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Quintessentially Anthony plays on!

There is no rest for the Kinahan as 2018 looks set to become another very busy one for Quintessence Theatre Company! Their next play is an original devised work called Some of Our Children – which brutally exposes the failures of the Irish Child Care system. Anthony will be playing An Táin all this week Tues – Sat with matinées on […]

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Lookin Deadly in Bewley’s Café Theatre

Fresh from their two sold-out nights in the MAC theatre in Belfast and a warm reception at Roscommon Arts Centre in Jan, Lookin Deadly is back on tour where lucky Dubliners can check it out in Bewley’s Café Theatre, Powerscourt until Sat 17th Feb! Written and performed by Castaway’s Niamh McGrath and directed by our own […]

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Dave’s All Honey to FAT DAD

Fresh from a packed and highly successful 3 week run at Bewley’s Theatre with the award winning All Honey, from 8th – 27th January, David Fennelly is straight into rehearsals for FAT DAD at the Complex in Smithfield which will run from 13th – 25th February 2018. Together with fellow Castaway member David O’Meara, they will be part […]

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30 years and casting…

*CASTAWAY ACTORS AGENCY IS 30 YEARS OLD THIS MONTH* We’d like to wish all our members, clients and supporters a very happy anniversary as we in Castaway celebrate our 30th year in business this month. Castaway was set up in February 1988 by sixteen members intent on promoting each other’s careers. We’re now thirty years on and […]

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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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