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Devious 10 And Done

John Morton
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And that’s a wrap on our Devious 10 programme marking a decade of us making theatre that can be described as somewhat devious. Thanks so very much to everyone who came to support the three plays we produced this year. A special thanks to our venues, the Kilkenny threesome of Cleeres Theatre, The Watergate Theatre […]

Ciara Donegan

Smitten Goes To Storyland

John Morton
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It’s not often that a play you produced gets turned into a TV pilot but that’s exactly what’s happened with Smitten. John Morton’s second play which we originally produced back in 2008 and revived again in 2011, has become one of this years RTÉ Storyland offerings on the RTÉ Player. Produced by Mycrofilms and shot […]

Ciara Donegan

Dream Sequence

John Morton
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We’re celebrating the arrival of summer by releasing some video of our summer set production of Smitten by John Morton. The play itself takes place over a rain sodden summer in Kilkenny so we earnestly hope we can avoid another miserable summer this year. But considering our 2008 and 2011 summer productions of Smitten took […]

Ciara Donegan

Smitten Munster Express Review

John Morton
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By Liam Murphy From the July 8th edition of The Munster Express The excellent Devious Theatre Company completed their residency with Kilkenny Arts Office with an updating of another John Morton play – Smitten – a Kilkenny love story, a play that wants to be a musical. As ever there is a newness, a freshness, […]

Devious 10 And Done

We Came. We Danced. We Sang.

Ken McGuire
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It’s day three of Solstice here in Cork and the opening night performance of Smitten seems like it was last week, such is the hive of activity around Solstice, Cork Midsummer Festival and just Cork in general. For us, it was curtains up to a great audience on Thursday evening for a 6pm performance to […]

Devious 10 And Done

Tools For Theatre Companies: A Forum

Ken McGuire
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We’re approaching three years together as a theatre company. Three years of meetings, chats, planning, finance, funding, arguments, resolving arguments, advertising, pimping (of shows, not cast members), tea drinking, writing, scripting, lighting, directing… We’re often asked how we do it. A conversation yesterday threw up the suggestion that we’re setting trends in certain areas. Far […]

Ciara Donegan