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May 2017
€10/6

Kildare Youth Theatre presents KING LEAR

Thursday 4th May, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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This complex tragedy of a powerful, but ignorant, king who is transformed by the loss of everything into becoming a simple man with nothing except his knowledge of himself and his empathy for his down-trodden people is often cited as Shakespeare’s finest play. It is the great play about homelessness, very relevant today as Ireland grapples with its housing crisis. It also has much to say about wisdom and power, especially in the light of recent political regime change across…

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June 2017
€6

School Show: Private Peaceful

Friday 2nd June, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Private Peaceful byMichael Morpurgois a timely reminder of the heroic sacrifices that were made by those involved in World War 1. As Tommo sits in his cell waiting for sunrise he thinks back to some of his fondest memories and reflects on events that made him the person he is today. In his recollection Thomas Peaceful recounts the fact that he and his elder brother Charlie do everything together, face personal problems together, sleep and eat together; they even fell…

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Katie’s Birthday Party School Show

Friday 16th June, 2017
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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You are invited to celebrate Katie’s 12th birthday with her as she explores what it’s like to be 12 years old. Having just moved school but not quite a teenager yet, Katie reflects on times gone by and looks to the future and all it can be. There will be truths, there will be dares, there will be presents and there will be cake! Solo performer Mary-Frances Doherty explores notions of childhood on the approach of adolescence, looking at the…

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