Wednesday 23 October 2019

St Brigid's present 'Philadelphia'

St. Brigid's Drama Group are on stage this week in the Droichead Arts Centre, for their 70th Anniversary production, "The Philadelphia Story" by Philip Barry, which will be performed nightly, Tues 9th- Sat 13t, commencing at 8pm.

Camilla Healy, who is the director for this St. Brigid's production, has been honing the talents of a very able and committed cast to portray a sharp and witty romantic story, which explores family dynamics, class prejudice and human frailty.

This play is a classic romantic comedy set amid American high society in the 1930s. The drama centres around headstrong Tracey Lord, a wealthy socialite whose wedding plans are complicated by the simultaneous arrival of her ex-husband and an attractive tabloid gossip columnist.

Once again St. Brigid's "The Philadelphia Story" brings a mixture of new and familiar acting talent in this production - set in the upper echelons of 1930's Philadelphia society.

The cast includes Pola Campbell, Robert Mulroy, Conor Byrne, Aoife Duffy, Colin Churchill, Rosaleen Sampson, Donal Mullen, Barbara Carr, Brendan Murray, Karl Flood, Paddy Mc Guigan, Eimear O'Kane, Gerry Brennan, Genevieve Noone , Eliza Matthews. The production team includes Martina Reddan, Eoghan Darcy, Anne Boland, Mary Clayton, Deirdre Kennedy, Robin Barnes, Ailbhe Kennedy, Kay Mc Ginty, Nuala Clayton, Brenda Gillespie, Fintan Harmon, John Clayton, Maire Philips, John Mc Govern, Ambrose Mc Ginnity, Sarah Jane Mac Ardle, Oisin O Maolain, Olivia Foley. Tickets (€13 ) can be purchased through online booking (, phone booking (0419833946) or visiting the Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell St.

Drogheda Independent