Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Performance art news

Performance art news

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

  St Gabriel’s comedy classic CHANGING Times Theatre Company and staff at St Gabriel’s School, Dooradoyle are new associates for an evening of theatre this Friday June 21. Taking place at South Court Hotel in Raheen from 8.30pm, supporters can anticipate the show, ‘The Worst Day of my Life’, a supper buffet, The Great Padini […]

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Summer Solstice Fest at Lough Gur

Summer Solstice Fest at Lough Gur

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted on June 21, 2013 by Rose Rushe THE longest day of the year arriving brings with it a pang of angst with the  realisation that calendar has tipped towards wonder. Blow off the blues at Lough Gur Summer Solstice Festival, opening this Thursday 20 and running to Tuesday 25, where this 8,000 year old […]

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Conversations on a Homecoming

Conversations on a Homecoming

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

GARRY Hynes, a native of Ballaghdereen in  Roscommon, was the first woman to receive a Tony award (1998)  on Broadway for Best Direction of a play. Her coup then was ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’, Martin McDonagh’s  take on a life blighted by a devouring mother . It was Hynes who moulded its foul and […]

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Chamber music fest by Lough Derg

Chamber music fest by Lough Derg

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

  FESTIVAL fever in the Mid West is fuelled further by the inaugural Killaloe Music Festival, established this year by local musical lights. Opening on Friday June 14 and with a concert each day until Sunday 16, ‘the Viennese phenomenon’ theme will be played out by terrifically talented artists. Founding father of this Killaloe fest […]

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Colm Wilkinson concerts for mid-summer

Colm Wilkinson concerts for mid-summer

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

COLM Wilkinson is a direct sort of chap. He has done his thinking, 40 years into a career that dazzles on stage and on screen as one of the ‘five greatest voices in the world’ (nod to Rolling Stone magazine). His over-arching view of what counts is worth the listen. He comes to UCH on […]

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Listowel Writers, VTOS arts, Commedia dell’Arte

Listowel Writers, VTOS arts, Commedia dell’Arte

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Writers for Listowel THE 42nd Listowel Writers’ Week rolls into the June bank holiday from Wednesday 29 to Sunday June 2, presenting some of the world’s finest writers. Chairman Sean Lyons reports  a panel comprised of Colum McCann, Colm Toibín,  Thomas Keneally, Andrew Moore, Nadeem Aslam, Dermot Bolger, Marina Chapman, Emma Donoghue, Honor Donohoe, Robin […]

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Limerick man sings with Three Sopranos

Limerick man sings with Three Sopranos

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

  ‘THE Three  Sopranos Summer Gala’ is coming our way with a UCH date booked for Thursday June 6. Irish sopranos Celine Byrne, Regina Nathan and Cara O’Sullivan are touring with RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in a novel combination of diva(s) and orchestra in tandem with RTE’s  ‘Sing with the Sopranos’ search. It will be […]

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Evening departure for Lunchtime Theatre Savoy

Evening departure for Lunchtime Theatre Savoy

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

  PAYDAY Productions, behind Lunchtime Theatre at Savoy Hotel monthly, clinched their first year anniversary by announcing a move to evening theatre. Previously, a 6pm slot (TeaTime Theatre) for the 1pm show had been introduced for the overspill of fans pursuing this keen suite of professional, compact plays in this intimate hotel platform. The new […]

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‘Oliver Reed – Wild Thing’

‘Oliver Reed – Wild Thing’

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

  “OLIVER Reed – Wild Thing” is a play that Arts page flagged a month back when Reed’s eldest son Mark was around to launch a tour of this one-man spectacular. Mark Reed did not originate the play but rather, was so taken by work he saw by actor-writer Rob Crouch and producer/writer Mike Davis […]

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A homecoming for DruidMurphy

A homecoming for DruidMurphy

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

DRUID’S relationship of three decades with Tom Murphy is the bedrock for acclaimed productions coming to Lime Tree Theatre, June 18 to 22. DruidMurphy is the production company behind ‘Conversations on a Homecoming’ (1985) and ‘Whistle in the Dark’ (1961), and there are co-producers to this juggernaut that has played to 30,000+ already. Interest is […]

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