04 Jul 2022

A week of drama in Kiltyclogher March 5-12

A week of drama in Kiltyclogher March 5-12

The door on the left by Corn Mill Theatre

Kiltyclogher Drama Festival Committee is delighted to announce the return of their Annual Drama Festival which takes place from Saturday March 5 to Saturday March 12.

Audiences can look forward to a delightful and varied programme to suit all tastes. So come along and enjoy eight nights of first class drama.

On Saturday March 5, the confined section of the festival gets off to a great start with Phoenix Players Tubbercurry performing Brian Friel’s hilarious comedy “The Communication Cord.”
If you want a good laugh this is the one for you.
Sunday 6th they have the first play in the open section with Letterkenny Music & Drama Society performing “Dramateurs” a hilarious new comedy by Kieran Kelly and a must for all lovers of amateur drama.

Monday, March 7 the second play in the confined section is performed by Enniskillen Theatre Co. They take on “The Night Alive” by Conor McPherson. This play portrays the relationship between an older man and a young girl.
Tuesday 8th they have the second play in the open section with the ever popular Cornmill Theatre who bring us a new play “The Door on the Left” by Killian McGuinness. The play is set in South Leitrim against the backdrop of the Civil War.

Wednesday, March 11 the third play in the confined section unfolds when Newtownstewart Drama Group presents “Family Plot” by Daragh Carville. Inside their family grave, three generations of Kerrs are dead and buried – but still condemned to argue!
Thursday 13th Ballyshannon Drama Group performs Arthur Miller’s powerful play “All My Sons” in the third play in the open section. Arthur Miller creates a post-war American family in a tragic downfall of lies, greed, love, and loss, and demands its audience examine their own social responsibilities to all the sons of American wars.

On Friday, March 11 Kilty welcome back the winners of the 2019 confined section, Mullingar Theatre Lab in “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Dale Wasserman. A psychiatric hospital patient Randle McMurphy leads a revolt against cold Nurse Ratched in this stage adaptation of the Ken Kesey’s famous novel.
The final night, Saturday 12th they close the festival with Dalkey Players (winners of 2018 All Ireland Drama Festival) in “Eurydice” by Sarah Rhul which retells the myth of Orpheus from the perspective of Eurydice, his wife.
The Adjudicator for this year’s festival is Declan Drohan.

The official opening will be performed by Tommy Moran, Ballinamore
The Kilty Drama Committee are “very grateful to Killasnett Co-op, Manorhamilton the main sponsors of our Festival.” They also want to thank all their sponsors for their continued support.
All patrons are guaranteed a warm welcome and an opportunity to catch up with friends over a cup of tea and some lovely homemade apple tart and buns.

Please note doors open 7.30pm and curtain up at 8pm.

Season Tickets: €50 and nightly tickets €10. Tickets on the door or on 071 9854368 /083 1847432

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