The life of Vincent Van Gogh

    THE Kilkenny-based theatre company, Red Alchemy, hosts a national competition in conjunction with their national tour of Vincent–A Play: a beautiful piece about the life of Vincent Van Gogh.   

    This powerful, moving play was written and originally performed on Broadway by Leonard Nimoy, better known to audiences as Star Trek’s Mr Spock, for which he garnered a Tony Award.

    Prize is a trip to Amsterdam and the Van Gogh Museum:   

    Competition rules and submission details can be found on
    In this Irish première, against the visual backdrop of over 100 of his greatest masterpieces, director Christine Scarry and actor Peter McCamley gloriously recreate the world of the misunderstood genius.

    The audience gets a moving insight into the turbulent life and times of the great painter.
    Anyone who loves art, passion and life should see this play; it is a renewing experience and an insight into one of history’s most gifted, haunted masters.
    Insert for your diary, Watergate Theatre, November 1, 056-761674.