Requiem for Julie

Last night Lucy and I went along to see Requiem for Julie by Sean Purcell at the Hawk's Well Theatre. This musical was unlike anything I've seen before. It told the story of teenager Julie and her struggles to cope with life. I'm not going to tell you too much about the story because if... Continue Reading →

How to Wrestle a Polar Bear

On the last Saturday before Christmas I escaped the hustle and bustle of all the last-minute shoppers and headed down to the The Factory performance space here in Sligo to hear the great explorer Thaddeus M. Whimsicleese (Bob Kelly) tell us all about his adventures. As I walked through the door I was transported to... Continue Reading →

The Second Coming

We took our seats, the lights went down and we saw figures moving across the stage. The lights came up and we saw the dancers. The voice of  Yeats filled the air. “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world” - The Second Coming, W. B. Yeats. The music... Continue Reading →

Return to Jesus Christ Superstar

The fantastic Jesus Christ Superstar performed by The Fun Company Sligo returned to the Hawk's Well Theatre on Tuesday night. I was delighted to go along and see it again and to take some photos. I really can't praise this show highly enough. All the performers are such professionals and it's beautifully choreographed. The singing... Continue Reading →

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