroad to third level. You are a second year in the University of Wittenburg. You study Philosophy and Greek and Roman Civilization. Tragically, your father dies while you are in your first semester of second year. You return home for the funeral, which is massive: people from everywhere come to pay their respects. It lasts for days. Your father was a very well respected man. Three weeks after he dies security is tightened around…

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VISUAL ARTS: Face to Face

Wednesday 8th May, 2019 - 10:00 - Thursday 16th May, 2019 - 17:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Face to Face Exhibition by 5th year students from The Curragh Post Primary School Creative Engagement Project with artist Paul Woods This exhibition is a culmination of a Creative Engagement project involving the 5th year students from the Curragh Post Primary School and visual artist Paul Woods.  The students were encouraged to explore their inner and outer selves through the use of cut-out silhouettes of their profiles combined with an imaginative use of symbolism that illustrates their individuality. The individual…

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LOCAL ARTS: Bothered and Bewildered by Gail Young

Wednesday 22nd May, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 23rd May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 24th May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 25th May, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Newbridge Drama Presents: Bothered and Bewildered, a comic drama that follows Irene and her two daughters Louise and Beth as they begin a long journey in which the girls lose their mother in spirit but not in body. This play deals with the subject of Alzheimer’s and has some equally wonderful comic and poignant moments. As Irene struggles to discern reality, she remembers her past and laments choices made on her behalf. She discusses with her unseen and witty companion,…

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LOCAL ARTS: Bothered and Bewildered by Gail Young

Thursday 23rd May, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 23rd May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 24th May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 25th May, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Newbridge Drama Presents: Bothered and Bewildered, a comic drama that follows Irene and her two daughters Louise and Beth as they begin a long journey in which the girls lose their mother in spirit but not in body. This play deals with the subject of Alzheimer’s and has some equally wonderful comic and poignant moments. As Irene struggles to discern reality, she remembers her past and laments choices made on her behalf. She discusses with her unseen and witty companion,…

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LOCAL ARTS: Bothered and Bewildered by Gail Young

Friday 24th May, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 23rd May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 24th May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 25th May, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Newbridge Drama Presents: Bothered and Bewildered, a comic drama that follows Irene and her two daughters Louise and Beth as they begin a long journey in which the girls lose their mother in spirit but not in body. This play deals with the subject of Alzheimer’s and has some equally wonderful comic and poignant moments. As Irene struggles to discern reality, she remembers her past and laments choices made on her behalf. She discusses with her unseen and witty companion,…

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LOCAL ARTS: Bothered and Bewildered by Gail Young

Saturday 25th May, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 23rd May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 24th May, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Saturday 25th May, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Newbridge Drama Presents: Bothered and Bewildered, a comic drama that follows Irene and her two daughters Louise and Beth as they begin a long journey in which the girls lose their mother in spirit but not in body. This play deals with the subject of Alzheimer’s and has some equally wonderful comic and poignant moments. As Irene struggles to discern reality, she remembers her past and laments choices made on her behalf. She discusses with her unseen and witty companion,…

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June 2019

LOCAL ARTS: Newbridge Musical Society Gala Concert

Wednesday 5th June, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 6th June, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

Newbridge Musical Society Gala Concert Join Newbridge Musical Society in a celebration of song this June, as the group performs hit songs from Broadway, the West End, and beyond. Since 1981 the Society has produced musicals, drawing on Newbridge's fantastic local talent, and collecting numerous national awards in the process. This year's Gala Concert mixes classic tunes and comedy sketches, and is guaranteed to entertain

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LOCAL ARTS: Newbridge Musical Society Gala Concert

Thursday 6th June, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 6th June, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15

Newbridge Musical Society Gala Concert Join Newbridge Musical Society in a celebration of song this June, as the group performs hit songs from Broadway, the West End, and beyond. Since 1981 the Society has produced musicals, drawing on Newbridge's fantastic local talent, and collecting numerous national awards in the process. This year's Gala Concert mixes classic tunes and comedy sketches, and is guaranteed to entertain

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama present: The Will to Surprise

Wednesday 19th June, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 20th June, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 21st June, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12/€10

Riff Raff Drama Group are back! The Newbridge drama group present the premiere of a hilarious new play, The Will to Surprise by Dave Tiernan, which will leave you in tears of laughter. Old Joe Murphy has passed away, his family are called to hear his last will and testament in his cottage in the country. As the squabbling family arrive to receive their inheritance, greed soon takes over to push them further apart, and the deceased has left a…

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama present: The Will to Surprise

Thursday 20th June, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 20th June, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 21st June, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12/€10

Riff Raff Drama Group are back! The Newbridge drama group present the premiere of a hilarious new play, The Will to Surprise by Dave Tiernan, which will leave you in tears of laughter. Old Joe Murphy has passed away, his family are called to hear his last will and testament in his cottage in the country. As the squabbling family arrive to receive their inheritance, greed soon takes over to push them further apart, and the deceased has left a…

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LOCAL ARTS: Riff Raff Drama present: The Will to Surprise

Friday 21st June, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 20th June, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 21st June, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12/€10

Riff Raff Drama Group are back! The Newbridge drama group present the premiere of a hilarious new play, The Will to Surprise by Dave Tiernan, which will leave you in tears of laughter. Old Joe Murphy has passed away, his family are called to hear his last will and testament in his cottage in the country. As the squabbling family arrive to receive their inheritance, greed soon takes over to push them further apart, and the deceased has left a…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre presents The Small Hours

Saturday 22nd June, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€6

This is a chance for local audiences to see The Small Hours by Katherine Soper prior to it being staged in the Dorfman in The National Theatre in London. The Small Hours captures a moment in the lives of 8 teenagers and then follows them through the decades, through climate change and a changing world, until the end of their lives. It is part of the National Theatre (London) Connections programme. The National select 10 productions from 300 to be…

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LOCAL ARTS: Griese Youth Theatre

Friday 28th June, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 29th June, 2019 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€8

Our modern world is filled with challenges unique to our generation. Can I become famous? Do people pay enough attention to me? How can I stand out while still fitting in with everyone else? What perpetuates this desire for an unachievable level of perfection? Narcissism and its many guises will be explored in a series of plays by Griese Youth Theatre. (see also Saturday, 29th June) Friday, 28th June - Double Bill. Beetroot New day, new school. Again. Zac falls…

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LOCAL ARTS: Griese Youth Theatre

Saturday 29th June, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Our modern world is filled with challenges unique to our generation. Can I become famous? Do people pay enough attention to me? How can I stand out while still fitting in with everyone else? What perpetuates this desire for an unachievable level of perfection? Narcissism and its many guises will be explored in a series of plays by Griese Youth Theatre. (see also Friday, 28th June) Saturday, 29th June  The Gaff Do you understand teenagers today? Are they lazier, unmotivated,…

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July 2019

LOCAL ARTS: KNC presents ANNIE JR

Saturday 27th July, 2019 - 14:00
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One event on Saturday 27th July, 2019 at 17:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Annie Jr, based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie JR.features everyone’s favourite little redhead in her very first adventure. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the…

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LOCAL ARTS: KNC presents ANNIE JR

Saturday 27th July, 2019 - 17:30
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One event on Saturday 27th July, 2019 at 17:30

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€10/€8

Annie Jr, based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie JR.features everyone’s favourite little redhead in her very first adventure. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the…

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