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September 2017

THEATRE: Humours of Bandon

Thursday 21st September, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/12

Fishamble: The New Play Company presents THE HUMOURS OF BANDON Written & performed by Margaret McAuliffe Directed by Stefanie Preissner Set Design by David Fagan Lighting Design by Eoin Winning Script Development by Gavin Kostick Dramaturgical Assistant Jo Halpin Produced by Eva Scanlan ‘Don’t be afraid of that floor, hammer it!’ On the eve of the Irish Open championship, we meet Annie, a 16 year old Dubliner, as she charts us through the various successes and disappointments of her Irish Dancing…

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THEATRE: To Hell In A Handbag

Wednesday 27th September, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€16/14

While others are preoccupied with cucumber sandwiches and railway cloakrooms, two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest are up to their necks in something else. A country rector and a governess, models of Victorian propriety in public. But in private? This is the play behind the play: a tale of blackmail, false identity … and money.

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Ireland, Shed A Tear?

Thursday 28th September, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Written to commemorate the first anniversary of the Carrickmines tragedy, Ireland Shed a Tear? is a new play by acclaimed writer and actor, Michael Collins (Pavee Lackeen, Killinaskully, Glenroe, King of the Travellers). Using song and poetry, it portrays the life experiences of one Traveller family, while engaging the wider community in a dynamic and lighthearted way. In the aftermath of the fire that claimed the lives of ten members of the Connors and Gilbert families, including a pregnant mother,…

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October 2017

THEATRE: Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

Saturday 21st October, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€20/18

Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley. Crean’s story is a testament of human fortitude against all the elements of the Antarctic, his 36 mile, solitary trek to base camp during the Terra Nova expedition to rescue his comrades Teddy Evans and William Lashly has been described by Antarctic historians as “the finest feat of individual heroism from the entire age of exploration”.…

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November 2017

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Friday 10th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday 11th November, 2017

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

The Odd Theatre Company is proud to present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy. This hilarious show follows the fortunes of an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents (all played by adults), who vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of obscure words hoping to never hear the crushing"ding" of the bell that signals a…

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Saturday 11th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday 11th November, 2017

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

The Odd Theatre Company is proud to present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy. This hilarious show follows the fortunes of an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents (all played by adults), who vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of obscure words hoping to never hear the crushing"ding" of the bell that signals a…

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Star Of The Sea

Saturday 18th November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16

In the winter of 1847 the famine ship Star of the Sea sets sail for the Promised Land. Among the passengers are a maidservant, a ruined lord, and a ruthless murderer. Moving between the wild landscape of Connemara, grimy London streets, and the claustrophobic confines of the famine ship, this sweeping production charts the lives of the three characters, from the childhoods that shaped them to their final, fateful journey. Told through Moonfish's signature style of bi-lingual theatre, the journey…

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The Good Father

Thursday 23rd November, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16

New Year’s Eve. A house party like any other, in a suburb like any other. Two very different strangers meet, each looking for a new start and to shake off the disappointments of the past. But champagne, cheap lager and their chance encounter leads this unlikely couple to an unplanned pregnancy. Against all odds, can they make their newfound family a success? Winner of the Stewart Parker Award, this heartfelt, moving drama charts their journey of love, loss, and redemption.…

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