Wednesday 15 August 2018

New season delights at the Hawk's Well Theatre

The Hawk's Well Theatre's programme for May - August 2018 is out now and brochures are currently available to pick up throughout the Sligo region and can also be viewed online on the theatre's website.

There is plenty of choice for theatre lovers. Seamus O'Rourke returns with Big Guerilla Productions on Wednesday 2nd of May and a story 'From Under the Bed' full of heartache and humour, as a pair of aging, rural bachelor brothers arrive at a point in their lives where decisions have to be made about certain things. Acclaimed actress Mary Murray (Love/Hate) visits the theatre on Wednesday 9th of May with the play 'No Smoke without Fire'. This comic drama is full of sharp Dublin wit and tells the story of Larry, the cash, the camper van and the deceased husband.

Hawk's Well Theatre Artist in Residence Bob Kelly presents the final work-in-progress of his residency on Tuesday 15th of May at 8pm. Entitled Daywreckers, it tells the story of Murphy who is going to propose to his ex-girlfriend. The theatre presents a series of witty, lunchtime episodes of the old time radio sitcom favourite Easy Aces as lunchtime theatre throughout the summer on Wednesday 16 May, 27 June and 25 July at 12.45pm with lunch €5 available from 12.15pm. Rise Productions present a play called 'The Good Father' on Wednesday 23rd of May at 8pm. This heartfelt, moving drama charts a journey of love, loss and redemption.

Ibsen's 'A Doll's House' is presented on Wednesday 30th of May in a new adaptation from Theatrical Niche Ltd who use verbatim and emotive choreography to rocket Ibsen's classic tale into a modern re-telling.

Breda Cashe Productions presents Maeve Binchy's last novel Minding Frankie on Friday 1st of June. Noel struggles to be the best mother he can be but most prove that he can fill a woman's shoes and break all the stereotypes.

Caroline Burns Cooke presents her award winning one woman show And The Rope Still Tugging her Feet on Friday 15th of June at 12.45pm as lunchtime theatre. Inspired by the Kerry Babies scandal of 1984, when a young Kerry woman was falsely accused of murdering her baby and subsequently vilified for her immortality and tormented by the State and Church. White Cobra Productions present Justin Boucher's classic piece of theatre Scaramouche Jones on Wednesday 20 June at 8pm.

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