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January 2018

THEATRE: The Time Machine

Wednesday 31st January, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/12

From the creators of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Christmas Gothic, I, Elizabeth, Dalloway, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe and Austen’s Women. 2018: In this age of uncertainty, where the shadows of tyranny, intolerance and war darken the path into tomorrow, how much time do we have left?  If civilisation falls today, what will become of us? Rebecca Vaughan presents Elton Townend Jones’ new and radical interpretation of the HG Wells classic, a Victorian time traveller transcends across the ages from 1900 to our own…

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February 2018

THEATRE: Drinking In America

Thursday 8th February, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€16/€14

Bottom Dog Theatre Company return to Riverbank Arts Centre with Drinking in America. This award winning one man show features acclaimed actor Liam O’Brien playing 12 distinct different roles. From a grasping show-biz hustler; a latter-day Willy Loman on the road; and a ghetto junkie, OBrien presents the most challenging work of a career that has seen him tour worldwide with companies such as Edward Hall’s Propeller, the West End production of The Rat Pack, and of course several years…

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Kildare Youth Theatre presents: The Act of Oblivion

Saturday 10th February, 2018 - 8:00 PM
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One event on Sunday 11th February, 2018 at 8:00pm

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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Kildare Youth Theatre presents: The Act of Oblivion

Sunday 11th February, 2018 - 8:00 PM
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One event on Sunday 11th February, 2018 at 8:00pm

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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THEATRE: Swan Lake/Loch na hEala

Saturday 24th February, 2018 - Sunday 25th February, 2018
Newbridge Town Hall, Main Street
Newbridge, Kildare Ireland
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€25/20

Following a critically acclaimed international tour that included Dublin Theatre Festival; Sadler’s Wells, London and Sydney Opera House, The winner of best production and best costume design at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2017 comes to Newbridge Town Hall for two nights only. From the imagination of one of Ireland’s foremost dance and theatre makers comes a magical adaptation of one of the most famous of all story ballets, Swan Lake.   Michael Keegan-Dolan has forged a searing new vision for…

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March 2018

THEATRE: The Curse of The Button Accordion

Thursday 15th March, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€15/€12

Comedian Sharon Mannion pens a hilarious show based on her worries, fears and adventures growing up in a Roscommon village. Will she live up to the expectations of her ex-showband star father and her Midwest FM radio-loving mother? On receiving a shiny button accordion, Sharon is thrust into the local limelight. But things soon turn sour, when she starts to wonder if Frank the Accordion might have her cursed. Written and Performed by Comedian Sharon Mannion

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THEATRE: What Would Ma Say

Thursday 22nd March, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

What Would Ma Say ,a hilarious play based on the best-seller of the same name. Kathleen Doyle tells the true story of her remarkable family and their exploits growing up in Dublin in the tenements in the 1950’s and her teenage years in Crumlin in the early 1960’s. Kathleen describes Ma as an ordinary woman with very little education behind her.

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THEATRE: Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me

Tuesday 27th March, 2018 - 8:00 PM
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One event on Wednesday 28th March, 2018 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

Adam, an American doctor, Edward, an Irish journalist, and Michael, an English academic, have little to unite them beyond being human in the same small space. Yet somehow, together, they determine to ward off madness and forestall despair.Somewhere lurk their unseen captors yet, in the cell, there are stories of adventure and love, there is song and laughter, and even a surge of writing, cocktail-drinking and movie-making. Inspired by the abduction  of Brian Keenan taken hostage in Lebanon in the…

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THEATRE: Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me

Wednesday 28th March, 2018 - 8:00 PM
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One event on Wednesday 28th March, 2018 at 8:00pm

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

Adam, an American doctor, Edward, an Irish journalist, and Michael, an English academic, have little to unite them beyond being human in the same small space. Yet somehow, together, they determine to ward off madness and forestall despair.Somewhere lurk their unseen captors yet, in the cell, there are stories of adventure and love, there is song and laughter, and even a surge of writing, cocktail-drinking and movie-making. Inspired by the abduction  of Brian Keenan taken hostage in Lebanon in the…

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April 2018

THEATRE: From Under The Bed

Thursday 5th April, 2018 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€18/€16

Seamus O’Rourke once again brings us a story full of heartache and humour, as a pair of aging, rural, bachelor brothers arrive at a point in their lives, where decisions have to be made about certain things… well the buying of a television for one… and one subject leads to another and the next thing, they’re bringing up all kinds of ‘auld shite’ that could have been left under the bed along with everything else.

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