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October 2018

LOCAL ARTS: Rent

Friday 5th October, 2018 - 20:00
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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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€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 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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€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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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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September 2019

THEATRE: Sophie,  Ben, and other Problems by Conor Burke

Friday 13th September, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€12/€10

Sophie and Ben love each other a lot, but sometimes, they make that a bit too difficult for themselves. Two twenty-somethings who are trying to find their way in the world, they guide us through their lives of low-key alcoholism, deeply rooted regret, and unfortunate sexual mishaps. Join Sophie and Ben as they impart some words of wisdom on life, love, and modern day millennial relationships in a play that has been described by West-End Wilma as "quirky, wholesome, and…

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November 2019

LOCAL ARTS: Newbridge Drama Group Presents – 45 Seconds from Broadway by Neil Simon

Wednesday 6th November, 2019 - 20:00 - Saturday 9th November, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

From America’s master of contemporary Broadway comedy, here is a take on behind the scenes action in the entertainment world, this time near the heart of the theatre district. 45 Seconds from Broadway takes place in the legendary “Polish Tea Room” on New York’s 47th Street. Here Broadway theatre personalities gather and schmooze. Great acting roles flourish and home truths are at their best as Neil Simon continues to find humour in even the most painful moments of life This…

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LOCAL ARTS: NEWBRIDGE DRAMA PRESENTS 45 Seconds from Broadway

Wednesday 6th November, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 7th November, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 8th November, 2019 at 20:00

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

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

From America’s master of contemporary Broadway comedy, Neil Simon, here is a take on behind the scenes action in the entertainment world, this time near the heart of the theatre district. 45 Seconds from Broadway takes place in the legendary “Polish Tea Room” on New York’s 47th Street. Here Broadway theatre personalities gather and schmooze. Great acting roles flourish and home truths are at their best as Neil Simon continues to find humour in even the most painful moments of…

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LOCAL ARTS: NEWBRIDGE DRAMA PRESENTS 45 Seconds from Broadway

Thursday 7th November, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 7th November, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 8th November, 2019 at 20:00

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

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

From America’s master of contemporary Broadway comedy, Neil Simon, here is a take on behind the scenes action in the entertainment world, this time near the heart of the theatre district. 45 Seconds from Broadway takes place in the legendary “Polish Tea Room” on New York’s 47th Street. Here Broadway theatre personalities gather and schmooze. Great acting roles flourish and home truths are at their best as Neil Simon continues to find humour in even the most painful moments of…

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LOCAL ARTS: NEWBRIDGE DRAMA PRESENTS 45 Seconds from Broadway

Friday 8th November, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 7th November, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 8th November, 2019 at 20:00

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

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

From America’s master of contemporary Broadway comedy, Neil Simon, here is a take on behind the scenes action in the entertainment world, this time near the heart of the theatre district. 45 Seconds from Broadway takes place in the legendary “Polish Tea Room” on New York’s 47th Street. Here Broadway theatre personalities gather and schmooze. Great acting roles flourish and home truths are at their best as Neil Simon continues to find humour in even the most painful moments of…

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LOCAL ARTS: NEWBRIDGE DRAMA PRESENTS 45 Seconds from Broadway

Saturday 9th November, 2019 - 20:00
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One event on Thursday 7th November, 2019 at 20:00

One event on Friday 8th November, 2019 at 20:00

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

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

From America’s master of contemporary Broadway comedy, Neil Simon, here is a take on behind the scenes action in the entertainment world, this time near the heart of the theatre district. 45 Seconds from Broadway takes place in the legendary “Polish Tea Room” on New York’s 47th Street. Here Broadway theatre personalities gather and schmooze. Great acting roles flourish and home truths are at their best as Neil Simon continues to find humour in even the most painful moments of…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre present WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Tuesday 19th November, 2019 - 19:00
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One event on Wednesday 20th November, 2019 at 19:00

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

'He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights In this modern adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Gothic fairy-tale, Jane Thornton infuses Wuthering Heights with quick-fire dialogue and an urgency that brings the age-old tale to life for a modern audience. In this searing, wild, and often funny, production, a troupe of storytellers take their audience on a whistle-stop tour of the novel all the while inhabiting…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre present WUTHERING HEIGHTS

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

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

'He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights In this modern adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Gothic fairy-tale, Jane Thornton infuses Wuthering Heights with quick-fire dialogue and an urgency that brings the age-old tale to life for a modern audience. In this searing, wild, and often funny, production, a troupe of storytellers take their audience on a whistle-stop tour of the novel all the while inhabiting…

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LOCAL ARTS: Odd Theatre Company presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Thursday 28th November, 2019 - 20:00 - Saturday 30th November, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/€18

The Odd Theatre Company is proud to present the smash-hit musical Little Shop of Horrors, a comedy that has wowed audiences on Broadway and beyond for over 35 years. From the creative team of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin), this deviously delicious show contains some of musical theatre’s best-loved tunes, including ‘Suddenly, Seymour’ and ‘Skid Row’. When timid assistant florist, Seymour Krelborn, discovers a strange and interesting new plant, his…

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December 2019

MUSIC: HIGHLY STRUNG – All Wrapped Up

Friday 20th December, 2019 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

For fans of the foursome, this is an evening of festive highlights that’s not to be missed. The ladies are delighted to return to the Riverbank for their annual Christmas show of classics old and new all wrapped up with their signature twist. The four friends’ diverse, complementary musical backgrounds create a mellow blend of sound which hallmarks the spirit of Christmas for their audiences. Highly Strung sprinkles a little starlight on the darkest time of the year with a…

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February 2020

LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre presents Queen’s County

Friday 28th February, 2020 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 29th February, 2020 at 20:00

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

Queen’s County draws inspiration from the fist trialled plantations operated by the English crown in Ireland in the 16th century in counties Laois and Offaly. The one in Laois became known as Queen’s County. This devised play explores displacement and alienation through the lens of young people’s experience today, and includes episodes on commuting, rural isolation, strangeness and belonging, in one character’s surreal train journey through County Laois en route home from Electric Picnic. The performance is devised by Kildare…

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LOCAL ARTS: Kildare Youth Theatre presents Queen’s County

Saturday 29th February, 2020 - 20:00
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Saturday 29th February, 2020 at 20:00

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

Queen’s County draws inspiration from the fist trialled plantations operated by the English crown in Ireland in the 16th century in counties Laois and Offaly. The one in Laois became known as Queen’s County. This devised play explores displacement and alienation through the lens of young people’s experience today, and includes episodes on commuting, rural isolation, strangeness and belonging, in one character’s surreal train journey through County Laois en route home from Electric Picnic. The performance is devised by Kildare…

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