Town Hall Theatre Galway : List of events in April, May & June 2024

We’re thrilled to unveil our exciting lineup for April to June, offering a diverse and dynamic range of events! Dive into our new season brochure for all the details, conveniently available for download at or grab a copy from our box office at 091 569777. Secure your seats now as tickets are on sale!

Faith Healer, by Brian Friel, tells the story of Frank Hardy, his wife Grace, and his manager Teddy, who traverse rural Wales and Scotland, offering Frank’s unique gift to people in need.

Work is the Curse of the Drinking Classes
4th Apr
Neil Titley’s play is set in Paris in 1898, as an exiled Oscar Wilde (played by Will Govan) looks back on his extraordinarily colourful life and ruminates on love, fame, family and misfortune with his infamous wit and irreverence in this hilarious but ultimately tragic story.

Come on down for a session at Irish Annie’s pub, a brand-new musical play by Asa Murphy celebrating the best of Irish culture, from the music through to the comedy. Featuring a live 5-piece band ‘Shenanigans’.

 No One Is Coming
9th AprImagine swapping funny stories about your parents with friends. But when it’s your turn to share, everyone stops laughing, they tilt their heads, their mouths hang open in horror, and they ask “OMG, whaaat?”
Drinking Habits
.9th – 12th AprAccusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent’s doors open…

Fresh off the success of their award-winning 2023 production, Galway Musical Society returns to the Town Hall Theatre stage with a stunning production of Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

24th Apr

Following its hugely successful run on the Abbey Theatre stage in 2021, this bold new opera by Michael Gallen, based on the true story of the radical “Monaghan Asylum Soviet” of 1919”, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.

Ériu Countless Cathleens
1st – 02nd May

Set in a ‘cosmic’ dressing room of sorts, where the countdown to curtain is never-ending, Countless Cathleens is a dance-theatre comedy where principal female dancers from across time coexist.

Journey into the underbelly of queer culture and experience a sweaty pulsing dance theatre show exploring the complexities of desire, intimacy, isolation and addiction.

The brand-new Irish comedy from Tommy Marren (It’s The Real McCoy/3 Hail Mary’s/Nobody’s Talking To Me) promises fun and laughter galore as Maureen Corcoran decides to find love for her two maturing sons without their consent!

Ruffled Feathers is a contemporary retelling of The Children of Lir. The play takes place in a magical realm, where Aoife was banished following her crime against the children of Lir.

The Empty Nest
15th May

Oisín Flores Sweeney’s debut play is an hilarious piece of theatre that looks at how couples negotiate life after the kids leave, their dreams, disappointments, longings and uncompromising opinions on everything – Gogglebox on speed!

16th – 17th May

Eastside Community Drama presents Retreat, the play, is set in a run down artists’ retreat in rural Ireland. When an evil corporation tries to take over the retreat, the staff team up with the eccentric artists and an army of stoats to try and save their creative haven.

Youth Ballet West Swan Lake & Connections 
18th – 19th MayYouth Ballet West present a stunning double bill showcasing the company’s diverse talents.

Vixen, written by Helen Casey and performed by Rose Henderson is a compelling psychological drama of one woman’s resilience, determination and desperation to name the love that was hers but belonged to another.

Jenni Nikinmaa The Enchanted
5th – 06th Jun

The magician (Ali Keohane) brings the audiences onto Hy-Brasil, the mythical disappearing island, while they walk around Galway listening to stories told by actors Mikel MurfiJenni Nikinmaa & Tonya Lenhart

Mary Kate O Flanagan Making A Show Of Myself 
14th Jun
In this show, which had rave reviews and sold out its first two runs in Dublin, Mary Kate explores how her lifelong fascination with story has shaped and sustained her and makes a case for how stories shape and sustain the human race.
Brokentalkers Masterclass 
11th – 12th Jun

The show begins in the form of a cockamamie masterclass performed by fed-up feminist Adrienne Truscott and all-around good guy Feidlim Cannon. It’s fun. It’s familiar. There are wigs. But there is something more at play.

The Comedy Nobody
25th AprThe Comedy Nobody is about a former comedian who contemplates a comeback while caring for his ailing mother. He also regularly attends a self-help group for failed comedians and tries to interest his former agent in handling his career again…
Shane Daniel Byrne: But He’s Gay 
9th MayThe award-winning Shane Daniel Byrne is Irish comedy’s new wonderkid (in his mid-30s). He’s embarking on his first national Irish tour after sold out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and the Dublin Fringe.
   Emma Doran: Dilemma! 
17th MayEmma Doran is one of the most exciting stand-ups to emerge from these shores in years. She’s crammed so much into the last 20 years of her life that she is now officially the voice of 3 generations.
John Bishop – Back At It 
29th MayAfter two years spent TV presenting, stage acting, podcast hosting, dog walking and decorating the spare room, John is getting back to the thing he loves most; standing on stage and making people laugh.
Ed Byrne
23rd JunFrom the quote attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs.
Ger Staunton – Live
28th JunDescribed by the International Comedy Club as “One of the best comedy writers in Ireland”, Staunton is at the top of his game and not to be missed. Catch his brand-new show in Galway this June 28th.
The Tumbling Paddies
6th Apr
Standing ConcertRapidly becoming one of Ireland’s most popular entertainment acts. The Tumbling Paddies have grown from strength to strength, particularly in the past two years. It is no surprise that their music is played in many venues throughout the world.
Kammerphilharmonie Europa
12th AprThe Kammerphilharmonie Europa gives a guest performance in Galway for this very special concert. The ensemble is made up of some of the most talented young musicians from across Europe who tour and perform around the world with award-winning soloists Andrej Sur (violin) and Cyrill Gussaroff (trumpet).
Le Boom 
18th AprLe Boom are brothers Christy and Andy from Navan in Ireland. They fuse high-energy dance music with conversational spoken word to create dream-like nostalgia about half remembered, half imagined nights.
 Adrianne Lenker 
19th AprLenker is a generational songwriter, performing at an unprecedented scale and continuing to surprise listeners. On ‘Ruined’, Lenker moves to the piano for the first time, lamenting, “Can’t get enough of you // You come around I’m ruined.”
Thank You, Johnny
30th AprA Night To Celebrate The Musical Journey of Johnny Moynihan. Old friends Andy IrvineTerry WoodsFrankie Gavin, and Catherine McHughRick Epping, and other very special guests including the wonderful Oisín Marsh are coming together to pay Johnny tribute.
Declan Nerney 
4th MayJoin Declan Nerney and his super live band, with special guests, for a nostalgic night of music, song and laughter on the 2024 Where’s the Party nationwide concert tour.
Africa Mother Of All
7th MayAfrica Mother of All is an evening of original musicsongpoetry and Afro-dance.
Shaskeen in Concert
30th MayTraditional Irish Music and Song has been at the forefront with Shaskeen for the last fifty-four years, Shaskeen is now a recognised cornerstone in the Irish Traditional and Folk scene.
Jack L
31st May

