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St. Johns theatre

theatre & ARTS CENTRE              





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September 2017

Fri 1st        The Dubliners Dilemma/ The Life Of Joyce.

Declan Gorman’s show based on James Joyce’s “Dubliner’s” has enthralled audiences nationally and internationally over the past five years.  Now prior to autumn tours in America and India it comes to Listowel.  An added attraction is “ The Life of Joyce” by raconteur, actor and film maker Bernard Deegan, a man with many Listowel connections.  Presented by Co-Motion Media in association with Bachelors Walk Productions.

2nd-30th        Recent Work

A series of mixed media art work by local artist, Liam Brennan.  Opening Sat 2nd at 8pm.  All welcome.

Tues 5th, Wed 6th   The Uncountable Laughter Of The Sea.

A film by Patrick Brendan O Neill, Ballyheigue, a journey through the spirit of abundance in nature.  Filmed in Kerry, this journey follows in the footsteps of our rich cultural heritage which is celebrated and shared with Pádraig Ó Fiannachta, our guide.

Thu 7th        Johnny Carroll and Blue Lace.

Celebrating 60 years in show business, the man with the golden trumpet makes a welcome return with the band from Wexford.

Fri 8th        Owen O Neill – The Red Noise Show

A writer, actor of stage and screen, a stand up comedian and storyteller.  Owen has appeared in Michael Collins and the General and adapted the Shawshank Redemption for the stage as well as winning best actor award for his off Broadway show Absolution.

Wed 20th        The Whistling Girl.

Actress/ Singer Honor Heffernan and keyboard player Trevor Knight present a new cabaret/ speakeasy style show on the poems of Dorothy Parker which Trevor has transformed into songs.  With Garvan Gallagher – bass, Tom Jamieson-drums, Ed Deane-electric guitar, Ciaran Wilde-saxaphones and Bill Blackmore-trumpet.

Thu 21st        The Esposito Quartet

Classical favourites from the works of Mozart, Esposito and Beethoven.

Fri 22nd        Sean Keane in Concert.

This event will be preceded by an art exhibition and a choral recital as part of Culture Night 2017.

Tues 26th        A Man Called Ove – Film Club

Directed by Hannes Holm, a Norway/Sweden film preaching togetherness as the key to happiness and strikes a delicate balance between barking mad comedy and melodrama.  In association with Access Cinema.

Fri 29th        Dubliner’s Women.

A play based on three short stories from James Joyce’s “Dubliners”.  Eveline, Clay and the boarding house shines a light on the lives of women in an old fashion storytelling style that is touching, funny and performed with gusto by a marvellous cast of three, featuring Katie O Kelly, Madi O Carroll and Gordan Quigley.

Sat 30th        Danny O Mahony, Tony Linnane, Mick Conneely

The best of traditional with Danny, All Ireland champion accordion player from Ballyduff, Tony Linnane – fiddle and Mick Conneely – bouzouki and fiddle.