The Country Boy – Play by John Murphy

Performed: 7th –10th November 2012 Eddie Maher returns to visit his birthplace in Ireland with his American wife, after many years in America. His younger brother Curly is about to leave and join him in America. Eddie doesn’t want him to go, as America isn’t as wonderful as people in Ireland think. Eddie regrets leaving Ireland and believes his brother is making the same mistake he made. His … [Read more...]

Move Over Mrs Markham – Play by Ray Cooney & John Chapman

Performed: 27th – 31st March 2012 Once upon a time there were people in love but as with every love story nothing is simple. In this case, Mr. Walter Pangbourne (John Halley) loves Mrs. Linda Lodge (Carol Acheson), who loves Mr. Henry Lodge (Jim Malone), who loves Felicity Jane Wilkinson (Esther Byrne), who loves Mr. Philip Markham (Sean Bergin), who loves Mrs. Joanna Markham (Patricia Harte), … [Read more...]

The Chastitute – Play by John B. Keane

Performed: 23rd – 26th November 2011 This is a John B. Keane play and in it he has captured rural Ireland with all their prejudices and morals in an hilarious and insightful way. There is a wonderful and experienced cast; indeed Ger Meagher shines as The Chastitute in a part that could have been written for him. Among the large cast is Amanda Kirwan who is known for her comedy and Sean … [Read more...]

The Crucible – Play by Arthur Miller

Performed: 3rd-5th December 2009 The Crucible by Arthur Miller forms part of the 20th Century Theatrical Cannon. This classic parable draws on two parallels – the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 and a period of American history from the 1950’s when McCarthyism and the fear of Communism run riot. This is a story about the small province of Salem in Massachusetts, which was whipped into a frenzy of … [Read more...]

Noises off – Play by Michael Frayn (2001)

Performed: March 2001 Noises Off centres on a second-rate theatre company’s disastrous tour of a bawdy (and badly written) bedroom farce called ‘Nothing On’. Lines are forgotten, props are misplaced and the numerous relationships between the actors and their hapless director constantly threaten to derail the performance. A hugely challenging production, the three acts of Noises Off watches … [Read more...]