‘Five Kinds of Silence’

Ballyshannon Drama Society


‘Five Kinds of Silence’


Shelagh Stephenson

Directed by Anne Mc Hugh

5 kinds of silence Oct'17 (10)


Participating in the All Ireland One Act Drama Festival competition 2017

‘Five Kinds of Silence’ is an in-yer-face theatre play by the playwright Shelagh Stephenson, published in 2004. It tells the story of a family living under the power of a vicious father. ‘Five Kinds of Silence’ will participate in the All Ireland One Act Drama festival circuit under the direction of Anne Mc Hugh. Please be advised, this play deals with mature themes.

Billy – Michael Mc Mullin

Mary – Rachel O’Connor

Janet – Louise Larkin

Susan – Audrey Davitt

Policeman/Detective/Psychiatrist/Lawyer – Terence Mc Eneaney

Police Inspector/Psychiatrist/Lawyer – Moya Ferguson

Director – Anne Mc Hugh

Set Design – Trish Keane

Set Construction – Paul Mc Gonigle and John Travers

Sound Design – Trish Keane

Sound Technician – Seán O’Connor, Trish Keane

Stage Crew – Linda Gallagher, Carl Duggan, Aiden Mc Guinness, Mary Duggan

One Act Festival Appearances

Sunday Nov. 5th – Ballina

Saturday Nov. 11th – Mullagh

Sunday Nov. 12th – Kiltimagh

Friday Nov. 17th – Tubercurry

Sunday Nov. 19th – Manorhamilton

Abbey Arts Centre Appearances

Tuesday Oct. 17th (cancelled due to Storm Ophelia)

Wednesday Oct. 18th

Thursday Oct. 19th

Saturday Oct. 21st