Jason Byrne in the Theatre Royal (Tuesday 1st of January 2013 – Tuesday 1st of January 2013)
Jason Byrne’s head is full again … Full of madness … It needs to be emptied.
Join Ireland most prolific lunatic as he attempts to empty his head quicker than it can fill up again. He has to make room or something’s going to give. Have you ever seen a head explode … this might be your only chance. Stay in the castle and relax before the madness that is Jason Byrne.
Neil Delamere in the Theatre Royal (Saturday 5th of January 2013 – Saturday 5th of January 2013)
Following his sold out performance last year Neil Delamere returns with a brilliant new show. In DelaMere Mortal the writer and presenter of the IFTA award-winning The Only Viking in the Village and star of RTE’s The Panel, BBC’s Fighting Talk and Channel 4’s Stand Up for the Week wonders why everything he thought he knew has changed and why trampolines aren’t always a good idea. Catch one of the country’s finest comedians at his hilarious best.
Shakespeare Sessions in Garter Lane (Macbeth, Monday 21st of January 2013, Romeo & Juliet, Tuesday 22nd of January 2013, The Merchant of Venice, Tuesday 22nd of January)
The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of the plays that include a scholarly review clarifying the main themes and topics as well as discussions with the students and opportunities for participation. The primary goal of the Shakespeare Sessions is to help Junior Cert and Leaving Cert learners in their understanding of Shakespeare’s masterpieces.
Symphony Club of Waterford in the Theatre Royal (Saturday 26th of January 2013 – Saturday 26th of January 2013)
The Symphony Club of Waterford are delighted to present The Band of the First Southern Brigade in Concert. No strangers to Waterford over the years, this elite band of musicians of the Defence Forces will perform a wide selection of music from the Overture to Maritana, Benny Goodman, great march favourites, vocal hits to a Musical Celebration for Australia Day which falls on the 26th Jan. Directed by Capt. Brian Prendergast this is a concert not to be missed.
La Bayadere Bolshoi Ballet Live screening (Sunday 27th of January 2013 – 27th of January 2013)
Another of the great ballets of the Russian tradition, La Bayadere (the Temple Dancer) is an exotic story of love and intrigue in India. Nikiya, a young temple dancer, swears her love to a young warrior. The High Brahmin wants Nikiya for himself and tells the all-powerful Rajah about the affair. The Rajah had decided that the warrior would marry his own daughter, so he makes a deadly intervention….