Coming attractions at Roscommon Arts Centre

After the huge success of last week’s Roscommon Drama Festival there are even more treats in store at the arts centre this April. Kicking off the month is Roscommon Drama Group with a series of one-act plays to keep you entertained from Thursday 3 rd to Saturday 5 th . Another must-see show is Twelfth Night produced by new local theatre group Quinapalus Players. Regarded as Shakespeare’s ‘golden comedy’, Twelfth Night takes a look at the perpetual human desire for fulfillment, love and bitter revenge in a shifting world. This lively and engaging piece of theatre will be performed on Thursday 17 th and Friday 18 th April.    A smash-hit both on and off Broadway, Love Letters chronicles the relationship between a man and a woman solely through their correspondence from childhood through to adulthood. This will be a funny, compelling, sad, poignant and ultimately exhilarating night at the arts centre on Saturday 19 th .   The very best of musical entertainment features strongly in April’s programme. The extremely talented Eagles tribute group Talon return on Tuesday 8 th . After a rapturous response last year they return with their current show featuring 35 years of Eagles hits. You’re sure to be singin’ along to hits like ‘Desperado’, ‘Hotel California’, ‘Heartache Tonight’ and ‘Lyin’ Eyes’.    Master uilleann piper Liam O’Flynn will be joined by Paddy Glackin for next month’s The Reel Thing session on Thursday 10 th April. With a traditional music career spanning six decades, Liam has played with Planxty as a solo piper and alongside some of the greats of traditional music like Seán Keane or Matt Molloy. He is recognised as a true master of his craft. Hugely talented fiddle player Paddy Glackin, a musical genius in his own right is a noted commentator and lecturer on Irish music and is also in demand as a session player. This will be a night of traditional music not to be missed.