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The Writers Room

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Poor Peter McGann is missing from this but if it’s any consolation, he’s not as handsome as this shower. On Monday, 5 of the 6 writers behind Little Deviations met up to have a round table chat with Ken McGuire (our multi tasking producer) for The Arts Show on KCLR96FM. John Doran, Kevin Mooney, John […]

Little Deviation #1: Girls In Africa

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Girls In Africa is a new play currently being written by John Kennedy who previously wrote Shifting and Phantasm for us. I wanted to write a play that laughed at the idea that a group of affluent kids from the first world could solve third world problems with only good intentions, elbow grease and their […]

12 Months Later…

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We’ve had a really good year. And if the world ends on Friday, then we’re going out on a high note. 2012 saw us produce the Irish stage premiere of Night Of The Living Dead. It was a big show. Definitely our biggest to date. So big we couldn’t move it anywhere to show it […]

In Love With The Buzz

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Published in The Munster Express, week ending September 7th Phantasm review by Liam Murphy Devious Theatre Company in Kilkenny are impressive, especially the way they bring good. new work to the stage. They champion new writers for young audiences, and they support these young theatre makers, with brash confidence and excellent actors and technicians. If […]

Portions For Foxes

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Published in The Kilkenny People on 29th August. Phantasm review by Michael Andrew Clancy. Phantasm is the latest offering from local theatrical innovators, the Devious Theatre Company. Written by John Kennedy, directed by John Morton, produced by Ken McGuire, and starring Colin O’Brien and Hazel Doyle, Phantasm tells the story of Leaving Cert students, Adam […]

To The Bottom Of The Sea

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Phantasm finished on Saturday night to a packed house and a standing ovation. It was a lovely way to send the play home after a summer of performances. And finishing it on home turf for OUT For The Weekend was the cherry on top. We brought John Kennedy’s play to Solstice and Abhainn Rí, two […]

A Boy Called Adam

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As we approach our final performances of Phantasm tonight, we have a brief chat with Colin O’Brien about the show. Are you enjoying bringing the play home to Kilkenny? It’s great to be playing on home turf, and there’s definitely a sense of relief amongst everyone that our little touring show has reached its ultimate […]

Scrounging For Tickets

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Phantasm had its debut showing in Kilkenny last night, kicking off the third annual OUT For The Weekend festival. John Kennedy’s one act comedy opened to a packed house in Cleeres Theatre at 8pm last night and we were squeezing in chairs until the last minute. The show went off without a hitch. Actually, no, […]

Phantasm Comes Home

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After a long summer trawl of touring Phantasm and performing the Irish stage premiere of Night Of The Living Dead, we’ve now hit our final port of call for 2012. Phantasm arrives in Kilkenny tonight as part of the third annual OUT For The Weekend festival. John Kennedy’s one act comedy about the relationship between […]

The Refresh Button

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The director of Phantasm talks about why you should see this play. This is usually the point in a production where I write one of those articles where I give an overview of everything that has happened so far on a production and generally try and sum up how the experience has been. This one […]