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The Makings Of A Ripping Yarn

John Morton
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The History: The Squad, originally nicknamed the Twelve Apostles, was a real life unit that were founded by Michael Collins in the run up to the War Of Independence. Their main goal was to counteract British Intelligence at this time, through means mostly focusing on assassinations. They did, as we term it in the play […]

Ciara Donegan

Burnin’ Hell

John Morton
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Well, that escalated quickly. By the morning of opening night The Hellfire Squad had pretty much sold out its night time run in Dublin and now, it’s entirely gone for each night. This is a hot show, on a hot week. Hot as hell, you could say. The response has been phenomenal thus far and […]

Ciara Donegan

Play Until Fade Out…

John Morton
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This weeks entire run of Heart Shaped Vinyl in Cleeres Theatre has been sold out. All four nights for this week are gone with a small chance of returns on the door if you want to take a punt. For the past 4 performances Cleeres Theatre has been stretched to capacity. Thanks so much to […]

Ciara Donegan

This Is War

John Morton
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We’re very happy to unveil the main trailer for our new production War Of Attrition. The trailer features cast members John Doran, Roseanna Purcell and John Morton (the writer himself) as their characters Alan, Daisy and Chris, recounting some of the events of the play. But are they reliable narrators or is it just self […]

Ciara Donegan

Revisiting Night Of The Living Dead

Ken McGuire
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This time last year we were up to our collective eyes in pre-production on Night Of The Living Dead, what was – and currently is – our biggest production to date. We screened a recording of the show publicly during last years Rockfall Festival at which time cast, crew and the general public got to […]

Ciara Donegan

A Gaggle Of Saints

John Morton
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Amy Dunne plays Sue in A Gaggle Of Saints. Here she talks about the challenges of a duologue and her love of LaBute. I had always hoped Devious would to a Neil LaBute play. I read The Shape of Things about seven years ago and so began my love for this playwright. I made it […]

Ciara Donegan

Bash Trailer

John Morton
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We went and made a trailer for our production of bash: latterday plays by Neil LaBute. And here it is: It is made up of the opening lines from each of the three plays within bash: iphigenia in orem, a gaggle of saints and medea redux. It also features the song ‘Solitude’ from Billie Holiday, […]

Ciara Donegan

Bash Final Poster

John Morton
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This is the final poster for our production of Neil LaBute’s bash: latterday plays which runs from October 17th – 22nd in Cleeres Theatre, Kilkenny. It showcases the four letter based posters that we’ve released throughout the week, featuring the cast of the play Amy Dunne, Ken McGuire, John Morton and Annette O’Shea. As usual, […]

Ciara Donegan

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John Morton
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‘I don’t even stop to think this through’ Our final poster from bash: latterday plays is of Ken McGuire playing the part of John in a gaggle of saints, directed by Annette O’Shea. In a gaggle of saints, a young Mormon couple tell the story of a romantic weekend in New York in duologue form. […]

Ciara Donegan

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John Morton
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‘We been doing things so wrong for so long that it all starts to feel okay after a while.’ The third of our bash: latterday plays posters is from medea redux, which will be performed by Annette O’Shea and directed by John Morton. In medea redux, a woman tells the complex story of an affair […]

Devious 10 And Done