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LINENHALL ARTS CENTRE

Linenhall St, Castlebar, Mayo

T: 094 9023733

E: linenhall@anu.ie

W: www.thelinenhall.com

Thursday 10th December @ 8.00pm

Seamus O’Rourke - Victor’s Dung (The Whole Story)

Victor’s Dung is the comic tale of Victor Maguire, a crude, vul­gar, abrupt, un-PC Cavan farmer who gets a sur­prise one Fri­day morn­ing by way of a phone call from the hospital and the news that he hasn’t long to live. His existence and the existence of a God are brought into question as Victor cartwheels into memory, fantasy, poetry, despair and eventually love… love for his deceased wife Josie, his dog, his rooster, his good friend Fr. Johnny, his eccentric neighbours, but most of all his rural life. Actor and author of the play Seamus O’Rourke once again takes on the role of Victor on his own little farm with its own little dung heap and a variety of animals and characters wonderfully portrayed by two very special actors, Tommy Sharkey and Charles McGuinness. Originally a one-man play with over 130 performances, rave reviews and standing ovations, Victor’s Dung has now been developed and redesigned into a full theatrical production. Hold on to your hats… and your sweets (because there may be Cavan peo­ple in the audi­ence)… this could get messy.

“O’Rourke is a natural storyteller.” – The Edinburgh Fringe

Adm. €16 / €14 (concessions)

The Linenhall Arts Centre acknowledges the financial support of the Arts Council in making this performance possible.

 

SCHOOLS SHOW

Thursday 17th December

Monkeyshine Theatre - Little Light

It is winter and snow covers the land.  Warm in their cozy house, a family waits for the days to grow longer and spring to arrive. But one day the Sun doesn’t rise. When it doesn’t rise the next day or the next and Darkness settles in to stay, they realize someone has stolen the Sun! Follow the exciting story of a little girl’s adventure to bring back the Sun and save her family.

Monkeyshine's spell-binding productions have sold out across the country this year - be sure to book your ticket to avoid disappointment!

Inspired by the children’s story Lucia and The Light, written by Phyllis Root.

Co-Commissioned by The Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire.

“Magical.” – Connacht Tribune

“Delightful.” – Familyfun.ie

“A treat for all ages.” - Caomhan Keane, Entertainment.ie website

NB. Schools booking only. Shows at 10.15am & 12.15pm.

Suitable for 1st – 3rd Classes  Duration: 50 mins

ÁRAS INIS GLUAIRE

Áisleann Bhéal an Mhuirthead, Belmullet, Mayo

T: 097 81079 

Sun 20th                                                2.30om                 Little Gem Puppets  show

 Help us to make make The Wizard of Oz a sellout performance at all 3 shows.

Box Office opens for Parke Musical Society’s production of

The Wizard of Oz.

Show Dates - Friday 11th Dec. + Saturday 12th Dec. @ 8.30pm

and Sunday Matinee 13th Dec. @ 2.30pm.

Box Office now open in Parke Hall. 

Monday all day, Tuesday evenings, 

Saturday afternoons or Sunday mornings. 

And / or at all other times -

Phone 085 1143499 / 086 6000501 - Tickets €10!

Director and Choreographer: Hazel Lloyd!

Musical Director: Rebecca Cresham!

Producers: Breda Morris & Kate Boyle!

https://www.facebook.com/parkemusicalsociety

EMERALD STORM

Tuesday December 29th

Emerald Storm is a vibrant and energetic theatrical style show. Fronted, by four talented and passionate singers, Emerald Storm delivers a unique repertoire of Celtic music and dance. Supported by an accomplished group of musicians and traditional Irish dancers, this exciting new show delivers a subtle blend of Irish music and Celtic mystique. Highlights include, traditional ballads and more contemporary pieces, this electric performance is not to be missed.

Tickets: €20 / 18

Book Online: http://westporttownhall.ticketsolve.com/shows/873542476


News

Awards deadline 2018 announced 

Amateur Drama and Music Assistance Recording Awards and Tyrone Guthrie Residency now open for application for 2018. 

Deadline: 23rd October 2018 at 5pm. 

For more information and application forms go to: Funding Application Form

Mayo Arts Service: T:094 9064376 / 094 9064367, E:mayoarts@mayococo.ie. 


Awards deadline 2018 announced-read the full story.

Mayo County Council Arts Plan 2018 - 2022

Mayo County Council Arts Office is currently developing a new five-year strategic arts plan for the county, which will be produced early next year.

We are actively seeking the views of those involved and interested in the arts, at all levels, within the county. This includes arts venues, festivals, artists, communities and people who use, or who benefit from our service.

We would welcome your contribution. Please complete our Arts Plan questionnaire, link below. (Alternatively you can write, email or phone the arts office. Or you can request a word document of the questionnaire)

Our current arts plan can be viewed here Mayo County Council Strategic Arts Plan 2011-2016

A profile of the services we deliver is available on the website here

Arts Plan Questionnaire

Thank you for your time and interest.

We also have a  questionnaire specifically for young people: Young People Questionnaire

 

Contact Details: Arts Office, Mayo County Council, Áras an Contae, Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Email: mayoarts@mayococo.ie

Phone: 094 90 47558 / 47471

 

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