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Whale Theatre – September

September 1 - September 30

Whale Theatre September Events:  Social Fabric Podcast – Hothouse Flowers Acoustic Show – Something Happens, The Unmusical – Luan Parle – Seven Ages of MAM – Niamh Regan – Eleanor McEvoy – Mike Hanrahan – Jack Lukeman – The John McCormack Songbook – Cormac Breatnach and Steve Cooney – Neil Delamere – Carole Nelson Trio: Arboreal – A Wilde Fan

Social Fabric Podcast – Thursday 2nd September at 8pm

  • Social Fabric Podcast returns as part of the Whale Theatre’s “disPLAYced” programme, and explores this central theme through a combination of stimulating conversation, inspiring guests and uplifting live music.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €15 are available now at whaletheatre.ie

Hothouse Flowers Acoustic Show – Friday 3rd September at 3pm & 8pm

  • The Hothouse Flowers return to the Whale Theatre as part of their new disPLAYced programme.
  • Something amazing happens when rock n’roll band, Hothouse Flowers step onto the stage – something that has been shaped by over thirty years of singing and playing all over the world, yet no two shows have ever been the same! There is a sense of musical adventure – an impulse to reach new heights and depths in music where the unspoken aim is that the band and the audience become one and the world becomes a different place for a while.
  • Liam O’Maonlai, Fiachna O’Braonain and Peter O’Toole are performing their acclaimed acoustic show in the Whale Theatre on Friday 3rd September at 3pm and 8pm.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €39.50 are available now at whaletheatre.ie

Something Happens, The Unmusical – Saturday 4th September at 8pm

  • Irish pop-rock band Something Happens are bringing their live show to the Whale Theatre Greystones this September as part of the Whale’s newly announced 2021 disPLAYced programme.
  • Legends of the late eighties Irish music scene, Something Happens were one of the Irish bands of the period who trail-blazed a commercial path across the country and beyond. While not recording anymore (singer Tom Dunne is a well-known radio presenter) they still play live to their adoring fan base. With a catalogue of hit singles at their disposal, the Something Happens! live show is an unmissable trip down memory lane.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €39.50 are available now at whaletheatre.ie

Luan Parle accompanied by Clive Barnes – Friday 10th September at 8pm

  • Meteor & Tatler Award winner Luan Parle has had numerous hits & accolades including Meteor Award for Best Irish Female. Her top 10 hit single ‘Ghost’ spent three months in the Irish Charts and was the most played Irish single of that year.
  • Luan will be playing songs from her latest album ‘Never Say Goodbye’ released last year to critical acclaim as well as songs from her back catalog. Luan will be accompanied by renowned guitarist Clive Barnes who is highly regarded as one of the finest performers on the roots circuit and has been gaining a worldwide reputation as one of the finest songwriters and guitarists on today’s scene.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €20 are available now at whaletheatre.ie

Seven Ages of MAM – Saturday 11th September at 3pm & 8pm

  • Finally touring in Ireland for the first time, Pauline O’Driscoll brings her must see show to the Whale Theatre, Greystones as part of their 2021 disPLAYced programme.
  • A new, laugh-out-loud funny yet poignant one woman show starring Pauline O’Driscoll (Smalltown, The Young Offenders) in which Mam hilariously reminisces about her life as a woman, a daughter and a mother. An entertaining, thought-provoking, funny and moving exploration of the universal themes of motherhood, sexuality, grief, infidelity, ageing, equality, love, lust and loneliness.
  • A contemporary reimagining of Shakespeare’s most famous soliloquy – but from a Mam’s point of view!
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €22 are available now at whaletheatre.ie

Niamh Regan – Sunday 12th September at 4pm

  • Galway songwriter Niamh Regan released her debut album ‘Hemet’ late 2020 to critical acclaim, with The Journal of Music describing it as “a game-changing record” and the Irish Independent calling it a “bewitching album”. The album went on to be nominated for ‘Best Irish Album of the Year’ at the RTE Choice Awards, and ‘Best Album’ at the RTE Folk Awards.
  • Niamh will be performing songs from Hemet as well as song new material with her band. Prepare to hear something synchronously earthly and familiar, yet intoxicatingly fresh.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €20 are available now at whaletheatre.ie

Eleanor McEvoy – Thursday 16th September at 8pm

  • Singer – songwriter Eleanor McEvoy achieved star status in Ireland in 1992 when her song “A Woman’s Heart” was the title track for the A Woman’s Heart anthology album. A Woman’s Heart has since gone on to become the best-selling album in Irish history.
  • Released in July 2021, Eleanor McEvoy’s album “Gimme Some Wine” was mostly written and recorded during lockdown. On this, her sixteenth album, the music is both nostalgic and contemporary. Older genres of music – music hall, post war, 50s, 60s styles are combined with fragments of Spanish, Jazz, Mexican, classical, Russian and folk music and then juxtaposed with contemporary drums, bass, or drum loops to form something that feels both entirely new and utterly familiar.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €25 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

