The Whistling Girl Stops Off At Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

The acclaimed Irish duo of singer and actress Honor Heffernan and composer/ keyboard player Trevor Knight proudly present their new Cabaret/Speakeasy-style show, The Whistling Girl at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Saturday 16 September, 8pm.   Trevor Knight has transformed the poems of Dorothy Parker into songs, using her witty, droll and sometimes heart rending […]

New Concert Celebrating Jeanette MacDonald And Nelson Eddy

Sheldon Nulty Music presents “Will You Remember?” starring soprano Sandra Oman and baritone Simon Morgan in an unforgettable tribute in concert to Silver Screen Icons of the 1930s and 1940s, Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy.  All of their famous songs, arias and duets – Will You Remember?; Rose Marie;  Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life; Lover […]

American Legends Show To Stop Off In Birr This March

The American Legends Show will stop off at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Friday 10 March, 8pm.   This exciting show is a celebration of the very best in American country. It includes the songs of Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton and Neil Diamond as well as a host of hits from the likes of […]

Jack L Comes To Birr With His Brand New Show “Magic Days”

One of our national treasures, the great Jack L, comes to Birr on Saturday 4 February when he plays his rescheduled gig at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre. He’s back with his brilliant band and another knock-out show, Magic Days. With an all new, self-penned album Jack promises to deliver a spectacular event with some […]

Big Band Route 66 To Perform In Birr

Route 66, the North Kildare based 16 piece big band, will bring their brilliant Live in Concert show to Birr Theatre & Arts Centre for the first time this March.   This unique show on Saturday 25 March will take the audience on a musical trip from the 1940s right up to the present day […]

Postponed: Jack L At Birr Theatre And Arts Centre On 7 January

We are sincerely sorry to advise that Jack L, scheduled for this Saturday night has to be postponed until Saturday 4 February due to illness.   Jack has come down with a severe flu, like half the country!  We wish him a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing him in February.   What do […]

Offaly To Benefit From Arts Council Investment

The Arts Council, the government agency for leading the development of the arts in Ireland, today announced funding for Birr Theatre in 2017.  Reopened in 2001, Birr Theatre is an independent, multi-discilinary arts centre with a 220 seat theatre, gallery and rehearsal space.   Arts Council Director Orlaith McBride said: “In our investment approach, we […]

Liverpool Legend Ian Rush To Visit Birr In January

Midlands Liverpool fans rejoice! Legendary footballer Ian Rush will be paying a visit to Birr, Co. Offaly in January 2017.   The retired Welsh footballer will be in town for An Evening with Liverpool Legend Ian Rush at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Wednesday 11 January, 8pm.   Birr will be one of only […]

A Unique Evening’s Entertainment In Birr Theatre

Get yourself to Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Friday 18 November for a delightfully uplifting evening’s entertainment from Cloughjordan-based master storyteller Fergus Costello.  His show TELL ME MORE LIES HORSE is filled with stories within stories, jam packed with a countless cast of unforgettable characters that will live long in the memory. With more twists […]

Magic Of The Movies Coming To Birr Theatre And Arts Centre

The Irish Chamber Orchestra presents THE MAGIC OF THE MOVIES showcasing some of Hollywood’s best film music, from classic movie scores to today’s most popular soundtracks on Friday 7 October at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre.   A selection of these colourful works feature the accordion, played with acrobatic panache by Dermot Dunne.   This programme […]

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