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Siona ni gCopaleen aka The Morrigan

John Morton
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“Hands for killing” Here’s the first full introduction to one of The Roaring Banshees of our upcoming gangster yarn. Siona ni gCopaleen aka The Morrigan is a deadpan, chain smoking executioner, feared throughout the land as the harbinger of death. Trigger happy and takes every slight personally and with a smile. The Assassin. Siona is […]

Trigger Happy Harpies

John Morton
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Cover your ears, The Roaring Banshees are about to howl… Here’s the first full look at the cast of our upcoming gangster yarn from Peter McGann & John Morton. A gun slinging, barn burning, bootlegging, coddle cooking, tan slaying, bullet riddling, body burying, bloodcurdling squadron of trigger happy harpies have just landed in the Windy […]

Ladies And Gentlemen, The Banshees!

John Morton
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We are over the moon to introduce the cast of our new production The Roaring Banshees. Laura Brady, Amy Dunne, Ali Fox, Nessa Matthews, Clodagh Mooney Duggan, Aine Ni Laoghaire, Aoife Spratt. We’re very excited to see these fantastic actors bring the trigger happy harpies to life when our new gangster yarn hits stages in […]

A New List

John Morton
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We made a new list. Our new poster for The Roaring Banshees reveals the names of the seven women who make up Cumann na mBan’s most feared unit. Chicago, 1923. After a failed assassination attempt on Eamon de Valera, a rogue Cumann na mBán unit flee across the Atlantic to escape the law. With Prohibition […]

The Roaring Banshees

John Morton
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We’re kicking off 2019 with a bang by announcing our brand new show. And there’s a lot of bangs in this one! The Roaring Banshees by Peter McGann and John Morton is a rip roaring gangster saga that takes us into the world of Irish immigrants in 1920’s Chicago at the height of Prohibition. The […]

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 #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 […]

The Roaring Banshees Workshopping

John Morton
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This week we’re workshopping The Roaring Banshees, a new play by Peter McGann and John Morton, the writers of The Hellfire Squad. “January 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 bootlegging operation and are […]