Created by Michael Keegan-Dolan
Wed 21 and Thurs 22 Feb 2018, 8pm
The winner of best production and best costume design at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2017 comes to the Hawk's Well Theatre. " A stunning piece of theatre...compelling, disturbing and beautiful." - The Irish Times
Sat 24 Feb 2018, 8pm
Liam Lawton and his band bring their unique music back to Sligo this Spring. Classed as ‘a cross between the sacred and the secular, allowing the listener to drift into his numinous sounds and melodies’, Liam’s songs have been recorded by both national and international artists. His stages have included; The Vatican, Carnegie Hall and Symphony Hall Chicago, to name but a few.
Sun 25 Feb 2018, 8pm
The youngest-ever winner of the BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year Award, Jarlath’s debut album, Hearts Broken, Heads Turned, features antique songs given modern treatments and has been critically lauded worldwide. A rare talent, Jarlath will be joined on stage with his four piece band for this special performance.
Highlights this Season
Sligo Children’s Book Festival 2018
Three of Sligo’s leading cultural organisations have come together once more to host the Sligo Children’s Book Festival, celebrating family literacy and creativity of parents and young children. The Model, Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership and the Hawk’s Well Theatre have created a month long action-packed festival featuring storytelling, theatre, film, visual art, craft and book-making to inspire and entertain children and parents alike!
Time at the Well - four short artist residencies announced for 2018
We are pleased to announce details of the recipients of four short artist residencies to take place this year at the theatre. Performing artists Treasa Nealon, Miriam Needham, Michele Feeney and Kellie Hughes will all spend ‘Time at the Well’ this year.
Sing for the Hell of it! sessions continue into 2018
Our monthly social sing along sessions, ‘Sing for the Hell of it!’ continues into 2018. Open to everyone and anyone who likes to sing, this is a great opportunity for all to throw caution to the wind and get those lungs working as we plough into a new year!
New Super Sunday Trad Sessions for Teenagers coming up
The Hawk’s Well Theatre have created a new series of daytime traditional music sessions that caters especially for teenagers. The first ‘Super Sunday Sessions’ take place at the theatre on Sunday the 21st of January and on Sunday the 18th of February, from 12.30 - 2pm.
Johnny O'Reilly accepts the award for Michael Keegan-Dolan #NDA2017 https://t.co/9y7F3XHmQG