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Open Casting Call For ‘Joseph’ Musical At Siamsa Tíre

Open Casting Call For ‘Joseph’ Musical At Siamsa Tíre

May 27, 2024 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre is throwing open its doors this summer to all talented performers who love musical theatre. Auditions will take place in June to be part of the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ which will be staged over two weekends in August. They […]

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Playwright John Fraher with the cast of 'The Game' in rehearsals at John Mitchels GAA Complex this week. Included is Rory O'Mahony, George Lowe, Mags Slattery, Sorcha Uí Shuilleabháin and Eoghain Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Fraher’s Emotional Drama ‘The Game’ For Siamsa Tíre Run

May 17, 2024 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

AN acclaimed, powerful play will be staged in Tralee next week by the talented Zyber Theatre Company. ‘The Game’ written by John Fraher, was first performed in Siamsa Tíre back in 1992. It’s an emotional drama set within the confines of a dysfunctional family and their associates, where life becomes […]

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Cast members in Mercy Mounthawk's production of 'The Crucible'. Photo by Will Nolan

Mercy Mounthawk Students To Present An American Drama Classic

January 19, 2024 at 11:19 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S all systems go for students at Mercy Mounthawk as the prepare to presents the American classic drama, The Crucible at Siamsa Tíre next week. The cast and prouction team have been preparing for months to bring the famous play, written by legendary playwright Arthur Miller, to the stage and […]

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The ladies from Johnny's Cottage bring their show to Siamsa Tire on January 6.

Ladies From Johnny’s Cottage To Take To Siamsa Stage For Women’s Christmas

December 18, 2023 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE social media sensation that is Johnny’s Cottage with Breeda Hurley, Miriam Moriarty Owens, and Áine O’Callaghan is set to bring all the fun and mayhem of their online show to the theatre in a few weeks time. The show entitled ‘Johnny’s Cottage, A Hooley in the Kitchen’ will come […]

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Tralee students learning about lighting, sound and stage management.

Workshop At Siamsa Introduces Students To Careers In Light, Sound And Stage Management

December 1, 2023 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre hosted 60 students from Tralee secondary schools to introduce young women to careers in lighting, sound and stage management. The collaboration between The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin and the Abbey Theatre saw students from Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School and Tralee Presentation Secondary School take part. The purpose of the […]

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Cast members from 'Showtime — A Musical Extravaganza' looking forward to the show next week at Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

It’s Almost ‘Showtime’ For Presentation Girls At Siamsa Tíre

November 15, 2023 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

THE talented students at Presentation Secondary School are once again preparing to light up the stage for their annual show which takes place over two nights next week. ‘Showtime – A Musical Extravaganza’ will be presented at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 at 7pm on […]

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Pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout.

Renowned Pianist To Join Irish Chamber Orchestra At Siamsa Tíre

October 18, 2023 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

CLASSICAL music fans are in for a treat this weekend with the Irish Chamber Orchestra set to perform Beethoven’s epic Piano Concertos No’s 1 and 3 at Siamsa Tire this Saturday at 7.30pm with internationally renowned pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout. Kristian Bezuidenhout is one of today’s most notable and exciting keyboard artists, equally […]

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Máirtín Ó Cathasaigh

Siamsa Tire’s Young Curators To Help Create Festival Next Year

August 2, 2023 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre has announced Máirtín Ó Cathasaigh and Greta Curtin as the two young people who will join the NASC Network Young Curators programme for 2023/24. Siamsa Tíre and its partner venues in the Nasc Regional Venue Network have teamed up to present a national festival across eight regional theatres – from Tralee to Letterkenny, from Galway to Dun Laoghaire – in June […]

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Der Kocherlball am Chinesischen Turm im Englischen Garten in Muenchen
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Siamsa Tíre Calls On Locals To Take Part In Bavarian Dance Challenge

July 18, 2023 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre is calling on all locals and visitors to Tralee to rock out and take part in two dance challenges that will be filmed and produced for a German cultural exchange campaign in social media and YouTube that will go live at the end of August. Siamsa has been […]

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Aftershock

Siamsa Tíre To Host Concerts In Courtyard

July 10, 2023 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre will open up its courtyard for outdoor gigs this summer with Siamsa Sessions, featuring up-and-coming emerging artists on Saturdays across July to September. Siamsa Sessions open on Saturday, July 15 with local Tralee rock band Aftershock at 7pm. The winners of Mercy Mounthawk’s Battle of the Bands in 2020, Aftershock, features Conor Breen, Darragh Breen, Coren Hughes, Seamus Fleming, and Sarah Brett. They are one of Tralee’s most popular […]

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Siamsa Tire To Hold Auditions For Training Programme

Siamsa Tire To Hold Auditions For Training Programme

June 13, 2023 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

AUDITIONS for the National Folk Theatre of Ireland’s three-year training programme at Siamsa Tíre will take place this week.. These auditions are open to children between the ages of 7 and 12 and take place at three locations in Kerry. On Thursday June 15th, the children of North Kerry can […]

