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Lockdown on Tour

After another succesful run at The New Theatre, Amy O’Dwyer goes on tour with Lockdown to The Watergate in Kilkenny, The Source in Thurles, and The Lyric in Belfast!

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Irish Times Theatre Award Nominations!

Irish Times Theatre Awards Nominations!

Blue Raincoat Theatre Company has been nominated for a Judges Special Award for its imaginative restoration of the theatre of WB Yeats as part of its A Country Under Wave programme. Starring our very own Fiona McGeown, Nichola MacEvilly and John Carty.  Best of luck guys!
ANU show Pals: the Irish at Gallipoli, which starred Shane Whisker is also up for Best production and Best Lighting Design!
Wishing the best of luck to all the nominees, from all at Frontline Actors
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1916 Seachtar na Casca

Did you catch Rory Mullen and Liam Burke last night on TG4′s 1916 Seachtar na Casca?
Rory as Tom Clarke, Liam as John Daly.

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Deborah Wiseman

We’re delighted to announce Deborah Wiseman will shortly begin filming on Jack Taylor!
Also “The School for Wives” -starring Deborah has made it into Emer O’Kellys 2015 theatre roundup! “The School for Wives by AC Productions presented with verve and wicked humour” Congrats Deborah!

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IFTA WINNER!

Congratulations on the IFTA win to Cumman na mBhan 100 , featuring Geraldine McAlinden in the role of Agnes O’Farrelly.

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Geraldine appearing in Red Rock

Tune in tomorrow 3rd December to see Geraldine McAlinden appearing in Red Rock on TV3

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Nichola MacEvilly to appear in “Seven Women”

Nichola MacEvilly is set to take on the role of ace sniper, suffragette and rebel Margaret Skinnider in Seven Women for RTE Television and Tile Films.

The story of seven out of over two hundred women who fought in the Easter Rising 1916.

Now there’s one wide awake feminist!

#sevenwomen #wakingthefeminists

 

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The School for Wives, featuring Deborah Wiseman returns to The New Theatre by Popular demand!

Molière’s The School for Wives, adapted and directed by Peter Reid returns to The New Theatre by popular demand from 16th-28th November.

Do not miss Deborah Wiseman in this hilarious show!

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Fiona McGeown in Blue Raincoat’s Playboy of the Western World

Fiona McGeown is starring as the Widow Quin in Blue Raincoat Theatre Companies national tour of Playboy of the Western World and has got some fantastic reviews for her performance.
The last few dates are this Saturday in Roscommon Arts Centre http://roscommonartscentre.ie and Galways Town Hall Theatre from October 29th to 31st http://tht.ie/2252/The-Playboy-Of-The-Western-World...
                                                  

REVIEWS

Playboy of the Western World

**** “A fascinating Production” Peter Crawley – The Irish Times

“Stellar performances by much of the cast including Fiona McGeown, who was impossible to take your eyes off whenever she was onstage”  Martha Kearns – Sunday Business Post

“The shrewd Widow Quin played by the subtly superb Fiona McGeown” Chris McCormack – Musings in intermissions

“it is Fiona McGeown who steals the show with a staggering performance as Widow Quin” – Motley Magazine

 

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Donncha O’Dea returning to The Gaiety Panto.. Oh yes he is!

Donncha O’Dea will be returning to The Gaiety Panto for the second year running for their production of Little Red Riding Hood and The Big Bad Wolf. Donncha will be playing the role of Mama Bear in the show directed by Daryn Crosbie. The show will run throughout December and January.