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St. Johns theatre

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April 2018




Thu 5th – Mon 9th

SOLO RUN


A new and extended version of Tony Guerin’s play which premiered at St. John’s in 2002.  Full of lively and colourful dialogue and larger than life characters, the play focuses on an event in Listowel in the late 1940’s.  Presented by The Lartigue Theatre Company and directed by Denis O’Mahony the cast features:  Mike Moriarty, John Looney, Con Kirby, Robert Bunyan, Laura Shine, Margaret Murphy, Lucille O’Sullivan and Emer O’Neill.




Tues 10th

THE PARTY – FILM CLUB


A politicians soirée quickly descends into farce.  Directed by Sally Potter, the cast features Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas and Patricia Clarkson in a sharply observed study of love and politics.  In association with Access Cinema




Wed 11th

REDMOND O’TOOLE, 8 STRING BRAHMS GUITAR


The programme will feature works by Mertz, Bach, Haydn, Rodrigo, Ponce and Domeniconi.




Feb 13th

EAST OF MONROE


The best of American Country and Bluegrass featuring a six piece band from Virginia and Maryland playing banjo, fiddles, guitar, mandolin and base.




Sat 14th – Sat 28th

AWAKENING


The Blue Umbrella Gallery artists are delighted to come together again in Listowel for their new exhibition.  Opening at 8pm on Saturday 14th April.  All welcome.




Wed 18th

THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL


With Bríd Harper – Donegal fiddle player, Tony O’Connell – concertina and Cyril O’Donoghue – guitar, bouzouki and vocals.




Fri 20th – Tues 24th

MANY YOUNG MEN OF TWENTY


B. Keane’s timeless comedy on poverty and emigration in the1950’s rural Ireland has an enduring relevance for the present day.  The cast features:  Annette O’Donnell, Catriona Dillon, Tommy Denihan, Lal Browne, Batt O’Keeffe, Barry Francis, Margaret Flavin, Jack McKenna, Gearóid O’Connor, Rebecca Stapleton, Frances Kennedy, Conor Foley, Oliver McGrath and Sonny Egan.




Wed 25th

8 STRINGS 2 A BOW – COONEY PEREGRINE DUO


Celebrated Irish classical musicians, Elizabeth Cooney – violin and Gerald Peregrine – cello, will perform masterworks from the classical repertoire as well as works by Irish composers.




Fri 27th

DON BAKER AND ROB STRONG BAND


Irish legends celebrate 50 years on the road with a new album they have recorded together.




Mon 30th – Fri 4th May

ART AND DESIGN EXHIBITION


An exhibition of work by the QQI Level 5 Art Design and Portfolio students currently in attendance at North Kerry College of Further Education.  The collection ranges from painting and drawing to sculpture, batik and design work.