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co. kerry

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JUNE 2019





1st - 30th                DRAIOCHT – ART EXHIBITION


Featuring Syra Larkin, Jane Hilliard, Helen Lowe, Sheila Richardson, Frank O’ Sullivan, Henry Morgan and Jimmy Brohan.

 




Sat 1st


1pm                    IRELANDS CALL – Lunchtime Theatre

Written and performed by John Connors, the play takes in three generations of James’s family in Coolock, Dublin -  “Fifty years in an hour”- and what shapes them and entices them to a life of crime.


5pm                    PUBLISHING WITH ALEXANDRA PRINGLE

Meet the Editor-in-Chief of Bloomsbury Publishing. In conversation with Niall MacMonagle.


6.30pm                TALKING THEATRE

Catriona Crowe, Chairperson of the Irish Theatre Institute in conversation with Marina Carr, one of the most exceptional playwrights of her time.


8.30pm                THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE

Written by Martin McDonagh and performed by Holycross/Ballycahill Drama Group, winners of the 2019 Confined All Ireland Festival, West Clare.

 




Sun 2nd


1pm                    THE MENTAL – Lunchtime Theatre

A new play written and performed by John McKenna – The story of John Salter who spent 40 years in a mental hospital for doing a good deed.


3pm                    TISHANI SOSHI AND KIT DE WAAL – NOVELISTS

In conversation with Madeleine Keane.


4.30pm                PJ DILLON: FROM LISTOWEL TO WESTEROS

The Cinematographer and four-time IFTA winner explores his life and career in the Film Industry in conversation with Ailbhe Keogan of the Kerry Film Festival.


8.30pm                BEFORE

A new play starring Pat Kinevane set in Clery’s of Dublin on the very day the iconic store shuts for good. Commissioned by Fishamble and the team that brought you Forgotten, Underneath and Silent.

 




Thu 6th                               THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL -  BREAKING TRAD  

With Donal Murphy – Accordion, Niall Murphy – Fiddle, and Mike Galvin – Guitar.

 




Sat 15th  @ 4pm    CRUINNIÚ NA NÓG  “THE MAN WHO WAS MAGIC”,

presented by Tony  Baloney Puppet Theatre. Suitable for 4 -10 year olds. Admission Free. In association with Kerry Co. Council.

 




Thu 20th @ 11am    MAMMA- MIA 

A short musical.  End of term performance by Kerry Parents  and Friends, directed by Joe Burkett.

 




Tues 25th -  Fri 28th     THE WIZARD OF OZ 

End of term presentation by Theatrix Stage School directed by Jo Jordan.

 




 

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