Drama, comedy, music and spoken word – by all ages, for all ages – await audiences at Roscommon Arts Centre this September and October.
National and local performers will take to the stage including The Border Game by Prime Cut Productions and Dolly & Mick by Heartfelt Productions.
There is going to be comedy with Deirdre O’Kane, Neil Delamere and Conal Gallen. Events for children by Julie Sharkey, Branar and Anna Newel and the musical Beauty & The Beast will be performed by Roscommon Community College.
A varied programme of music sees Chris Kavanagh in The Legend of Luke Kelly, Sean Keane, Luke Thomas & The Swing Cats and Sunday Sounds with Music Generation Roscommon.
October concludes on a local note with the documentary film capturing the remarkable life and legacy of Fr. Raymond Browne.
September sees the return of many popular workshops including Catherine Donnelly’s Elderberries & Cathy Jordan’s Songbirds, both gentle, enjoyable weekly experiences in dance & song for age 50+.
Join poet Jane Clarke for an inspiring and engaging programme of writing workshops in Poetry Explained and enrol with Roscommon County Youth Theatre where Catherine Sheridan, Director, will guide young members in weekly theatre workshops, masterclasses, etc.
The Gallery becomes The Playroom as artists Jane Fogarty, Maree Hensey and Celine Sheridan explore ‘play’ as a form of practice, a generative process and an experience for audiences to view and engage with their artwork.
One of the most renowned and recognised artists of his era, Roderic O’Conor, is the subject of a conference to be held, for the first time, in his native County Roscommon. The conference will feature a range of presentations, dealing with the many aspects of the life and career of O’Conor, by a list of expert international, national and local speakers, lecturers and art historians.
There will be a full day of conference proceedings taking place at Roscommon Arts Centre on Saturday, 24th of September. The conference is supported by Roscommon County Council Creative Ireland Programme and coincides with events for Culture Night on Friday, 23rd of September 2022. The conference brochure is available at the Box Office.
*Tickets are on sale now from the box office on 090 66 25824 or visit www.roscommonartscentre.ie