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December 2021

LOCAL ARTS: Newbridge Drama Group – 4 One-Act Plays

Wednesday 1st December, 2021 - 20:00 - Saturday 4th December, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

Newbridge Drama Group present four One-Act Plays - We Three by Olwen Wymark, Jimmy Shoe by Derek Egan, The Zoo Story by Edward Albee and Mary Lambert RIP by Siobhán Wright. We Three: A one act play written by Olwen Wymark Two women arrive for a rendez-vous but the third person they are expecting doesn't appear. Instead a girl that they don't know arrives, but she knows them. Who is she? Who are they? All is finally revealed. Cast: Em - Jenny…

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THEATRE: Heather by Thomas Eccleshare

Thursday 9th December, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€16/€14

A reclusive writer. A massive bestseller. A dark secret. What are you willing to forget? What are you willing to forgive? A reclusive children’s writer becomes wildly successful. Her books are treasured across the country. But when a troubling narrative starts to unfold, we find ourselves asking: what matters more, the storyteller or the story? HEATHER is a short, sharp play about language, prejudice and the power of stories. After two highly successful 3-week runs at Bewley’s Cafe Theatre and…

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January 2022

THEATRE: The Handyman by Seamus O’Rourke

Saturday 22nd January, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16

Hugh Spotten is the local Handyman. He is about to receive an award for his contribution to the community... but all is not what it seems in a small town, falling in on itself. Seamus O’Rourke explores friendship, relationships and how best to get noticed on your last day. The Handyman is hilariously funny, yet a poignant poetic look at small-town life in rural Ireland. Written and performed by Seamus O'Rourke Seamus O’Rourke is an award-winning writer, director and actor…

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February 2022

THEATRE: Falling Through the Universe – a staging of James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’

Thursday 3rd February, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€15/€12

FALLING THROUGH THE UNIVERSE a staging of  JAMES JOYCE’s “THE DEAD” framed in a personal memoir Written and performed by Declan Gorman On a Winter’s night in 1982, a young Irish emigrant borrows an English language book from a library in Munich.  He reads it over one evening. The course of his life is changed… Forty years later, he walks onto a stage to recreate the magic of that night and perform one of the greatest short stories ever written in the English…

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April 2022

THEATRE: Making a Mark

Friday 1st April, 2022 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 2nd April, 2022 at 14:00

One event on Saturday 2nd April, 2022 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16 (Matinee €14)

Mark has competed in the World Games, played King Lear before, packed houses and packed bags for 20 years in Tesco’s... But that’s not even half the story. Part live interview, part self-led confessional, this is Mark’s life and he’s ready to take a seat at the table. Ambition, disruption, grief and frustration. He hopes this show will be the making of him. Are you ready for what he has to say? Following a sell out premiere production at the Dublin…

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THEATRE: Making a Mark

Saturday 2nd April, 2022 - 14:00
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One event on Saturday 2nd April, 2022 at 14:00

One event on Saturday 2nd April, 2022 at 14:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16 (Matinee €14)

Mark has competed in the World Games, played King Lear before, packed houses and packed bags for 20 years in Tesco’s... But that’s not even half the story. Part live interview, part self-led confessional, this is Mark’s life and he’s ready to take a seat at the table. Ambition, disruption, grief and frustration. He hopes this show will be the making of him. Are you ready for what he has to say? Following a sell out premiere production at the Dublin…

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THEATRE: Making a Mark

Saturday 2nd April, 2022 - 20:00
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One event on Saturday 2nd April, 2022 at 14:00

One event on Saturday 2nd April, 2022 at 20:00

Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€18/€16 (Matinee €14)

Mark has competed in the World Games, played King Lear before, packed houses and packed bags for 20 years in Tesco’s... But that’s not even half the story. Part live interview, part self-led confessional, this is Mark’s life and he’s ready to take a seat at the table. Ambition, disruption, grief and frustration. He hopes this show will be the making of him. Are you ready for what he has to say? Following a sell out premiere production at the Dublin…

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