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JULY 2019




Tues 2nd

THE WIZARD OF OZ

Presented by Theatrix Stage School & directed by Jo Jordan.






Wed 3rd & Thu 4TH    

BY THE BOG OF CATS

St. John’s Youth Theatre presents a play by Marina Carr directed by Chris Fitzgerald. Set in the mysterious landscape of the bogs of rural Ireland, the play tells the story of Hester Swane, an Irish traveller with a deep connection to her land who embarks on a terrible journey of vengeance.    

               





Fri 5th- 31st

TURAS AR AIT EILE

A combined art exhibition by Ann Hennessy, artist/sculptor of Tubrid Studios Ardfert and Daireen McMullin Browne. Opening at 7pm July 5th. All welcome.

    

                  




Fri 12th

THE BEST OF TRADITIONAL WITH BACKWEST

With Maureen & Brendan Browne – fiddle & accordion, Lord of the Dance, Peter Vickers on hand and foot percussion and Fabian Joyce – guitar & vocals.



       

          

Wed 17th

THE ALECIA NUGENT BLUEGRASS BAND

The best of American country and bluegrass with this six piece group from Louisiana featuring musician and vocalist Alecia, guitar banjo, bass, dobro and fiddle.






Fri 19th

MY AUNT BEE

A new play by Seamus O’Rourke. “I’ve had some lovely aunts, that’s until I met  my aunt Bee for the first time. She’s a hundred! A bossy Americanized vodka drinking maniac of a woman with far too much luggage. Why is she here?” The cast features Seamus O’Rourke and Bairbre Ní Chaoimh and is directed by  Laura Dowdall.






Wed 24th

FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY

Written and directed by Carmel Winters. The film is set in Ireland in 1972 and follows the story of Frances, a teenage girl from the travelling community. She is inspired by her idol Muhammad Ali to casually train as a boxer herself.




   

              

Fri 26th

HOWIE THE ROOKIE

A play by Mark O ’Rowe presented by Stagemad Theatre Co., A wild urban Odyssey through a nightmare Dublin as two characters recount their Intertwined stories of one fateful night.






Wed 31ST

CATCH OF THE DAY

An award winning play presented by Red Fox Theatre Co.  Set in Ireland 1966, Joe Welsh a skipper sails into Dingle Bay with a very unusual catch. What follows is a ridiculous series of events, lots of laughs and live Trad music, all set in a Dingle pub.




 

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