Hawk's Well Autumn Season Includes Celebration of Rick Epping

Rick Epping.

Hawk's Well Autumn Season Includes Celebration of Rick Epping

As part of the Sligo Live festival this autumn, the Hawk's Well will host two musical double-bills, featuring Fidil and I Draw Slow on 26 October, and Lau and Buille on 27 October.

The Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo is celebrating its thirtieth year with its busiest ever autumn season of forty-four shows: eleven plays, twenty musical acts, four comedy acts, one opera, a magic show, two musicals, a Children’s Theatre Festival and the annual Coolera Panto.

Musical highlights include the return of Cherish the Ladies on Wednesday, 12 September, joined by Maura O’Connell; on 17 October, the Music Makers film about instrument-making and playing in Irish traditional music; as part of Sligo Live, two musical double-bills featuring Fidil and I Draw Slow on Friday, 26 October, and Lau and Buille on Saturday, 27 October.

Other musical acts returning to the Hawk’s Well include Arlo Guthrie, The Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader and special guests the Unwanted, Nathan Carter, and a celebration concert in November highlighting Rick Epping’s contribution to folk music.

Other acts include Scullion, Bell X1, Albert Niland, and Julie Feeney joined by the Ursuline College Sligo choir on Sunday, 18 November. Opera Theatre Company also return in November to present Mozart’s ‘Cosi fan tutte’.

Theatre highlights include Blood in the Alley’s production of ‘Woman and Scarecrow’ in September featuring Geraldine Plunkett; London Classic Theatre’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ in October; a weekend with actor Pat Kinevane presenting his one-man shows ‘Forgotten’ and ‘Silent’ and Livin Dred’s ‘Ride On in November’; Crokey Hill Players with ‘The Real McCoy’ in September and again in December; and Everyman Productions Sligo in November with ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’.

Full details and these and more forthcoming productions are available on www.hawkswell.com.

Published on 24 August 2012

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