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Thursday 21 August 2014

Ballymacelligott's Drinking Habits to be revealed

Published 26/02/2014 | 05:36

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WHAT better way is there to forget the winter weather for a few hours as you sit back in the company of friends and family and enjoy an evening's theatrical entertainment?

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The question is a 'pose and reply' exercise by Ballymacelligott Drama Group's PRO Siobhan O'Connor.

"This year, Ballymacelligott Drama Group is putting on a production which is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. 'Drinking Habits', written by playwright Tom Smith, is a traditional laugh-out-loud farce for the whole family that will keep audiences laughing well after the curtain call," said Siobhan.

The play is set in a convent where accusations, mistaken identities and romances run wild as a new addition to the sisterhood causes suspicion and paranoia.

The cast includes Kay Dowling, Una Kerins, Catherine Leahy, Angela Lenihan, Siobhan McCarthy, Maurice O'Connell, Leo O'Connor and Tom O'Sullivan, and the director is Ita O'Brien. The play will be stabed at 8 p.m. over three nights nights from Friday, February 28 to Sunday, March 2 at the Ivy Leaf Art Centre in Castleisland.

Ballymacelligott Drama Group was founded in 1991 and has presented numerous plays over the years, including John B Keane's 'Big Maggie' and 'Moll', 'The Memory of Water' by Shelagh Stephenson, 'Dancing at Lughnasa' by Brian Friel and some highly popular farces by another Irish playwright, Sam Cree, such as 'Cupid Wore Skirts', 'Widows' Paradise' and 'Don't Tell The Wife'.

The contact number for bookings is 087 381 8894. There will be no reserved seating, so patrons are advised to come early.

Kerryman

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