Jack Lukeman, affectionately known as Jack L, has just announced a new regional tour following the smashing success of his latest album ‘ Echo On’.

The Town Hall Theatre are excited to have renowned Irish artist Eimear play as part of her ‘Grá Mór’ tour across Ireland, where her ability to captivate audiences turns theatres into hubs of emotion and connection.

Join Ireland’s King Of Swing Luke Thomas and his band for their The Kings of Swing Tour 2024. The Best in The Business are back with a brand-new show celebrating 100 years of swing music.

Jake Bugg
20th Jun
Standing Concert2 Sets: Acoustic & Electric (with full band)

It’s over 10 years since a two-fingered Bugg burst onto the scene with his eponymous debut, one that topped the UK album charts and saw the then 18-year-old from Nottingham fêted as the next Bob Dylan.

A Rick Rubin-produced follow up, Shangri La, quickly followed. But progress stalled with Bugg’s third, largely self-produced, record, On My One, in 2016.

What that record provided, however – along with its comparatively stripped-back follow up, Hearts That Strain (2017) – was a much-needed course corrector: one that set Bugg on the upward trajectory he finds himself on today.


Bowie Experience
5th AprDirect from London’s West End, Bowie Experience is a spectacular concert celebrating the sound and vision of David Bowie. A must-see for all Bowie fans, the latest production features all the hits from A to Ziggy.
The Carpenters Experience
2nd MayThe Carpenters Experience is the UK’s leading Carpenters show, featuring the amazing voice of Maggie Nestor and eight top-class musicians, captures the sights and sounds of the amazing talents of Richard and Karen Carpenter.

Money For Nothing is a tribute to Dire Straits like no other before. Prepare to be captivated by the authentic sounds of one of the most successful rock bands of all time.

tribute to the songs of Leonard Cohen performed by Stewart D’Arrietta and his band. After a sold-out show in May 2023, Stewart D’Arrietta and his band return

Tom Waits for No Man
14th MayStewart D’Arrietta performs 30 brilliant Tom Waits’ songs. Be transported to a lyrical underworld. This passionate & demented rock journey is not only for Tom Waits fans but for anyone who loves great music & entertainment.
Simply the Best – Tina Turner
1st JunRebecca O’Connor is “Simply the Best” as Tina Turner. The words of TINA TURNER herself says it all. “Rebecca is so good, it’s scary

Join the fantastic 7-piece Muddy River Band at the Town Hall Theatre for this spectacular tribute to THREE of the greatest music icons of our time: Neil YoungBob Dylan, and Van Morrison.

Cúirt 2024
23rd – 28th Apr
This year’s festival offers an exciting programme that will present new ideas, offer inspiration, and allow for conversation and reflection. Cúirt celebrates stories and ideas, with readings, discussions, workshops, and performances that bring writers and readers together.
Cellissimo 2024
18th – 26th May

Cellissimo will strike a chord with Irish and international music audiences, as many of the world’s most acclaimed classical and contemporary composers, conductors, orchestras, artists, musicians, and performers gather at the edge of Europe to celebrate the power and beauty of the cello.

Galway Theatre Festival 2024
3rd – 11th MayGalway Theatre Festival returns for its 15th festival in May. The full programme will be announced on the 3rd of April.

Cocaine Cowboys brings to life the story of Irelands very own Narcos and how they hit the big time on the international stage.

Muldoon’s Picnic is a cabaret-style evening of poetryprose, and music hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon.

Dr John Cooper Clarke
16th May”Fantastically entertaining. As a writer of comic prose Clarke is the match of anyone alive, and his turns of phrase are as sharp as his suits” – The Times
I’m Grand Mam presents That’s Showbiz 2024 Tour
5th JunChart topping podcasters I’m Grand Mam are back with a bang for a tour of Ireland (and beyond) this summer – including a visit to Town Hall Theatre Galway!
Box Office The Town Hall Theatre Box Office is open from 10 – 7.30 pm Monday to Saturday and one hour before performances on Sundays and Bank Holidays. You can buy online anytime

Please note: Box Office closes at 6 pm on non – performance days.


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