And we’re back! Or are we still stuck? Join us in Development Hell. John Cleere’s Bar & Theatre. October 12th. One Night Only. We’re delighted to return to the stage for the first time since September 2019. Come see what we’ve been cooking as we’ve stewed in our own juices for the last two years. […]
The Abbey Theatre have announced the recipients of their Commemoration Bursaries, an open call for artists to explore work around Ireland’s War Of Independence and Civil War. We are delighted to see that Peter McGann and John Morton will be supported in the development of their new play The Folklore Commission. This is the third […]
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The word is out on the streets about The Roaring Banshees. “Director Sarah Baxter collaborated beautifully with McGann and Morton to create a production that is stylish and gripping as well as uproarious and horrific” – Broadway World “McGann and Morton splice together two dramatic historical scenarios with hilarious effect…. Ali Fox and Nessa Matthews […]
Margaret. The most beautiful woman in her hometown. Friend. Criminal. This weekend we’re presenting a work in progress reading of Margaret, a new play by Niamh Moroney. Margaret: the beauty of her town-land, a rebellious soul, a “floozy”, a close family friend, a personal hero, a criminal; sentenced to death by the Irish State […]
We’ve just landed a new trailer for The Roaring Banshees to kick off this weeks Dublin run. We’re excited to be back in Smock Alley Theatre where we previously performed Vehicle, Pulled and Some Flood. This trailer is cut from the Kilkenny run of the show and it’ll give you a little taster (but not […]
We made an appearance on RTÉ Radio One’s Arena this past Tuesday night to talk about The Roaring Banshees. Actors Nessa Matthews (‘Red’ Alice Bannion) and Ali Fox (Kitty McGillicutty) along with co-writer John Morton spoke to Sean Rocks about our new show. They touch on the history, the style, the characters, the music and […]
“If they come at us guns blazing, we fire back. No let up.” And here’s the final character introduction of The Roaring Banshees. And right on opening night for good measure! Alice Bannion aka Red Alice. A militant socialist, Cumann na mBan poster girl and ambitious gang leader. Cares only for an outlaw’s life. Could […]