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Roscommon Arts Centre
October 1 - October 31
WHATS’S ON at Roscommon Arts Centre this October …
For full programme details visit www.roscommonartscentre.ie
GENTLE ON MY MIND: THE GLEN CAMPBELL STORY
J and C Promotions
Join us for an amazing night with guitarist and well-known Country Music personality, Ciarán Rosney and his 5 Piece band as they perform some of Glen Campbell’s best known hits. From ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ to ‘Wichita Lineman’, the show will also include state of the art video projections and Ciaran’s interpretation of Glens guitar playing abilities as he is joined in his band by Billy Burgoyne (ex-Daniel o Donnell) and Fiddle Player extraordinaire Denise Boyle.
THURSDAY 3rd OCTOBER | 8pm | €25
BY DEIRDRE KINAHAN DIRECTIONS OUT THEATRE COMPANY
Patricia has a zest for life and men! When she is thrust together with Sean who is languishing in a nursing home, they form a funny and spiky relationship but is friendship the most important thing? Starring Fair City’s Bryan Murray and Una Crawford and written by Deirdre Kinahan, this promise to be an evening of theatre that will charm you.
FRIDAY 4th OCTOBER | 8pm | €18/€16
AN EVENING WITH FINGHIN COLLINS
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of being awarded first prize in the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition in Switzerland, Finghin Collins will perform piano sonatas by Mozart and Schubert, along with extracts from the Ros Tapestry Suite. Finghin is the outstanding Irish pianist of his generation enjoying a flourishing worldwide career and is a regular guest at festivals and concert seasons. FRIDAY 11th OCTOBER | 8pm | €15
27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON
ROSCOMMON DRAMA GROUP
Roscommon Drama group look forward to presenting some lunchtime theatre while showcasing their All Ireland 1 Act Festival circuit entry – 27 Wagons full of cotton by one of Americas greatest playwrights, Tennessee Williams. set in post-recession Mississippi, when Flora’s husband, Jake returns home following the outbreak of a fire at a nearby cotton gin; suddenly a huge workload lands right in his lap. Do two wrongs make a right?
FRIDAY 18th I 1.10pm/Lunch Served from 12.30pmI €16/€10
Altan are one of the foremost traditional Irish band to come out of Ireland. With their energetic, foot-tapping reels and jigs and their heart- warming engaging live performances, they have moved audiences worldwide. Fiddle players Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Ciaran Tourish get their inspiration from the rich and colourful heritage of County Donegal alongside fellow band members Mark Kelly (guitar), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki). Daithí Sproule (guitar) and Martin Tourish (accordion). A rousing night of music is promised!
SATURDAY 19th OCTOBER | 8pm | €20/€18
WET PAINT PATRICK TALBOT PRODUCTIONS
It’s 2005, the country is booming and Jambons are at an all-time high at €2. That blind opera singer guy is coming to Ireland for a special concert in Cork and tickets are impossible to find. Tony has a fresh tan from the Canaries; Pa is wondering how Liverpool will get on in the Champion’s League and Barry’s got a secret. Inspired by actor Shane Casey’s (The Young Offenders) time as a painter, “Wet Paint” depicts a day-in-the-life of two painter/decorators and their boss during the Celtic Tiger era, when anything was possible.
TUESDAY 22nd OCTOBER | 8pm | €18/16