Halloween

A One Act  version of The Sorcerer’s Tale

Playwright: John Scotland

First Performed : Kiltimagh, Firday November 4th

Produced By :  Philip Cribbin

Awards:
2nd Place in One Act All Ireland Finals, Carlow December 2nd

Actors : John Mannion (Brother Barnabus), John Noone (Brother Donatus), Vincent Moran (Abbot Martin), Malachy Noone (Brother Simon), Carmel Kenny (Helen of Troy), Ann Moran (Jenny O’ Brien),  Ann Greaney (Salome) Mary McCarthy (Lady Alice Mackey)

Crew :

Stage Manager: Tom Spellman
Set Design : Philip Cribbin
Set Construction: Tom Spellman
Lights: Francis Moran
Sound Jimmy Moran
Special Effects: Mike Graham
Make -up: Mary Fleming, Bridie Grealish
Props: Mary Cribbin
Costumes: Mary Duggan
Stage Crew: Brid Conneely, JJ Conneely , Liz Hession, Michael Fleming

The Sorcerer’s Tale

The play is set in a large cell in Machaire Bui Abbey in 1462, a time when the monastic ideal was somewhat in decline. Brother Barnabas , the abbey alchemist and his friends Brother Donatus and Brother Simon, are anxious to please the Abbot who is busy trying to impress an important visitor.

An experiment does not turn out as expected and strange things begin to happen. In their attempts to rectify matters they discover that the cure is worse than the disease….

Playwright: John Scotland

First Performed : Moneenageisha

Produced By :  Philip Cribbin

Awards:
Special Effects – Galway Drama Festival March 3rd;
Best Character  Actor: Mike Hession – Loughrea 7th March ;
Best Play, Best Director – Claregalway Drama Festival March 14th;
Best Play, Adjudicators Effects Award  – Claremorris March 18th;
Best Play, Most Promising Actor: Malachy Noone – Glenamaddy Festival March 21st;
5th Place in ADCI All Ireland Finals, Chareville April 13th

Actors : John Mannion (Brother Barnabus), John Noone (Brother Donatus), Vincent Moran (Abbot Martin), Malachy Noone (Brother Simon), Carmel Kenny (Helen of Troy), Ann Moran (Jenny O’ Brien), Mike Hession (Brother Marcus), Michael Fleming (Sir Andrew Mackey) Ann Greaney (Salome) Angela Commins (Lady Alice Mackey)

Crew :

Stage Manager: Tom SpellmanMichael Fleming,
Set Design : Philip Cribbin
Set Construction: Tom Spellman
Lights: Francis Moran
Sound Jimmy Moran
Special Effects: Mike Graham
Make -up: Mary Fleming, Bridie Grealish
Props: Mary Cribbin
Costumes: Mary Duggan
Stage Crew: Brid Conneely, JJ Conneely , Liz Hession, Mary McCarthy

Anyone Could Rob a Bank

Action takes place in the kitchen at the back of Badger Grey’s shop. Badger outlines his plans for the perfect bank robbery. A local bank is held up exactly as per Badgers plans and chaotic scenes follow…

Playwright: Tom Coffey

First Performed : Moneenageisha

Produced By :  Philip Cribbin

Awards:
Best Actor: John Mannion, Best Set,- Ballyhaunis Festival March ;
Best Actress Brid Conneely, Best Director – Claregalway Drama Festival March 15th;
Best Director and Best Production – Galway Drama Festival March 19th;
Adjudicators Award Vincent Moran – Claremorris March 24th;
Most Promising Actor Vincent Moran, Most Promising Actress Brid Conneely – Glenamaddy Festival April 6th;
5th Place in ADCI All Ireland Finals, Cavan April 29th

Actors : John Mannion (Badger Grey), Bridie Grealish (Noreen), Brid Conneely (Sarah), Tom Lenihan (Tony, Malachy Hanley (Jerreen), Simon Kavanagh (Windy), Vincent Moran (Sergeant), Malachy Noone (Mickey)

Crew :

Stage Manager: Michael Fleming,
Set : Tom Spellman, JJ Conneely , Martin Leonard, Siobhan Leonard
Lights: Francis Moran,
Sound Vincent Lyons
Make -up: Mary Fleming
Props: Mary Cribbin, Liz Hession
Costumes: Carmel Kenny

The Country Boy

Summary of the Play

Playwright: John Murphy

First Performed : February 22nd Claregalway Leisure Centre

Produced By :  Philip Cribbin

Overall Winner, Best Actress: Catherine O’Reilly, Best Set,- Ballyhaunis Festival March 3rd;
Best Confined Production – Galway Drama Festival March 4th;

Actors : Maura Kavanagh (Mary Kate), Simon Kavanagh (Eddie), John Mannion (Tom Maher), Catherine O’Reilly (Julia), Jackie Kenny (Curly), Liz Hession (Eileen)

Crew :

Stage Manager: Michael Fleming,
Set : Aidan Duggan, Gerry Dempsey, Joe McCaul,
Lights: Francis Moran,
Sound Vincent Lyons
Make -up: Mary Fleming
Props: Catherine Dempsey
Other duties: Agnes Lenihan, Mary Cribbin, Maudie Moran, Mary Grealish, Bríd Conneely, John Walsh, Martin Leonard

Careful Rapture

Summary of the Play

Playwright: Thomas Pobblewell

First Performed : Easter Week 1985 in Kiltulla

Produced By :  Philip Cribbin

Actors : Liz Hession (Peggy Bowers); Moira Cullinane (Laura); Catherine O’Reilly (Jean Bowers), Jackie Kenny (Ted Desmond); Carmel Kenny (Barbara Jane), Siobhán Leonard (Mrs. Blackett)

Crew : Geároid Hartigan, Aidan Duggan, Gerry Dempsey, Joe McCaul, Simon Kavanagh, Mary Cribbin, Michael Fleming

Drama at Inish

Summary of the Play:

Playwright: Lennox Robinson

First Performed : November 1984 in Clareagalway Leisure Centre

Awards :
Overall Winner, Best Actress: Catherine O’Reilly, Best Set,- Ballyhaunis Festival March 3rd;
Best Confined Production – Galway Drama Festival March 4th;

Produced By :  Síghle Meehan

Actors : Michael Spellman, Pat McCarten, Evelyn Kenny, Maureen Lenihan, Ray Kavanagh, John Mannion, Simon Kavanagh, Philip Cribbin, Carmel Kenny, Jackie Kenny, Michael Hession, Michael Fleming

Crew : Geároid Hartigan, Tom Doyle, Michael Healy, Aidan Duggan, Gerry Dempsey, Mary Duggan, Mary Fleming, Agnes Lenihan, Mary Moran, Maura Kavanagh, Mary Cribbin, Michael Fleming

Ten Little Indians

Summary of the Play:

Playwright: Agatha Christie

First Performed : 10th November 1983 in Claregalway Community Centre

Produced By :  Síghle Ní Chonaill

Actors : Michael Spellman, Pat McCarten, Evelyn Kenny, Maureen Lenihan, Ray Kavanagh, John Mannion, Simon Kavanagh, Philip Cribbin, Carmel Kenny, Jackie Kenny, Michael Hession, Michael Fleming

Crew : Geároid Hartigan, Tom Doyle, Michael Healy, Aidan Duggan, Gerry Dempsey, Mary Duggan, Mary Fleming, Agnes Lenihan, Mary Moran, Maura Kavanagh, Mary Cribbin, Michael Fleming