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Funding Night Of The Living Dead

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We’ve just launched a Fund it campaign for Night Of The Living Dead. Fund it is a fantastic crowd funding website that has been integral to so many great Irish projects getting off the ground in the past 12 months. We always waited until we had a really special show to utilise Fund it and […]

Night Of The Living Dead Teaser Trailer

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We’ve just launched the teaser trailer for our new version of Night Of The Living Dead. It gives a small taster of what to expect from the play when it opens on July 24th in the Watergate Theatre. We haven’t given too much away in terms of our version of the story but it does […]

Announcing Night Of The Living Dead

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We are very pleased to announce that our next production is the Irish stage premiere of Night Of The Living Dead. We will perform a brand new stage version of George A. Romero’s classic horror from 24th – 28th July at the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny. It will be the first time any version of the work […]

Are You Ready To Listen?

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‘The looser the better on this one I figure, so bottoms up, or whatever they say at the bar these days’ – iphigenia in orem by Neil LaBute. That’s all we’re asking. That you sit and listen to these three stories. And if you need to loosen up, then by all means loosen up. bash: […]

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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 […]

We Are The Statistics

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We get the statistics first and foremost. This is what we are pelted with day after day. A staggering array of numbers and facts, figures and percentages. 60,000 people left Ireland in 2010. A further 40,000 will leave in 2011. In June 2010, the unemployment figures were 450,000. This will rise. The national unemployment rate […]

Happy Birthday Dreamstuff!

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Before we became our own company, we started off doing plays with Dreamstuff Youth Theatre here in Kilkenny.  Back in 2006, it was far from youths that we were so we felt that we needed to branch out and do our own thing. But one of the main reasons we set up Devious Theatre was […]

Dreamstuff 10 Announced

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Dreamstuff Youth Theatre was the place where Devious Theatre got our theatrical educations and learnt the ropes and it’s still going strong after all these years. 10 years to be precise. This September Dreamstuff Youth Theatre will be 10 years old and to mark the celebrations they have just announced a near year long programme […]

Public Enemy No. 1: Ken McGuire

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Ken McGuire has previously appeared in Devious Theatre’s productions of Heart Shaped Vinyl, Cannibal! The Musical, Trainspotting, Smitten, The War Of The Worlds, Shakespeare In Bits, Stags and Hens and Accidental Death Of An Anarchist. He plays Giovanni in Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! 1. You play Giovanni. What’s he like Ken? He’s a bastard. He […]

Press Interviews, Window Displays and Hitting The Streets!

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We’ve been upping the promotional stakes this week as we’re now exactly a week off the opening of Can’t Pay? Won’t Pay! As you can see above, we completed a fairly elaborate window display yesterday in the window of St. Canice’s Credit Union on High Street, Kilkenny. What we’re really hoping is that it will […]