A Medieval Romance – Festival Cluain Meala

Clonmel Theatre Guild is delighted to be taking part in the 2014 Festival Cluain Meala this August. As part of the Heritage Weekend we will be performing a short open-air play “A Medieval Romance” on August 10th in the Gordon Place car park. The one-act play is a medieval comedy of errors and is sure to tickle the ribs! We look forward to seeing you there. Cast:- Michael Hennessy, Ricky … [Read more...]

AGM & 2014/15 Committee

The Annual General Meeting of the Clonmel Theatre Guild was held on Thursday 5th June 2014 in Moran's pub. Thanks to Frank for his hospitality! There was an impressive turn out and, as you'd expect from a group of performers, a lot of talking to be done! The achievements of the last year were spoken of in glowing terms by the outgoing Chairperson, Esther Byrne, who was delighted that three new … [Read more...]

New Season

Clonmel Theatre Guild has some fantastic productions planned for you in our new season. So keep your eyes peeled for details later in the summer! … [Read more...]

Noises Off Cancelled

Clonmel Theatre Guild regrets to announce that, due to circumstances beyond our control, we must cancel our planned production of Noises Off. The recent rescheduling, unfortunately, didn't resolve the issues as we had hoped, and so we are left with no choice but to cancel. Tickets can be retuned to Marian's for a full refund. We regret having to take this decision and apologise to our … [Read more...]

New dates for ‘Noises Off’

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have to postpone our production of 'Noises Off' due to open on May 15th. The show will now take place 11-13 June 2014 in the White Memorial Theatre as before, when our cast of James Whelan, Esther Byrne, Suzanne Dunne, Patricia Harte, Edmond Ryan, Jim Malone, Paul Kelly, Colum Dunne and Kate O’Mahony will take to the stage to entertain you. Anyone who has … [Read more...]

Smiles all round as the Guild celebrates 45th Anniversary

Members of the guild past and present gathered in Raheen House Hotel on Tuesday 22 April 2014 to remember and celebrate our 45th Anniversary. Since 1969, the Clonmel Theatre Guild has harnessed the best of local talent to direct, produce and act in many different genres of drama and many of those turned up on the night to celebrate with us. From the hilarious to the serious and everything in … [Read more...]

Clonmel Theatre Guild celebrates 45 years

45 years ago Clonmel Theatre Guild was formed on 23 February 1969 when a group of dedicated people with a passion for drama came together for a meeting in Hearn’s Hotel. When asked about that fateful meeting one of the founding members Margo Prendergast recalled “Nowdays when an organisation is being formed, there are matters to be considered beforehand, viz, venue, funds and members. We had the … [Read more...]

Noises Off – Play by Michael Frayn

Clonmel Theatre Guild is celebrating its 45th anniversary by staging what is commonly thought of as the funniest play ever written in the White Memorial Theatre, Clonmel from 11th to 13th June. Michael Frayn’s Noises Off is, according to Pat Kenny – who recently interviewed Michael Frayn on his News Talk radio programme, the funniest play he has ever seen. Noises Off tells the story of a … [Read more...]

Prescription Murder – Play by William Link & Richard Levison

Performed: 13th –16th November 2013 It's 1962 and Dr. Roy Fleming wants out of his marriage. With help from his girlfriend he plans the perfect murder. Unfortunately for him he hasn't heard of the cigar smoking Lieutenant Colombo. Prescription Murder is our first time to see the man who was to grace our TV screens for many years to come. Written by William Link and Richard Levinson the play … [Read more...]

Trouble in Paradise – Three One-Act Plays

Performed: 12th –15th June 2013 Last Respects by Colin Calvery - Directed by Carol Acheson Henry Throgmorton (deceased) has decreed that a wake should be held in his honour. The guests, previously unknown to each other, are his wife and his two mistresses... Cast: Deadlock - Paul Kelly Valerie - Jacquie Slater Brenda - Suzanne Dunne Mrs. T - Miriam O’Connell Henry - Jim … [Read more...]