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Friday 18 January 2019

Tickets for All Ireland One Act Festival sell out

At the launch of the All-Ireland One Act drama festival at the Upton Court, Kilmuckridge were, front row: Cllr Mary Farrell, festival chairman Liam Buttle, ADCI chairman Aidan Reidy and Annette O’Connor, secretary. Back row: festival director Michael Johnston, Cllr Pip Breen, Cllr Malcolm Byrne and committee member Aidan O’Connor
At the launch of the All-Ireland One Act drama festival at the Upton Court, Kilmuckridge were, front row: Cllr Mary Farrell, festival chairman Liam Buttle, ADCI chairman Aidan Reidy and Annette O’Connor, secretary. Back row: festival director Michael Johnston, Cllr Pip Breen, Cllr Malcolm Byrne and committee member Aidan O’Connor

Sara Gahan

A waiting list has been drafted up to cater for drama enthusiasts who hope to get their hands on some tickets for this year's sold out All Ireland One Act Festival shows.

Three nights of top class drama are on the bill as Kilmuckridge Drama Group host the Drama Finals in the KMH from Friday, December 7, until Sunday, December 9.

Groups from across Ireland are very determined and will continue with their extreme efforts to achieve enough points to be crowned this year's overall winner.

Adjudicator is Imelda McDonagh from Gorey who is an award winning director and actress with a first class Honours MA in Theatre Studies.

Performances across the three nights begin at 8 p.m., with one additional afternoon performance on Sunday, December 9, at 2 p.m.

The full line-up is as follows: Friday, December 7 - 'The Long Wet Grass' performed by Sillian Players (Confined Section), 'Breathless' performed by Prosperous Dramatic Society (Open section) and 'The Librarian' performed by Take 5 Drama Group (Confined Section); Saturday, December 8 - 'Aubade' performed by Bradan Players (Open section), 'Smile Handsome' performed by Bailieborough Drama Group (Confined Section) and 'The Giant Killers' performed by Balally Players (Open Section); Sunday, December 9 (at 2 p.m.) - 'Wittgeinstein in the West' performed by Gunpowder Productions (Confined Section), 'Where is the Malabar' performed by Palace Players (Open Section) and 'Spectre' performed by New Ross Drama Workshop (Confined Section); Sunday, December 9 (at 8 p.m.) - 'Mr Foot' performed by Coolgreany Drama Group (Open section) and 'What's Left of the Flag' performed by The Moat Club Naas (Open Section).

Gorey Guardian

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