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The Weir

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Date: Fri 1 September - Sat 2 September / Ticket Price: €16.00 - €18.00

The Weir

Fri 1 September - Sat 2 September
The Weir by Conor McPherson presented by Decadent Theatre Company and The Lyric Theatre Fri 1st & Sat 2nd Sept 8pm €18/€16 On a stormy night in Brendan’s pub, isolated above a Leitrim town, the men are gathering for their [...]

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Padraic Colum Gathering

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Date: Fri 8 September / Ticket Price: €0.00

Padraic Colum Gathering

Fri 8 September
Padraic Colum Cruinniú/Gathering presented by Creative Ireland Longford Padraic Colum Fri 8th Sept 8pm We are delighted to be hosting the launch of the first Padraic Colum Cruinniú this September. This exciting new festival to celebrate one of Longford’s greatest [...]

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Anam

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Date: Thu 14 September / Ticket Price: €20.00

Anam

Thu 14 September
Anam Thurs 14th Sept 8pm €20 A fundraising event for Longford Slashers Ladies & Minor Clubs Anam brings together the skills of five world-class step dancers from the US, Canada and Ireland in an exhilarating fusion of hard shoe step [...]

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Humours of Bandon

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Date: Fri 15 September / Ticket Price: €14.00 - €16.00

Humours of Bandon

Fri 15 September
The Humours of Bandon ‘Don’t be afraid of that floor, hammer it!’ On the eve of the Irish Open championship, we meet Annie, a 16 year old Dubliner, as she charts us through the various successes and disappointments of her [...]

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DNA

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Date: Thu 21 September - Sat 23 September / Ticket Price: €8.00 - €12.00

DNA

Thu 21 September - Sat 23 September
DNA presented by Backstage Theatre Canal Studio productions in assoc with Backstage Youth Theatre by Dennis Kelly, Directed by Maisie Lee Thurs 21st – Sat 23rd Sept 8pm €12/€8 A group of teenagers are messing in the woods when things [...]

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Ger Carey Live

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Date: Mon 25 September - Wed 4 October / Ticket Price: €10.00

Ger Carey Live

Mon 25 September - Wed 4 October
Ger Carey Live Mon 25th Sept & Wed 4th Oct 11 am €10 Booking direct with Ger 059-9141333 or Ger@gercarey.com Ger Carey is back with his hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. By secretly observing his subjects in [...]

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To Hell in a Handbag

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Date: Thu 28 September / Ticket Price: €14.00 - €16.00

To Hell in a Handbag

Thu 28 September
To Hell in a Handbag The Secret Lives of Canon Chasuble and Miss Prism Helen Norton & Jonathan White While others are preoccupied with cucumber sandwiches and railway cloakrooms, two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest are up [...]

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Mary Coughlan

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Date: Fri 29 September / Ticket Price: €20.00 - €22.50

Mary Coughlan

Fri 29 September
Mary Coughlan Fri 29th Sept 8pm €22.50/€20 Mary Coughlan has often been described as the greatest female vocalist and interpreter of songs that Ireland has ever produced proudly standing alongside, the iconic giants of jazz on both sides of the [...]

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The Whistling Girl

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Date: Sat 30 September / Ticket Price: €15.00

The Whistling Girl

Sat 30 September
The Whistling Girl The acclaimed Irish duo of singer and actress Honor Heffernan and composer/ keyboard player Trevor Knight proudly present their new Cabaret/Speakeasy-style show, “The Whistling Girl”. Trevor Knight has transformed the poems of Dorothy Parker into songs, using [...]

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Fields

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Date: Sat 7 October / Ticket Price: €10.00

Fields

Sat 7 October
Fields FIELDS are Seán O’Brien, Emmet Casey, Killian Leahy and Des Brodie. Formed as a full collective in 2016, the alternative-folk quartet have impressed audiences across the country at high profile showcases with a sound that marries the intimacy of [...]

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The Successful TD

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Date: Wed 11 October / Ticket Price: €18.00 - €20.00

The Successful TD

Wed 11 October
The Successful TD The Successful TD by John B Keane. Wed 11th Oct 8pm €20/18 Starring Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy Directed by Michael Scott Written by John B Keane in 1967 he displays his edge for humor and satire [...]

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Pat Shortt - How's Tings

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Date: Sat 14 October / Ticket Price: €28.00

Pat Shortt - How's Tings

Sat 14 October
Pat Shortt - How's Things? Sat 14 Oct 8pm €28 The brand new show from Pat Shortt. Fresh from the success of his award-winning show, Selfie (“Dangerously funny.” - onstageblog.com, New York) Pat Shortt returns with a brand new show [...]

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An Evening of One Acts

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Date: Fri 20 October - Sat 21 October / Ticket Price: €10.00

An Evening of One Acts

Fri 20 October - Sat 21 October
An Evening of One Acts presented by BTG Fri 20th & Sat 21st Oct 8pm €10 After bringing us their production of "The Accused" last year, Longford's drama group will be returning to their traditional One Act offering this October. [...]

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The Shape of Things

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Date: Tue 24 October / Ticket Price: €5.00

The Shape of Things

Tue 24 October
The Shape of things Presented by Starcatchers & Branar Téatar do Pháistí present as part of Aisling Children's Festival Tues 24th Oct 10am & 12pm €5 Created by Ailie Cohen & Marc Mac Lochlainn The world all around us is [...]

