Granary Theatre will be holding auditions for the upcoming production of PUNK ROCK, a contemporary and unnerving piece by British playwright Simon Stephens. Based on his own experience as a teacher, Stephens describes PUNK ROCK as ‘The History Boys on crack’. Exploring the story of seven students as they face up to the pressures of teenage […]
Following last week’s wonderful production CLOWNS ON FIRE, we spoke with Mike Ryan – artistic director for Cork-based company Ferocious Composure. Part cabaret, part existential crisis – this production delved into the topic of modern dating, examining how relationships have adapted or failed to adapt in our digital age. Devised from a combination of personal anecdotes and collected video interviews, […]
Following last week’s production THE TALE OF THE ANCIENT LIGHTS, we spoke with performer Riuchi on his approach to creating theatre. His award-winning one-man show won Best Performance and Best Lighting at the Galway Fringe Festival 2014. Described by the Irish Times as “an intriguing synthesis of technology by a skilled and imaginative performer”, Riuchi’s […]
Ahead of opening night, we spoke with renowned choreographer Luke Murphy about THE DUST WE RAISED, a new dance piece premiering in the Granary Theatre, presented in conjunction with Firkin Crane. Examining humanity’s leaps forward in both science and medicine, this production is a highly physical exploration into our modern world. Quiet yet furious, THE DUST WE RAISED inhabits a […]
Granary Theatre is delighted to announce a new performance project, which is open to all registered UCC Students. We are looking for actors and other performers to join us. The Performance Initiative is basically a resident Theatre Company in the Granary Theatre, who will work together for approximately a six month period (Nov 2015 – […]
DRAMAT – UCC’s Drama Society are busy in rehearsal for number of plays to grace the Granary Stage this Term. 18-24th October: Short Play Festival 25th-31st October: The Overcoat, directed by Isabelle Hanrahan 15-21st November: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, directed by Aoife Marie O’Donnell 22nd – 28 November: The Gigli Concert, directed by […]
Dramsoc National University of Ireland, Galway are delighted to present Seduced. Reclusive billionaire Henry Hackamore has lived alone for 21 years with only his loyal bodyguard, Raul, at his side. Henry, realizing that he is coming to the end of his life has called two beautiful women from his past in order to save him […]
Kenneth’s life revolves around two things: food & sex. He left his wife of 19 years, Hilary, for Laura. Hilary was great in the kitchen but their sex life was non-existent. The sex with Laura is great but she cannot cook to save her life.
An unlikely quartet of characters play at happy families for one hot summer, but ravenous need impinges on the make believe, and cracks start to show.
Terminus is fast paced, bold, engaging and exciting: a play for contemporary society which takes a fearless look at darker aspects of experience and catapults audiences into the territory of heaven, hell, angels and demons.