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Siamsa Tíre Suspends All Non-Profit-Making Productions

Siamsa Tíre Suspends All Non-Profit-Making Productions

June 6, 2023 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Board and Management of Siamsa Tíre have made a joint decision to suspend all non-profit-making productions after June 17 and for the remainder of the summer season. The board said this will provide an opportunity to secure the necessary funding to review the production offerings for the remainder of […]

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Renowned Tina Turner Tribute Act Set For Tralee Date On June Bank Holiday Weekend

Renowned Tina Turner Tribute Act Set For Tralee Date On June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 25, 2023 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

WITH news of the passing of the great Tina Turner yesterday, local fans will have a chance to hear her music performed live by a renowned tribute act in the coming weeks. Siamsa Tíre will host ‘Rebecca O’Connor as Tina Turner — Simply The Best’ on Sunday, June 4, while she’ll […]

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Cast members Danielle Mullery, Jackie O'Mahoney, Kerry Fleming and Tim Landers before the Tralee Musical Society's production of 'Ghost' at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee Musical Society’s ‘Ghost The Musical’ Is A Sellout Success At Siamsa

April 13, 2023 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

THE appetite for top musical entertainment is as voracious as ever in this town, as Tralee Musical Society began a sellout run of four shows last night in Siamsa Tíre. There was great anticipation backstage minutes before curtain up as the cast prepared to bring ‘Ghost The Musical’ to the […]

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Bryan Carr with Hans, Elsa, Olaf, Anna and Kristof before Wednesday night's opening performance at Siamsa Tíre. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Audiences Warm To Frozen Jr. On Opening Night At Siamsa Tíre

March 30, 2023 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was great excitement backstage at Siamsa Tíre last night as the cast of Frozen Jr. prepared for curtain up. Presented by Shannon Star Entertainment Ltd in association with Bryan Carr School of Performing Arts, Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical (which itself was based on the […]

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Sean de Butler Riordan with his work at the opening of the ‘Mise, le Meas’ Exhibition at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday  night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Minister Foley Opens ‘Mise, Le Meas’ Exhibition At Siamsa

February 17, 2023 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A VISUAL media exhibition which is based on original documents and accounts from the people who were affected by the Civil War in Kerry has been opened at Siamsa Tíre in Tralee by the Minister for Education, Norma Foley. Mise, le Meas is an innovative collaboration between visual media students […]

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Ben McAteer, Leanne Fitzgerald, Graeme Danby and Kelli-Ann Masterson in Don Pasquale. Photo: Pat Redmond

Hugely Acclaimed Opera Comes To Siamsa Tíre This Saturday Night

February 8, 2023 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

SIAMSA Tíre will host a special event on this Saturday night which is a must for fans of opera. Irish National Opera presents  Don Pasquale, Donizetti’s effervescent comic masterpiece, at 8pm on Saturday, February 11. It’s described as a witty, high-spirited, inter-generational tug of war about love and money — […]

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Leanne Fitzgerald and Ben Escorio in Don Pasquale. Photo: Pat Redmond

Lixnaw Native Leanne Looks Forward To Performing In ‘Don Pasquale’ On Siamsa Stage

January 31, 2023 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

A LIXNAW native says she’s looking forward to coming back to performing on the Siamsa stage on when the acclaimed ‘Don Pasquale’ comes to Tralee on February 11. Mezzo-soprano Leanne Fitzgerald has her family to credit for her artistic upbringing. Having an Irish dancing master for a grandmother and a […]

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Cast members of Mercy Mounthawk's 'High School Musical', Sarah Brett, Conor Breen, Lily Parker, Gearóid Meehan, Sinead Carr and Eoin Griffin at Siamsa Tíre on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A ‘High School Musical’ Treat From Mounthawk Students At Siamsa Tíre

January 19, 2023 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

AUDIENCES at a sold-out Siamsa Tíre were highly entertained last night as the latest production from Mercy Mounthawk students began a four night run. Months of hard work paid off for the students who gave wonderful performances in the popular ‘High School Musical’. Auditions were held as far back as […]

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Launching the event at Siamsa Tíre were Dr Susan Motherway (Lecturer, MTU), Tadhg O'Shea (Lecturer, MTU), Karen Trench (Listowel), Muiris O'Laoire (Lecturer, MTU), and Gabriel Fitzmaurice (writer, poet from Moyvane). Photo by Dominick Walsh

Song, Drama, Poetry And Reading Performances In Siamsa As Part Of Civil War Conference

January 17, 2023 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

A SPECIAL commemorative concert marking the centenary of the Civil War in Kerry will take place at Siamsa Tíre in Tralee next month as part of the programme of events for a three-day conference on the conflict in the county and beyond. ‘Their Memory Will Endure’ is a concert of song, […]

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Christmas Panto Is Back With A Beauty Of A Production Next Week