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The Secret Garden

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Date: Wed 25 October / Ticket Price: €5.00

The Secret Garden

Wed 25 October
The Secret Garden Presented by Broken Crow as part of Aisling Children's Festival Wed 25th Oct 11am & 6:30pm €5 This Autumn audiences will be treated to a new theatrical adaptation of Francis Hodgson Burnett’s well loved classic, for people [...]

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Me, Sara

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Date: Thu 26 October / Ticket Price: €5.00

Me, Sara

Thu 26 October
Me, Sara Presented by The Abbey Theatre as part of Aisling Children's Festival Thurs 26th Oct 10am & 12pm €5 Me, Sara is based on the character of Sara Tansey from Synge’s Playboy of the Western World. Specially created for [...]

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Jackula

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Date: Fri 27 October / Ticket Price: €5.00

Jackula

Fri 27 October
Jackula Presented as part of Aisling Children's Festival Fri 27thth Oct 7pm €5 Being a vampire sucks, but being Dracula's younger brother is driving Jackula batty. Join Jackula on a spooktacular quest to to step out of his older brother's [...]

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Don't Stop Believin'

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Date: Wed 1 November - Sun 5 November / Ticket Price: €15.00

Don't Stop Believin'

Wed 1 November - Sun 5 November
Don't Stop Believing Wed 1st - Sun 5th Nov Wed-Sat 7:30pm Additional matinee on Sat at 2:30pm Sun 5:30pm €15 Tickets on sale Oct 2nd Evolution Stage School Longford return with another action packed show that will sell out like [...]

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Stars...In My Eye!

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Date: Fri 10 November - Sat 11 November / Ticket Price: €20.00

Stars...In My Eye!

Fri 10 November - Sat 11 November
Stars...In My Eye Fri 10th – Sat 11th Nov 8pm €20 A FUNdraising event for Backstage Theatre It’s BACK!!! Even bigger and better than before, we are getting set unleash the inner divas and divos of Longford’s finest! This November [...]

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In A Hoop

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Date: Fri 17 November / Ticket Price: €14.00 - €16.00

In A Hoop

Fri 17 November
In A Hoop Written by Darren Yorke. Directed by Sarah Bradley. Starring Kate Finegan. A beautiful, brave and boisterous production that pushes the boundaries of a 'One Woman Show' into the realms of a 'One Woman Circus'. Kitty (played by [...]

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Emer Barry

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Date: Sat 18 November / Ticket Price: €17.00 - €20.00

Emer Barry

Sat 18 November
Emer Barry Sat 18th Nov 8pm €20/€17 Emer Barry's debut album 'Storyteller' was officially launched in the National Concert Hall in July to rave reviews. She now brings the album and the show to Longford for the first time and [...]

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When We Were Tops

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Date: Thu 23 November - Sat 25 November / Ticket Price: €10.00 - €12.00

When We Were Tops

Thu 23 November - Sat 25 November
When We Were Tops presented by Longford variety group 8pm Thurs 23rd Nov €10 & Fri 24th & Sat 25th Nov €12/€10 A musical and dance trip down memory lane reliving those magical tops moments. Featuring songs from some of [...]

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Star of the Sea

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Date: Wed 29 November / Ticket Price: €16.00 - €18.00

Star of the Sea

Wed 29 November
Star of the Sea "A lesson in theatre magic ... captures an extraordinary and devastating story" Irish Daily Mail In the winter of 1847 the famine ship Star of the Sea sets sail for the Promised Land. Among the passengers [...]

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Longford Live and Local - Classical

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Date: Fri 1 December / Ticket Price: €20.00

Longford Live and Local - Classical

Fri 1 December
Longford Live and Local Fri 1st Dec 8pm €20 Longford Live and Local return with a night of the classics...featuring Soprano Emer Barry accompanied on the night by Fintan Farrelly, Concert pianist Peter Regan and and internationally acclaimed Soprano Regina [...]

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Mick Flavin

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Date: Sat 2 December / Ticket Price: €17.00 - €20.00

Mick Flavin

Sat 2 December
Mick Flavin Sat 2nd December 8pm €20/€17 Mick Flavin is bringing his Country Music 30th anniversary year to a close with a celebratory concert in Backstage. The year had all kinds of highs including the live recording of his concert [...]

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All Wrapped Up

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Date: Fri 8 December / Ticket Price: €0.00

All Wrapped Up

Fri 8 December
All Wrapped up Fri 8th Dec 1:30pm presented by St. Christopher’s service Over 100 performers come together to deliver a seasonal performance of dance, drama and music in a show not to be missed. Admission is at your discretion but [...]

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How's your Father?

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Date: Sat 9 December / Ticket Price: €25.00

How's your Father?

Sat 9 December
How's Your Father? "How's Your Father?" is a non-stop, laugh a minute riot of craic, confusion and constant laughter! It's the hilarious brand new comedy play from the cream of Irish comedy! Father and son team, Conal and Rory Gallen [...]

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Romeo & Juliet

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Date: Tue 12 December / Ticket Price: €16.00 - €20.00

Romeo & Juliet

Tue 12 December
Presented by Ballet Ireland Based on Shakespeare's tale of the star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet is one of the greatest love stories of all time. Against a backdrop of ancient feuds and gang warfare, the ill-fated young couple falls hopelessly [...]

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Swing Cats

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Date: Sun 17 December / Ticket Price: €12.00 - €20.00

Swing Cats

Sun 17 December
Swing Cats The Story of Swing Sun 17th Dec 8pm €20 The Story of Swing... Performed by The Swing Cats!! Live at The Backstage Theatre this December!! A musical timeline of swing classics from the 1920's to the modern day. [...]

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