Drama: The Mean Streets of Garradrimna // by Frank Shouldice

Rapscallion Drama Group presents
The Mean Streets of Garradrimna
by Frank Shouldice
Directed by Teresa Coleman
Friday February 8th 2019 at 8pm
Tickets: €12
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This play is an immensely clever adaptation of Brinsley MacNamara’s The Valley of The Squinting Windows, the book that electrified Delvin, Co. Westmeath in 1918 with its savage portrait of small-town malevolence and gossip. Frank Shouldice manipulates the story in such a way as to humanise the characters without detracting from their essential qualities. The play is also very funny, and extremely well-paced. A perfect and intelligent centenary transformation of an important Irish novel.

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Drama: Nobody’s Talking to Me // by Tommy Marron

Rahan Drama Group presents
Nobody’s Talking to Me
by Tommy Marron
Directed by Geraldine Buggy
Friday 29th March – Saturday 30th March 2019 at 8pm
Tickets: €10
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It’s supposed to be a day of special celebration as Mattie and Maggie Conway celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. However, few people know that they haven’t spoken a word to each other in ten years. When […]

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Drama: Sive // by John B. Keane

Fourth Wall Laois Theatre Group present
Sive
by John B. Keane
Directed by David Corri
Saturday 27th April 2019 at 8pm
Tickets: €12
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Fourth Wall Laois Theatre Group’s production of Sive brings a contemporary credibility to J B Keane’s timeless tale of young love, materialism, family life, and women’s place in the world.  Though set in the sixties, this […]

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Drama: The Matchmaker by John B. Keane

The Matchmaker
by John B. Keane
Directed by Michael Scott
Friday 10th May 2019 at 8pm
Tickets: €17
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The Matchmaker based on the novella Letters of a County Matchmaker by John B. Keane one of Ireland’s most celebrated writers, stars Mary McEvoy and Jon Kenny who play a myriad of characters in this hilarious and earthy dramatic comedy.

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Drama: The Mental by John McKenna

Mend and Makedo Theatre present
The Mental
by John McKenna
Directed by Angela Keogh
Thursday 16th May 2019 at 8pm
Tickets: €15
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Set in a psychiatric hospital in 1990, at a time when patients were being rehoused in community houses, The Mental is a warm, beautiful, often funny and sometimes heart breaking story of a man who spent four decades in care for doing a good deed.

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