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Irish Times Theatre Award nomination!

We’re buzzing in Castaway Tower with the news that our recent recruit Gemma Kane, together with cast mates (Honi Cooke, Ethan Dillon, Gordon Quigley, Meg Healy, Michael-David McKernan and Toni O’Rourke) from Reality:Check Productions’ staging of Disco Pigs and Sucking Dublin by Enda Walsh in Smock Alley Theatre Dec 17, have been nominated in the BEST ENSEMBLE category at the Irish […]

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Off to a flying start!

Flying to Kilkenny! Julie is excited to be heading to Kilkenny this January and February 2018 to work with Barnstorm Theatre on their new play Barney Carey Gets His Wings written by Brendan Murray and directed by Martin Drury. Julie will play a bearded lady called Agnes; a mystical, otherworldly character who helps Barney realise his own […]

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Award win for Amy!

We’re delighted to announce that Amy Conroy has been awarded the 2017-18 Phelim Donlon Playwright’s Bursary and Residency! The Irish Theatre Institute and Tyrone Guthrrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig announced that Amy was selected from a shortlist of 10 by a panel including Siobhán Bourke, Dr. Pat Donlon and playwright and director Martin Murphy. The bursary was set up in honour the late Phelim […]

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Aladdin at The Mill!

Joanne Quinn is gearing up for a very busy holiday period. She, together with an all star cast will be entertaining audiences in ALADDIN which plays at the Mill Theatre, Dundrum from this Fri 8th December to Sun 7th January. Weekdays shows (bar Mondays) are at 10am and 11.15am. Weekend shows and up to 23rd you […]

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The Humours of 2017

Heading up to The MAC in Belfast tomorrow is Margaret Mc Auliffe whose one-woman show The Humours of Bandon plays there tomorrow night Friday 1st, and Saturday 2nd December, rounding off a very busy 2017 for the Fishamble show. Following the highly successful spring and autumn national tours (including a critically acclaimed 4 week run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Margaret […]

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not 1…not 2…not 3…but FOUR in the 24 (hr plays)!

Yesterday marked the announcement of the annual 24 Hour Plays: Dublin a one-night-only gala event, in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre which will take place on Sunday 28th January 2018 at 7:30pm on the Abbey stage. The team of artists due to take part are being assembled at present but it was revealed yesterday that […]

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Gemma cast in Sucking Dublin!

Right out of the blocks for Castaway’s Gemma Kane! She has just been cast as FAT in Reality:Check Productions‘s Sucking Dublin in Smock Alley Theatre! The show will run 4 – 16 Dec at 7:30pm in the Boys’ School. Gemma is currently rehearsing with this stellar cast, for more information click on the link attached. Best of […]

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