Mike Hanrahan (Stockton’s Wing) presents Songs and Stories with guests Eleanor Shanley and Rachel Grace – Friday 17th September at 8pm

  • Mike Hanrahan presents Songs and Stories. Acclaimed author and songwriter Mike Hanrahan (Stocktons Wing) hosts an intimate evening of Songs and Stories with special guests Eleanor Shanley and Rachel Grace. Writers and performers share stories, anecdotes, the origin of the songs and other works in a relaxed setting. You will hear the hits, the nearly hits and those soon to be hits.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €25 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

Jack Lukeman – Saturday 18th September at 3pm & 8pm

  • Jack Lukeman, AKA Jack L, one of Ireland’s most respected and best-loved performers takes to the Whale Theatre stage this September. Jack has had several platinum-selling albums year after year. His single largest show was broadcast live on national television in front of a 5,400 audience at Dublin’s Point Theatre.
  • In 2017 Jack’s album, “Magic Days”, was a massive hit in Ireland with two sold-out nights at Dublin’s National Concert Hall and Vicar St. From 2017-19, Jack has been touring continually internationally with artists such as Imelda May, Jools Holland and The Proclaimers. Jack is currently recording his new album of original material for release in 2022.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €30 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

The John McCormack Songbook – Sunday 19th September at 4pm

  • Acclaimed Tenor Ross Scanlon and Pianist David O’Shea bring their sell-out recital to the Whale Theatre this September. Be transported back in time with classics such as ‘I hear you calling me’, ‘Macushla’, ‘Roses of Picardy’ and many more audience favorites. A unique performance of song and story that captures the magic of the famous Count.
  • This recital has travelled from the National Concert Hall, Dublin and as far as the Navideña Feria Internacional de Las Culturas, Madrid, linked to the Irish Embassy.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €15 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

Cormac Breatnach and Steve Cooney – Friday 24th September at 8pm.

  • Australian-born guitarist Steve Cooney, a long time Irish resident, won three awards in the 2020 RTÉ Folk Music Awards: The Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the Best Traditional Folk Track prize for his version of Eleanor Plunkett, and Best Folk Album for “Ceol Ársa Cláirsí
  • Cormac Breatnach’s whistle playing can be heard on over 30 albums. In recent times, he received Arts Council Funding for two unrelated Projects: “The Whistle Blower Project” and “Loco Por Lorca” Cormac also plays with the Wicklow-based baroque-music group, Sonamus.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €22 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

Neil Delamere – Saturday 25th September at 4pm & 8pm

  • Hailed as one of Ireland’s foremost comedians, Neil Delamere comes to The Whale Theatre for the first time in his long-standing (get it!) career, with a combination of new material, old material and plenty of messing.
  • Neil Delamere is one of the top acts working in the Irish comedy scene today, having presented Neil Delamere’s Just For Laughs, Eureka! The Big Bang Query and Republic of Telly as well as featuring on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Stand Up For The Week and Comedy Central at the Comedy Store. He is also known to audiences for his regular appearances on RTE’s The Panel and BBC’s The Blame Game.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €25 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

Carole Nelson Trio: Arboreal – Sunday 26th September at 4pm

  • Carole Nelson is a long- established musician and jazz composer who’s career across many musical genres has gathered international awards and great critical acclaim. In 2015 she turned her attention to composing for jazz piano trio releasing the Carole Nelson Trio’s first album One Day in Winterin 2017. The trio’s second album, Arboreal was released early 2020 and went on to feature in UK’s All About Jazz Magazine’s best albums of the year.
  • This is music to immerse oneself in- lyrical, open-hearted and grounded in a spirit that refuses to give up hope.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €20 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

A Wilde Fan – Thursday 30th September at 8pm

  • Bottom Dog Theatre company presents a new solo performance by Myles Breen that celebrates the life and works of Oscar Wilde.
  • Through his plays, poetry, prose and extraordinary life, Oscar has been a constant source of inspiration and obsession for acclaimed actor Myles Breen.
  • Featuring excerpts from Wilde’s writings alongside Breen’s trademark wit and flair, A Wilde Fan is a personal and theatrical take on one of history’s greatest artists, by his biggest fan.
  • This performance is supported by The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media through the Live Performance Support Scheme.
  • Tickets priced at €22 are available now at Whaletheatre.ie

 

 

 

 

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Start:
September 1
End:
September 30