Strabane Drama Festival 19

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Friday 15th March

Group - Gorey Little Theatre

Play and Author - Bloomsday by Steven Dietz

Synopsis - A literary and time-travel tale, wrapped with ribbon around a wistful love story

Saturday 16th March

Group - Moat Club Naas

Play and Author - Push Up by Roland Schimmelpfennig

Synopsis - A savage satire on the rapacious nature of office lives and lust.

Sunday 17th March

Group - Knocks Drama Group

Play and Author - The Quare Land by John McManus

Synopsis - When Hugh Pugh takes his first bath in four years, a wealthy developer arrives with a straightforward proposal. Hugh however, is far from straightforward.

Monday 18th March

Group - Pomeroy Players

Play and Author - Out of Order by Ray Cooney

Synopsis - An Olivier Award-winning comedy, when Richard Willey, a government junior minister, plans to spend the evening with Jane Worthington, one of the opposition's typists, things go disastrously wrong.

Tuesday 19th March

Group - Butt Drama Circle

Play and Author - Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness

Synopsis - An Englishman, an Irishman and an American are locked up together in a cell in the Middle East. As victims of political action, powerless to initiate change, what can they do? How do they live and survive?

Wednesday 20th March

Group -Newtownstewart Theatre Company

Play and Author - Sive by J B Keane

Synopsis - Set in a remote of North Kerry, the play tells the story of the promise in marriage, of the young and beautiful Sive to an old man.

Thursday 21st March

Group -Ballyshannon Drama Society

Play and Author - The Importance of Being Earnest

Synopsis - A Trivial Comedy for Serious People a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious persona to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London.

Friday 22nd March

Group -Theatre 3 Newtownabbey

Play and Author - Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton

Synopsis - In this classic Victorian thriller Jack Manningham is slowly, deliberately driving his wife, Bella, insane. He has almost succeeded when help arrives in the form of a former detective, Rough, who believes Manningham to be a thief and murderer.

Saturday 23rd March

Group - Wexford Drama Group

Play and Author - Rabbithole by David Lindsay-Abaire

Synopsis - The 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rabbit Hole deals with the ways family members survive a major loss, and includes comedy as well as tragedy. 


Show details

Start Time: 20:00 PM
Venue: The Alley Theatre - Main Auditorium

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