The Ballad of a Care Centre

Riverbank Arts Centre is one of the supporters of The Ballad of a Care Centre, an event taking place in June as part of Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh, to be performed to an audience of older people connected to the Naas area. The Ballad of a Care Centre is a contemporary theatre work for an audience of one, shared …

CONNECTIONS 2021

Riverbank Arts Centre is partnering with NT Connections to showcase plays by three Irish youth theatre companies Dramahouse, Kildare Youth Theatre and Ardclough Youth Theatre from 27-29th May 2021.  Due to Covid restrictions, these plays will be streamed online and they are entirely free to access.  “We are delighted to offer our venue support and Riverbank’s online platforms to three …

SPOTLIGHT ON… Newbridge Drama Group

According to our calendar Newbridge Drama Group is due to be opening a new show this week on the Riverbank stage, but unfortunately due to Covid 19 restrictions we will have to wait! Instead we are having a ‘virtual celebration’ of the company over the next four days, here on our website and our social media channels.  Long time NDG member …

CEOL CONNECTED presents The Far Field – Tradoodle TV

Over the months of May/June, join Ceol Connected’s Thomas Johnston (musician), Emma Fisher (puppeteer), and Thomas Baker (puppeteer) as they present a series of music and puppetry sessions for children ages 3+ and their families based on The Far Field show. In this workshop, join Thomas Johnston ( The Far Field co-creator and performer) to sing some singalong songs that …

Manny Man – from internet sensation to stage show!

Riverbank Arts Centre has a special treat in store for St Patrick’s weekend as it presents a new theatre show that brings you the entire history of Ireland in a hugely entertaining production for the whole family – from 8+ to 80+! Based on his successful YouTube series (this clip alone has over half a million views!)  and published books, …

Young Critics’ Programme at Riverbank Arts Centre

We are delighted to be working with a group of eight talented young critics who are attending and reviewing most of the theatre shows at Riverbank Arts Centre this season and next: Kate Bevan, Jenny Dillon, Becky Donovan, Stephanie Hood, Sinead Mooney, Kai Ryan, Caitlin Smith and Rachel Thornton. This group, drawn from members of Kildare Youth Theatre and Griese …

Special Theatre Offer – Try 3 for €30

To celebrate all the great theatre in our Autumn programme, we are introducing a special ticketing offer to let you see as many shows as possible. Choose ANY THREE of following six fabulous theatre shows and get three tickets for just €30 (or bring a friend and get six tickets and three nights out for €60!). What Good is Looking …