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Pulled Comes Home

Ken McGuire
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While you’ve still got the chance, the final three performances of the 2017 tour of Pulled by Niamh Moroney take place 16,17 and 18 November in Cleere’s Theatre, Kilkenny. The show has just finished a successful run in Smock Alley in Dublin and finishes its nationwide tour with a final hometown run out. It’s been […]

Ross Costigan

John Morton
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We are heartbroken and bereft at the loss of Ross Costigan. Our collaborator, our partner in crime, our friend. He was a powerful actor, one who felt like a rock star every time he was on the stage, no matter what part he played. He brought his sense of mischief and attitude to so much […]

Work Is Progressed

John Morton
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Thanks to everyone who turned out to see Little Deviations: Volume 2 over the three night run in Cleeres Theatre. It was a joy to sell out the show each night and we hope everyone who got jammed in there really, really tightly enjoyed the show. The reaction to the six plays was stellar. The […]

Little Deviation #6: Welcome To Ireland

John Morton
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Welcome to Ireland by Robert Downes & Aoibhín MurphyDirected by Niall Bambrick Cast: Fergal Millar, Aoibhín Murphy, Robert DownesWelcome to Ireland. Welcome to the land of tradition. Welcome to the land of high rent, high tuition and getting high. Welcome to the land of art and culture. Welcome to the land of the green drugs, […]

Little Deviation #5: The Roaring Banshees

John Morton
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The Roaring Banshees by Peter McGann & John MortonDirected by Kevin Mooney Cast: Hazel Fahy, Niamh Moyles, Aoibhín Murphy, Jacqui Purcell, Rosey Hayes, Ailín Farrell, Amy MulhollandIreland, 1923. After a failed assassination attempt on Eamon De Valera, a rogue unit of Cumann na mBan flee to prohibition era Chicago where they set up a poitin […]

Little Deviation #4: Orla’s Big Comeback

John Morton
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Orla’s Big Comeback by Mairead KiernanDirected by Philip Brennan Cast: Hazel DoyleOrla’s life has been governed by Ireland AM for too long. 2,730 hours too long in fact but who’s counting? Orla, an ambitious journalism graduate, feels trapped by the hours that she has spent watching Ireland AM with her twin sister Dee, an Ireland […]

Little Deviation #3: In The Basement

John Morton
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In The Basement by Seán Delaney Directed by Aoibhín Murphy Cast: John Prendergast, Kevin Mooney, Rosey Hayes, Aoibhín Murphy Hugh really wants to be poet. However, he is inescapably and tediously bad at it. In frustration with his own short comings Hugh decides to look at all his favourite writers and see what they have […]

Little Deviation #2: Breathe

John Morton
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Breathe by Alan ButlerDirected by Natasha Murray Cast: Hazel Doyle, Amy Mulholland, Eleanor Walsh, Maria Murray, Janis Woodgate, John Prendergast, Ciaran DunphyEmily never thought she’d end up here. Being interviewed by the hospital’s psychiatrist. But this is where she is, and its what she needs to do. The stories she will tell and hear will […]

Little Deviation #1: Ag An Doras

John Morton
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Ag An Doras by Simone Kelly Directed by John Morton Cast: Alexandra Christle, Maria Murray, Seán Hackett, Ciaran Dunphy. Úna is on her annual visit to her family, the O’Sullivan’s in Kilkenny. Every time Úna visits, a familiar sight signals her arrival. A tall, elderly lady nicknamed Ag an Doras stands in a doorway, slowly […]

Six Shows. Three Nights

John Morton
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Fucking quality. Everything (especially our language) is going to be rough around the edges for Little Deviations: Volume 2. Our scratch night extravagaza returns for AKA Fringe (check out the very slick and oh so fresh programme) where we’ll be presenting six excerpts from six brand new plays: Ag An Doras by Simone Kelly Breathe […]