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Joking ApartApril 15th
The Great HungerApril 25th
Anthony StrongMay 1st
The Playhouse Jazz Festival SpeakeasyMay 2nd
DLD Second Line Jazz WorkshopMay 2nd
Dana MastersMay 2nd
Paul McIntyre and GuestsMay 3rd
David LyttleMay 3rd
Kyle EastwoodMay 3rd
Paul McIntyre and GuestsMay 4th

EVENT TIMELINE - A month by month breakdown of events at The Playhouse.

Apr 1st

Exhibition: MARKS OF TIME

A Watercolour Painting Exhibition considering the buildings that have contributed to the city and made it what it is today.
Apr 2nd

The Nose

Bruiser Theatre Company is back on the road with this hilarious comedy that shines a merciless light on the murky world of bureaucracy, written by and starring long-term Bruiser co
Apr 4th

Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader was brought into the limelight topping the British charts with Fairground Attraction.
Apr 5th

Mark Thomas- 100 Acts of Minor Dissent

Mark Thomas returns to what he does best, mischief- joyously bad behaviour with a purpose.
Apr 10th

BBC Children in Need outreach session

BBC Children in Need will host a outreach session in The Playhouse to encourage new applications and to explain how their grant strategy works out in practice.
Apr 11th

Andrew Lawrence - There is no Escape

As seen on BBC1's ‘Live At The Apollo', star of his own BBC Radio 4 series ‘How Did We End Up Like This?' Andrew Lawrence presents his latest stand-up show of all new material.
Apr 12th

Fireworks Annual Showcase

Fireworks Dance and Drama Theatre Academy celebrate their first birthday with this exciting performance!
Apr 15th

ACTING TOGETHER ON THE WORLD STAGE

Afeature documentary highlighting the courageous and creative artists and peacebuilders working in conflict regions
Apr 15th

Joking Apart

Joe Connolly, artist, illustrator and designer revisits his cartoon period!
Apr 16th

Creating a New Story: Memorial Ceremonies involving Indigenous and Settler Peoples

This talk will explore the role of ritual and ceremony in transforming conflict between Indigenous and Settler peoples in Australia and the United States.
Apr 17th

Theatre Master Class with Kate Clarke

A special theatre workshop with singer, actress and teacher Kate Clarke.
Apr 25th

The Great Hunger

Generally considered to be Kavanagh’s finest work, ‘The Great Hunger’ sharply delineates a life of economic and imaginative privation.

For enquiries call 028 71 268027 · Mon - Fri 10.30am ~ 5.30pm · Sat 10am ~ 4pm

NEWS & ASIDES

UPCOMING EVENTS

Joking Apart An Exhibition of cartoon images by Joe Connolly Tuesday 15th April to Wednesday 23rd April

Joe Connolly, artist, illustrator and designer revisits his cartoon period!


The Great Hunger By Peter Duffy Based on the poem by Patrick Kavanagh Friday 25th April Tickets: £11/ £8

Generally considered to be Kavanagh’s finest work, ‘The Great Hunger’ sharply delineates a life of economic and imaginative privation.


City Of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival presents Anthony Strong At the Jazz Spiegeltent, Guildhall SQ Thursday 1st May £5

“a major talent hotly tipped to take his place in the retro-contemporary jazz pantheon alongside Jamie Cullum and Michael Bublé.”


The Playhouse and the City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival presents The Playhouse Jazz Festival Speakeasy Friday 2nd May to Sunday 4th May £1

A smoking hot atmosphere, a bootleg bottle and the dulcet tones of resident Jazz Artist Ella Fitzgerald seduces all with songs from the era.


City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival presents DLD Second Line Jazz Workshop Friday 2nd May

The DLD Second Line Jazz Workshop is a free two-hour performance-based workshop presented by Second Line NI and the JayDee Brass Band in preparation for the DLD Second Line Jazz Pe


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028 71 268027

FAX: 028 71 261884
E: boxoffice@derryplayhouse.co.uk

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