Award-winning writing, direction and a brilliant ensemble from Tipperary woman Orla Murphy – Remember to Breathe – Theatre at The Source Arts Centre in March

Writer and director Orla Murphy draws on her own emigrant experiences in New Zealand.   Remember to Breathe is a play about three people trying to survive the ‘aftershocks’ of the Christchurch earthquake . In a pool in New Zealand, recent emigrant Maeve is learning to swim. Her ‘swimaholic’ coach spurs her on. But even […]

25 years after its first ground breaking tour, Pat McCabe’s ‘Frank Pig Says Hello’ returns to The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Twenty-five years after its first ground breaking tour, Pat McCabe’s FRANK PIG SAYS HELLO returns this Autumn to twenty theatres across Ireland, in a new production that brilliantly captures the legendary original. Desperately funny and yet deeply tragic, FRANK PIG SAYS HELLO is one of the great classics of modern Irish theatre. It tells the […]

Bealtine Festival 2018’s Open Invitation To Celebrate Arts And Creativity

The month of May sees the return of the annual Bealtaine festival, a month-long national celebration of the arts and creativity as a life-long journey. This year the festival is 23 years old but shows no signs of slowing down with its most ambitious programme of events yet. Organised by Age & Opportunity, ‘Be Our […]

Borrisokane Players take on McPherson’s critically acclaimed production of ‘The Weir’ by Conor McPherson

. The Weir has seen both national and international success and won a number of awards including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. It has ran on Broadway, been performed in London and most recently in Dublin. Borrisokane Players are delighted to now stage their production of ‘The Weir’, directed by Tom Hayes […]

John B Keane’s classic play ‘Big Maggie’ at The Source Thurles

The Fionn Mac Cumhaill Players return for the second time this year with John B Keane’s classic play ‘Big Maggie’. Newly widowed, with four children, Maggie Polpin is now ready to take power into her own hands, but at what cost? And what will her children say? This play has it all, revenge, greed and an […]

The Abbey brings educational theatre for schools to The Source Arts Centre

Me, Michael The Abbey Theatre has had a long association with touring nationally and internationally. It first toured in 1905 and we continue to bring the best of Irish theatre around the world.   Me, Michael explores the magic and the intelligence of an imaginative child growing up without a father. By sharing his family […]

Upcoming events at Tipperary Excel Arts Centre

LOTTO LOCAL Don’t forget our fantastic Local Lotto, this week the JACKPOT stands at a whopping€13,500 is for grabs tomorrow…Tickets only €2 can be purchased at Tipperary Excel, Joe Whelans, TIRD Chamber Of Commerce office and also online at Even if you don’t win our jackpot you are still in     Simon Ryan Theatre Events      Friday 7th and Saturday 8th November see local based drama group, The Forge […]

Thriller Play, Little Thing, Big Thing, at The Source Thurles

Commissioned by Fishamble in partnership with the STROLLERS Touring Network Fishamble: The New Play Company is delighted to present the world premiere of a new work by Donal O’Kelly.  In recent years, Fishamble has toured its award winning productions extensively, and this Fishamble commission in partnership with Strollers Touring Network will continue to bring new […]

Hilarious play ‘My Brilliant Divorce’ at Nenagh Arts Centre

Jasango Theatre Company are bringing Geraldine Aron’s riotous comedy ‘My Brilliant Divorce’ to Nenagh Arts Centre on next Wednesday 18th April. Following a two-year Irish tour and award-winning performances in the USA with their show ‘Bombshells’, Jasango present this wittily observant comedy specially for a female audience. The comedy explores what life is like for […]

Brewery Lane Theatre’s production of “Tons of Money” will have you in stitches…

There are no lengths to which some people will not go to acquire money…the Revenue Commissioners will pursue the old age pensioners….the Banks will foreclose on your property….but the characters portrayed in this play, ‘Tons of Money’ has a unique way of laying their hands on the filthy lucre! Adapted by Alan Ayckbourn from a 1920s farce, Tons […]

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