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This Weekend’s Theatre At Kilkenny Arts Festival

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The opening weekend of the 2010 Kilkenny Arts Festival promises to be a great one for theatre goers with three fantastic shows opening today in a diverse range of venues around the city. Kicking off proceedings at 1pm today is Una McKevitt’s highly lauded Victor and Gord. A bittersweet and heartfelt study of friends and […]

Ciara Donegan

Watergate Productions serve Arsenic and Old Lace

John Morton
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Kilkenny’s grandest theatrical tradition Watergate Productions are serving up their newest production from tonight and it’s a classic. Arsenic and Old Lace is their first offering for 2010 and should prove a fine comedy performed by some of Kilkenny’s finest actors. In recent years Watergate Productions have been striking out with new and different productions […]

Ciara Donegan

Kilkenny Arts Theatre & Dance Line Up A Go Go!

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The entire line up for the theatre and dance strand of this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival was revealed in full Wednesday. And as expected, it’s what’s known as ‘a doozy’. An absolutely fantastic line up which really shows that curator Tom Creed has gotten into his groove with this, his third time at the reins. […]

Ciara Donegan

Shakespeare, Back In The House

John Morton
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This year’s Shakespeare In The House festival will be kicking off this weekend in the fantastic setting of the 16th century Rothe House building on Parliament Street, Kilkenny. We won’t be taking part this year but we will definitely be attending. Produced by Dreamstuff Youth Theatre, the festival sees a series of Shakespeare plays performed […]

Ciara Donegan

Chairmen LMAO Comedy Presents…

John Morton
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Stephen Colfer, erstwhile of this company fame, is promoting a showcase of some of Ireland’s finest up and coming comedian’s this Friday night June 11th. Straight out of The Twisted Pepper in Dublin, Chairmen LMAO Comedy takes to the road and pitches up in a Kilkenny that is still all warmed up from the Cat […]

Ciara Donegan

A Mouse Will ROARRRRR!!!!

John Morton
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Yes, yes it will. This week to be precise. And in the Watergate Theatre no less. As their 10th birthday draws near our old alma mater of Dreamstuff Youth Theatre are presenting their 19th show in that many years. This time they are drawing from the well of political satire and performing The Mouse That […]

Ciara Donegan

Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! Step 4: Serve

John Morton
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And we’re ready to serve to the audience on a big shiny pink theatre plate. The last three weeks have seen us engage in a flurry of rehearsal, promotion, building, finalising, polishing, painting, tweaking, touching up and hammering for our production of Dario Fo’s Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! It’s certainly nothing we’re not used to, […]

Ciara Donegan

Hiding and Seeking!

John Morton
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Looking forward to tomorrow night is exactly what we’re doing, just like this portrait of the cast of Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! as they all sneak around the corner of a pillar, keeping an eye out for well, each other. The shifty shenanigans and madcap marital meltdowns of Dario Fo’s 1974 comedy masterpiece could have […]

Ciara Donegan

Public Enemy No. 4: Hazel Fahy

John Morton
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Hazel Fahy has previously appeared with us in Heart Shaped Vinyl and Cannibal! The Musical. She plays Margherita in Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! 1. What’s been the most enjoyable thing about rehearsals? Being greeted with a cup of tea when you arrive and whatever tasty snack that’s on offer that day. Sometimes it might have […]

Ciara Donegan

Public Enemy No. 1: Ken McGuire

John Morton
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Ken McGuire has previously appeared in Devious Theatre’s productions of Heart Shaped Vinyl, Cannibal! The Musical, Trainspotting, Smitten, The War Of The Worlds, Shakespeare In Bits, Stags and Hens and Accidental Death Of An Anarchist. He plays Giovanni in Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! 1. You play Giovanni. What’s he like Ken? He’s a bastard. He […]

Ciara Donegan