63rd Kilmuckridge Drama Festival

The cast of Kilmuckridge Drama Group in this scene from The Playboy of the Western World in Carnew recently.

By Dan Walsh

The stage is set for the 63rd Kilmuckridge Drama Festival which opens on Friday night in the KMH (Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall) and runs for seven nights. The adjudicator is Pauline Byrne and curtains up each night at 8pm.

THE LINE UP IS AS FOLLOWS; Friday, April 1st – OPEN SECTION- Ballycogley Players Drama Group presents The Beacon by Nancy Harris.

Saturday, April 2nd – CONFINED SECTION – Kilmuckridge Drama Group presents The Playboy of the Westren World by John Millingon Synge. Note; It looks like this play will be in the All-Ireland finals later in the month, so take note!

Sunday, April 3rd – CONFINED SECTION – Skibbereen Theatre Society presents Brighton by Jim Nolan.

Tuesday, April 5th – OPEN SECTION – Brideview Drama Group presents The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh.

Thursday, April 7th – OPEN SECTION – Kilrush Drama Group presents Class by Iseult Golden and David Horan.

Friday, April 8th – CONFINED SECTION – Camross Drama Group presents The Kings of the Kilburn High Road by Jimmy Murphy.

Saturday, April 9th – OPEN SECTION – Kilmeen Drama Group presents Conversations of a Homecoming by Tom Murphy.

Tickets available at the door. Season Tickets €50, Adults €12, Children €5. Visit the website kilmuckridgedramafestival.com for a synopsis of the plays.

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