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Sean McGuinley

Seán McGinley: Being an actor

Seán McGinley ‘Being an actor, doing it for a living certainly was nowhere on my radar… There was no conception of something like that happening’

Aaron Monaghan: Fighting Talk and Picking Parts

The Druid stalwart nearly gave up acting in the wake of DruidMurphy but he’s kept working to improve himself and his art. “It’s like sparring,” he […]

Dublin By Lamplight

“It is not about the plays, it’s about the building!” So insists Willy Hayes, cofounder and resident playwright of the Irish National Theatre of Ireland, as […]

Curtain is raised on next chapter in national theatre

Our national theatre has new men. Welshman Neil Murray, and Scot Graham McLaren, arrived a fortnight ago via the National Theatre of Scotland to become joint […]

Corn Mill Theatre Group bring The Devil’s Ceili to the Abbey Theatre Peacock Stage

The Corn Mill Theatre Group, are ready to bringing their magic to the Peacock Stage. Their 2014 festival production of The Devil’s Céilí by Philip Doherty & Kevin McGahern, which topped […]

Kilmeen Drama Group bring The Playboy to the Abbey Theatre Peacock Stage

Kilmeen Drama Group, the three in-a-row winners, are bringing their magic to the Peacock Stage. Their 2013 festival production of The Playboy of the Western World by […]

The Silken Thomas Players bring Jerusalem to the Abbey Theatre Peacock Stage

The Silken Thomas Players, in their own words, are bringing the Ruckus to the Peacock Stage. Their 2012 festival production of Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth, which finished […]

An Amateur Drama Blog – What a Splendid Idea!

A blog would give everyone involved in Amateur Drama the opportunity to share information about developments in theatre generally. No one person can get to see […]