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February 2020

THEATRE: TRAD by Mark Doherty

Thursday 6th February, 2020 - 20:00
Main Street
Newbridge, Kildare W12 D962 Ireland
€18/€16

Following their highly-acclaimed 2018 tour, and their extended sold-out run at the Peacock Theatre, Livin’ Dred Theatre present the award-winning Trad by Mark Doherty. An hilarious, absurd and poignant tale of a 100-year-old Irishman… and his father! Together they set out to discover the son they never knew he had. “There’s a child belonging to me wandering around out there for seventy years and I never met him. I’ve a trip left in me… Get me leg!" Starring Seamus O’Rourke,…

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THEATRE: TINTOWN by Bob Kelly

Thursday 20th February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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With the outbreak of WW2, the Irish government introduces internment without trial for all suspected IRA members, and Bernard Carroll – a naive young Dubliner who believes he is a revolutionary -  is swept up with hundreds of others and held in a ramshackle internment camp on the plains of the Curragh. The camp is packed with militant republicans, left-wing revolutionaries, civil war veterans.  They can leave any time they want, but there’s one catch – they must first renounce…

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THEATRE: CROWMAN by Katie Holly

Thursday 27th February, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Crowman is Dan Lonergan’s account of the hilarious characters that inhabit his life on a daily basis and a true love story that never was. By turns poignant and comic, Jon Kenny carries the audience on a roller-coaster ride from his childhood to middle-age, from the hurling pitch to the pub and from one uproariously funny character to the other. It is about lost love and the sense of belonging and not belonging to a small community. Most of all…

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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
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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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March 2020

THEATRE: An Ogeous Brose

Saturday 21st March, 2020 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16

A grumpy builder (Seamus O’Rourke) and his young enthusiastic labourer (Charlie McGuinness) arrive on Mogue’s Island to dig a grave in the depths of winter. It’s cold and eerie and full of myth. The more they dig, the more they realise that this was not such a good idea. Has Barney Bellew and Hector Hoctor really got something in common? – Well, it just might be that they are both entangled in an ancient curse… Seamus O’Rourke has teamed up…

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