Drama Festival Week 2011 Begins at Holycross Tipperary

Drama Festival Week 2011 kicks off in Holycross on Friday 18th March and runs up until and including Saturday 26th March.  The hosts of this hugely attended Tipperary Festival, namely Holycross/Ballycahill Drama Group, have been successfully running this event since 1983.  This year the festival will boast some stunning  nights of theatre, performed by passionate theatre groups from all over Ireland, in their newly restored St. Michael’s Community Centre, beside the 13th century Abbey of Holy Cross, former which now boasts comfortable seating, including a balcony area, for some 500 of its patrons.

The show starts at 8.30 pm nighlty during the festival, except for the final night where the show will start at 8 pm.  Admission will be €12 each night, with students and o.a.p’s being charged €6.  The season ticket for all 9 performances costs €60.

Tipperary Drama Festival Programme 2011

Fri 18th March: Holycross/Ballycahill DG  ‘Lovers At Versaille ‘  by Bernard Farrell.

Sat 19th March: Skibbereen Theatre Society ‘A Kiss On The Bottom ‘ by Frank Vickery.

Sun 20th March: Conna Drama Group ‘Stolen Child ‘ by Yvonne Quinn & Bairbre Ni Chaoimh.

Mon 21st March: Schull Drama Group ‘Kindly Leave The Stage ‘ by John Chapman.

Tues 22nd March: Silken Thomas Players ‘Angels In America ‘  by Tony Kushner.

Wed 23rd March: Bunclody/Kilmyshall DG ‘The Mai ‘ by Marina Carr.

Thurs 24th March: Brideview Drama Group ‘The Clearing ‘ by Helen Edmundson.

Fri 25th March: Palace Players ‘Doubt – A Parable ‘ by John Patrick Shanley.

Sat 26th March: Nenagh Players ‘Out Of Order ‘ by Ray Cooney.

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