Christmas Panto Is Back With A Beauty Of A Production Next Week

December 22, 2022 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Christmas period wasn’t the same for families over the past couple of years without the annual panto, so it’s no surprise that tickets are flying out the door for ‘Sleeping Beauty’ next week. Presented by Oliver Hurley Productions, Sleeping Beauty is the spellbinding tale of a beautiful Princess, the evil Maleficent, […]

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Artist Margaret Anne Suggs

Exhibition At Siamsa Explores Idea Of Home From Perspective Of Immigrant Artist

October 6, 2022 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW art exhibition, exploring the idea of home from the perspective of an immigrant artist, will open at Siamsa Tíre next week ‘Home is Where the Heart Is’ features art by Margaret Anne Suggs, one of the illustrators who contributed to ‘A Way Home’, the exhibition commissioned by Siamsa Tíre which […]

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Highly Acclaimed Opera Production At Siamsa Tíre This Sunday

Highly Acclaimed Opera Production At Siamsa Tíre This Sunday

September 22, 2022 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just days to go until a highly acclaimed opera production comes to Siamsa Tíre. Irish National Opera, in association with Landmark Productions, bring the ‘The First Child’ directed by Enda Walsh to the Tralee venue for one night only on this Sunday, September 25. The public can get a […]

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Free Opera And Trad Events At Siamsa Tíre For Culture Night

Free Opera And Trad Events At Siamsa Tíre For Culture Night

September 15, 2022 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

CULTURE Night sees an explosion of free events taking place all over Ireland on Friday, September 23 this year and Siamsa Tíre, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland, will host four different events. Two of them will showcase the richness of our local traditional culture and Siamsa Tíre’s young curator […]

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A Five-Star Opera Treat In Store At Siamsa Tíre With ‘The First Child’

A Five-Star Opera Treat In Store At Siamsa Tíre With ‘The First Child’

September 6, 2022 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

OPERA fans are in for a real treat later this month when a highly acclaimed production come to Siamsa Tíre. Irish National Opera, in association with Landmark Productions, bring the ‘The First Child’ directed by Enda Walsh to the Tralee venue for one night only on Sunday 25 September. ‘The […]

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Grace & Mary Walsh and Dáibhéid, Tara and Oisín O Regan, all students of the National Folk Theatre Training Academy, pictured at the Garden of Europe in Listowel.

Children Invited To Audition For Training Programme At Siamsa Tíre

June 7, 2022 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

AUDITIONS will soon be taking place for the National Folk Theatre of Ireland’s three-year training programme at Siamsa Tíre. These auditions are open to children between the ages of 7 and 12 and take place at three locations in Kerry. On Thursday June 16th, the children of North Kerry can […]

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Tralee Native Returns To Siamsa For Trad Connections Concert

Tralee Native Returns To Siamsa For Trad Connections Concert

May 17, 2022 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE native will return home to take part in the latest Trad Connections concert on Friday May 27 in Siamsa Tíre. Leonard Barry will partner with up Seamie O’Dowd for the latest in the Trad Connections series. Originally from Tralee and now living in Sligo, Leonard Barry is widely regarded as […]

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Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre members Luke Healy, Charley Harris, Ciara Sugrue and Darragh O'Shea who performed  in 'Back To The Music' on Friday night in Siamsa Tire. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Back To The Music’ Hits The Siamsa Stage

May 7, 2022 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE excitement was palpable on Friday evening as around 150 young performers gathered backstage at Siamsa Tíre for the opening performance of ‘Back To The Music’. Following on from the Easter Panto ‘Cinderella’, the award-winning director Oliver Hurley is presenting a variety of musical theatre excerpts this weekend in a […]

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Art teacher Mary Kirby, Joanne Roche (teacher) and student Syanne Dowd with her work at the opening of the exhibition of work by Creative Arts learners at Kerry College at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry College Students Display Talent At Exhibition In Siamsa Tíre

May 6, 2022 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

STUDENTS from creative arts courses at Kerry College gathered at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday for the official launch of an exhibition of work. Kerry College learners on the QQI Level 5 Art, Craft & Design; Animation; Games Design and Digital Design with Visual Communication courses are exhibiting their work until […]

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Artistic Director Jonathan Kelliher, Lisa McElligott from the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Board of Directors Seán Murphy, artist Henk Heideveld, and Executive Director Róisín McGarr receiving a donation of the artist’s portrait of Siamsa Tíre’s founder, Fr Pat Ahern.

Dutch Artist Makes Presentation Of Fr Pat Portrait To Siamsa Tíre

April 27, 2022 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

DUTCH artist Henk Heideveld marked the end of his recent exhibition at Siamsa Tíre by donating his portrait of the National Folk Theatre of Ireland’s founder, Father Pat Ahern, to the theatre. The presentation is timely in the light of Fr Pat Ahern receiving the Kerry Association in Dublin Arts Award […]

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