Dance, comedy, film and panto at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

experienced dance teacher Lisa Cahill returns to Birr next Tuesday April 10 for Children’s D-Day, Dance All Day, run by Legitimate Bodies Dance Company with individual sessions for children from 10 months to 3 year olds; 3 – 5 years olds; 6 – 9 year olds; and 10 - 12 year olds.

experienced dance teacher Lisa Cahill returns to Birr next Tuesday April 10 for Children’s D-Day, Dance All Day, run by Legitimate Bodies Dance Company with individual sessions for children from 10 months to 3 year olds; 3 – 5 years olds; 6 – 9 year olds; and 10 - 12 year olds.

Following on from his sell-out show in January, Neil Delamere returns to Birr with “Restructuring” on Thursday April 12. Equally hilarious on and off script don’t miss this opportunity to see one of Ireland’s funniest comedians take to the stage with his original brand of razor sharp wit and hilarious anecdotes making Restructuring a must-see for any discerning comedy fan.

2012 Oscar Winner My Week with Marilyn is Birr Film Club’s presentation on Tuesday April 17. In the early summer of 1956, 23-year-old Colin Clark worked as a lowly assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl. The film famously united Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe, who was also on honeymoon with her new husband, the playwright Arthur Miller. When Miller leaves England, the coast is clear for Colin to introduce Marilyn to some of the pleasures of British life.

PwC Players return to Birr for their annual visit with the pantomime Aladdin from Friday April 20 – Saturday April 21. Aladdin is a young Chinese boy being sought by the evil sorcerer Abanazar to help him find a mystical lamp containing an all powerful Genie. Meanwhile, Aladdin is getting into all sorts of trouble, trying to sneak a look at the beautiful Princess Jasmine, a crime which carries the death penalty! Aladdin’s brother and the Princess’ handmaiden try to help Aladdin, whilst two escaped pandas join him on the run. Aladdin’s overbearing mother Widow Twankey hides him, until he is persuaded by Abanazar to get the lamp under the false promise of treasure within the cave in return for his help. Failing to find any treasure, Aladdin angers Abanazar and is locked in the cave. Will our hero be able to escape?!

For further information contact (057) 9122911 or www.birrtheatre.com. Birr Theatre & Arts Centre acknowledges support from The Arts Council.