An Evening of Comedy & Drama – ‘A Bit of Land’ & ‘Faint Voices’

To keep the local drama fans entertained as we await the Confined Finals in April, Ballyshannon Drama Society will present two one-act plays on March 18th, 19th and 21st in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, at 8.30pm nightly. This promises to be a wonderful night of entertainment for all, with two very different productions. To begin, we have the one-act comedy ‘A Bit of Land’ by Agnes Adam, directed by Rachel O’Connor. Most recently seen on stage asking questions about handbags, Rachel since directed the hit production of ‘West Side Story’ in the AVS. Rachel also directed the hilarious ‘Play On’ in the Abbey Centre, and so we look forward to plenty of laughs with this show! The cast includes…

Confined Finals Update

The curtain rose on the All Ireland Amateur Drama Festival on Friday 21st of February as the first festivals opened their doors to competing groups, adjudicators and of course the audience! Rush, Kilmuckridge and Newtownstewart maintained their traditions of being the first festivals on the circuit with plays in both the Open and Confined sections. As the weeks go on, you can keep track of the competition on, where you can download this Nightly planner or follow the festivals and results. The ADCI Facebook page is updated regularly with all the latest festival news. Here in Ballyshannon, we’ll be paying close attention to the results in the Confined section to see who will be joining us in the Abbey…

Casting Announcement!

CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT!We’re delighted to share the cast list for our upcoming production of ‘A Bit of Land’, to be directed by Rachel O’Connor: Callum Gallagher – Tommy BoyleSean McLoone – Dan MurphyAndrea Whelan – Mary J. MonaghanMargaret Timoney – Biddy LynchFrankie O’Donnell – James Gormley. ‘Let the shenanigans begin!😊’ – Rachel O’Connor.

Auditions for One-Act Comedy Feb. 6th

We are delighted to announce that Rachel O’Connor will direct the one-act Irish comedy ‘A Bit of Land’, to be performed alongside ‘Faint Voices’ in March. The cast consists of Tommy (30s), Dan (60s), Mary-Jane (middle-aged), Biddy (an old woman), Master Gormley (middle-aged). The auditions will take place in the Green Room in the Abbey Arts Centre at 8pm. All welcome! PLEASE SHARE!!