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Charley's Aunt
The Glass Menagerie
The King
Present Laughter
Guests of the Nation
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Move Over Mrs Markham
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
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The Merchant of Venice

All Ireland One-Act Finals 2017

'At The Hawk's Well' by W B Yeats

At The Hawk's Well One Act Finals in Letterkenny 1 to 3 December 2017

'At the Hawk's Well' by William Butler Yeats was first performed in 1916 and is loosely based on the stories of Cuchulain. Yeats wrote five such plays about the mythological hero of ancient Ulster. This work was the first play written in English to incorporate aspects of the Japanese Noh Theatre.

Through movement, sound and poetic language this presentation of the play transports you to a land of mythology. It is a creative re-imagining of the play while staying true to the Japanese Noh theatre which originally inspired it.

'At the Hawk's Well', directed by Aoibhinn Healy, was awarded first place in four of the five festivals at which it competed and has qualified for the All Ireland One Act Finals in Letterkenny at the beginning of December 2017.

The play was performed at the following festivals on the One Act Circuit:

  • Fri 27 October in Skerries - 1st Place
  • Sat 28 October in Coolgreaney - 1st Place
  • Sat 04 November in Naas - 1st Place
  • Fri 17 November in Dundrum - 1st Place
  • Sat 18 November in Ballymahon - 2nd Place

For more see the What's On page.


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Dundrum One Act Festival 2017

dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum – 17 to 19 November

Dundrum One Act Festival dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum Town Centre

The Dundrum One Act Drama Festival returns to the dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum, Dublin from Friday to Sunday, 17 to 19 November 2017.

Drama groups from across the country will compete over the three nights of the festival. Each night the Festival Adjudicator Donal Courtney will review the plays and on the final night he will select the winners.

See the Dundrum Festival page in the What's On section for more information including a list of the plays that will be performed.


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Balally Players Christmas Show

Marlay Park House 6 to 9 December 2017

At The Hawk's Well Marlay Park House 6, 7, 8 and 9 December 2017

The Balally Players show, ‘Christmas at Marlay’, is the perfect way to start Christmas. This delightful evening of seasonal sentiment – a heart-warming collection of music, song, recitation, monologue and comedy – is staged in the ideal setting, the Oval Room at Marlay Park House, Grange Road, Rathfarnham.

With tea, coffee, mulled wine and flavoursome mince pies at the Interval, it's a great evening for all the family. Since its inception, more than twelve years ago, it has become a 'must see' event on the Christmas entertainment calendar.

The show will be performed on Wednesday 6 to Saturday 9 December 2017 at 8pm each evening in Marlay Park House.

Tickets (€15/€12) may be purchased through the dlr Mill Theatre website (www.milltheatre.ie) or the Box Office on 01-296 9340.


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Gate Theatre
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright – from 6 Jul 2017.

GATE: 'Tribes' by Nina Raine. 28 Sep to 11 Nov 2017

GATE: 'The Red Shoes' by Hans Christian Andersen in a new version by Nancy Harris. 23 Nov 2017 to 27 Jan 2018

Abbey Theatre
'Katie Roche' by Teresa Deevy. 28 Aug to 23 Sep 2017

ABBEY: 'Rossum’s Universal Robots' Youth Theatre Ireland. 21 to 26 Aug 2017

ABBEY: 'Ulysses' Dermot Bolger’s version of James Joyce’s classic. 3 to 28 Oct 2017

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