Monthly Archives: January 2016

  Ballyshannon Drama Society return to the Abbey Arts Centre on February 9th with the premiere of this year’s circuit production, ‘Old Times’ by Harold Pinter, starring Rachel O’Connor as Kate, Richard Hurst as Deeley and Trish Keane as Anna, directed by Conor Beattie. The play is set on a late summer’s eve when husband and wife Deeley and Kate welcome Anna, Kate’s old friend and flatmate, into their home. Over the course of the evening, and many brandies, the trio recall the old times in London, twenty years earlier. It soon becomes obvious, however, that not all memories are recalled equally, leading to tension and questions for everyone…including the audience.      

Have you always been interested in acting, but don’t know where to start? Would you like to get more involved in local drama? Have you promised yourself that you will follow through on your 2016 new year’s resolution to pursue your dreams? Then Ballyshannon Drama Society is here to help! Ballyshannon Drama Society will host an acting workshop in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon, on Saturday the 30th of January. This workshop is open to anyone with an interest in acting, regardless of age or experience. It will run from 10am to 5pm, and will cover different aspects of acting, performance and stagecraft. The facilitator for the workshop is John Carty of the Blue Raincoat Theatre Company.  John has extensive experience…