Roscommon Arts Centre has announced its upcoming shows, including Pat Shortt, John B. Keane's Love-Hungry Farmer and The Three Tenors. See details below.
There are still a limited number of tickets available for Pat Shortt’s upcoming show ‘I am the Band’ at Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday 11th May, 8pm. Tickets are priced at €30 and can be purchase through Roscommon Arts Centre’s box office on 090 6625824 or online at www.roscommonartscentre.ie.
Des Keogh, one of Ireland’s foremost actors and entertainers, will tour his hugely successful show The Love-Hungry Farmer to Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday 18th May, 8pm. Tickets are priced at €18/€16 and to celebrate the Bealtaine Festival the Arts Centre is offering a special Over 50s ticket for just €14.
Based on John B. Keane’s best-selling book: Letters of a Love-Hungry Farmer, and adapted for the stage by Des himself, the show has been one of the most popular on the touring circuit for the last decade and continues to find new audiences. It tells the story of John Bosco McLane, a bachelor of indeterminate age and according to his own assessment: ‘past his best’ and evidently still a virgin. McLane’s amorous adventures range from the hilarious to the pitiful. John B. Keane is the legendary author of such classics as Sive, The Field and Big Maggie.
The Love Hungry Farmer began its life in the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York before touring Ireland extensively. Des Keogh received a Best Actor nomination when he performed the show at the Edinburgh Festival. He subsequently played it at the Adelaide Festival. Des Keogh has a formidable acting CV. Most recently he toured the USA in the Gate Theatre production of Endgame by Samuel Beckett. He will shortly play the title role in King Lear in Kilmallock and he will spend the summer at the Gate in Oscar Wide’s A Woman Of No Importance. He has been a constant presence on both the Abbey and Gate stages. Des has had a long theatrical relationship with the actress Rosaleen Linehan. Their two-person comedy shows have been some of the biggest box-office attractions in Ireland since the seventies.
Book tickets for The Love Hungry Farmer through Roscommon Arts Centre’s box office at 090 6625824 or online at www.roscommonartscentre.ie.
Ireland’s Hottest trio - Declan Kelly, Morgan Crowley, Ciaran Kelly, - promise you a night to remember at Roscommon Arts Centre on Saturday 19th May. This thrilling concert is packed with the world’s most beautiful and magical feel-good songs, from Sinatra (My Way/New York, New York), Lionel Richie (3 times a Lady) Michael Jackson (Heal The World), Simon & Garfunkel (Bridge Over Troubled Water), and Leonard Cohen (Hallelujah) to Pavarotti (Nessun Dorma) and Elvis (Love Me Tender / Can’t Help Falling in Love) plus a rousing Irish Selection.
Currently, the most popular, established and successful Irish trio, The Three Tenors will treat you to a fabulous night of ‘popular hit songs & laughter’! Joined by a Star Violinist, a regular performer on National TV and the Late Late Show, the guys with their amazing voices and friendly down-to-earth approach, look forward to meeting new friends.
Book tickets for this show at Roscommon Arts Centre through the box office at 090 66 25824 or www.roscommonartscentre.ie.