Monthly Archives: January 2017

— Ballyshannon Drama Society presents ‘The Real Thing’  — Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon — Feb. 14th, 15th, 16th & 18th — 8.30 nightly We are excited to announce the return of Ballyshannon Drama Society to the Abbey stage with this year’s circuit production, ‘The Real Thing’ by Tom Stoppard, opening Valentine’s Night.  Deeply moving and startlingly funny Tom Stoppard’s razor sharp drama brilliantly examines the complex nature of love, art and reality. Directed by Christian Carbin, the cast includes Ballyshannon Drama regulars Trish Keane, Richard Hurst, Rachel O’Connor and Terence Mc Eneany and relative newcomers Conor Friery, Simon Ferris and Louise Larkin.  Book early to avoid disappointment! — Bookings: 0719851375 –Tickets: €12/€10 concessions –Opening Night Special: all tickets €10 –Goups…

This year we are delighted to welcome David Vince to Ballyshannon to act as adjudicator in the 2017 Ballyshannon Drama Festival, which will run from March 11th-19th. David studied at Birmingham Theatre School and has acted professionally for stage and television. His involvement with amateur theatre spans some forty years, during which time he has worked at almost every job in the theatre both backstage and front-of-house: from painting scenery, set design and construction to publicity and administration. His main loves are acting and directing and he has won many festival awards in both fields. He is a former Vice Chairman of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators, having been a member since 1986. He served for eight years as a member of…