Roscommon Arts Centre to Present THE STORY OF JOE DOLAN & More in Coming Weeks
The Roscommon Arts Theatre offers an array of activities from theatre to dance. Look below to see their upcoming programming.
My Brother Joe - The Story Of Joe Dolan, one of Ireland's greatest showmen! - starring Ben Dolan
For the second year in a row and following a phenomenal response last year, My Brother Joe returns to Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday 7th February for one night only. Throughout his singing career his energetic and charismatic stage performances thrilled audiences throughout the world. This is the story of Joe Dolan in words and music from his first hit "The Answer To Everything" and all the hits in between, right through his amazing career.
Joe's brother Ben shared the stage with his younger brother for 47 fun-filled years. Who better than Ben to tell the stories behind Joe's songs, and highlight Joe's successful singing career. The show also features Ben's daughter Sandra, his two Sons, Adrian and Ray and their band Karen and The Dolans, and also, The Original Joe Dolan Backing Band. 'No Show Like A Joe Show' was the catchphrase used to describe Joe's live shows - 'My Brother Joe' hopes to do the same and have you singing along to all those famous Joe's hits! Tickets are priced at €25/€22.50 and are available through Roscommon Arts Centre's box office on 090 6625824 or online www.roscommonartscentre.ie
LIZ ROCHE COMPANY Present INTERLOPER
Interloper [in-ter-loh-per]: a person who becomes involved in a place or situation where they are not wanted or are considered not to belong.
Leading Irish dance company Liz Roche Company are bringing their new work, Interloper, to Roscommon Arts Centre on Saturday 15th February. The work features dancers Liz Roche and Henry Montes, actress Caitríona Ní Mhurchú and drummer Bryan O'Connell, with lighting from Lee Curran and set & costume design by Joe Vanek.
This eclectic cast of individuals comes together to perform a quirky and heartfelt dance piece that explores identity and belonging. Interloper highlights the bonds we make and break on a daily basis, and how we try to balance what we want with the desires of those around us.
We all question our place amongst people and wonder if we truly belong. Who decides if we belong or not? Isn't there something life-affirming in deciding not to listen to your doubting inner voice, but instead to jump into each new situation not knowing what treasures you might find?
Liz says of this experience, "As a group of performers brought together specifically for this show, we all genuinely felt like interlopers at various points along the way, questioning our place in the piece and wondering if we belonged. The inspirations for Interloper have come from so many different places - Dublin's screaming seagulls, the yearning in Neil Young's songs, timeless Chekov, hilarious and heart-breaking personal stories among the cast and crew, giddy morning walks on Foley St, the list goes on...Interloper has evolved from all of these places..."
PERFORMANCE AND TICKET DETAILS:
Roscommon Arts Centre Saturday 15th February, 8pm
Booking: 090 66 25 824 | www.roscommonartscentre.ie
Prices: €14 / €12 concession
The Fureys and Davey Arthur play a SOLD OUT gig
The Fureys and Davey Arthur are looking forward to a Sold Out gig in Roscommon Arts Centre, Friday 21st February. There are currently no tickets available for this concert, however anyone interested in adding their name to a waiting list should contact Roscommon Arts Centre's box office on 090 6625824.
Tickets for the upcoming concert by Johnny McEvoy on Friday 21st March at selling fast. Tickets priced at €25 are available through Roscommon Arts Centre's box office 090 6625824 or online at www.roscommonartscentre.ie