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Bucket (Paul Curley) & Henry (John Currivan)
"Bockety Brilliance!"- The Irish TimesPoetic, humorous and rich in visual antics, the play explores friendship through a day in the life of two friends who have been likened to a modern-day Laurel and Hardy. Written by Sarah Argent, in collaboration…

The Bus (2008) by Maeve Ingoldsby & Philip Hardy
The Bus follows the progress of a boy as he familiarises himself with the politics of the school bus and learns for himself the rules of survival, and acceptance. This is an ensemble piece with seven actors playing multiple roles. The production…

Cover of bilingual brochure for the festival tour of  The Elves and the Shoemaker in Japan.
Based on the Grimms’ fairytale, Barnstorm's production represented Ireland at the EU Theatre Arts for Children and Young People Festival in Japan.

The company's tour was supported by Culture Ireland and the Ireland Fund for Japan.

TOUR:…

L to R: Caoimhe Cassidy, Bryan Quinn, Aron Hegarty, Jack Walsh
A new Irish fairytale by Mike Kenny. The Ice Child is a tale about growing up different. It's a fairy story - a story told by fairies about people. Using real-time video and live performance, a motely band of contemporary sídh (Irish fairy-folk)…

Illustration: Alé Mercado & Graphic Design: Tom Feehan
Christy (Bullet) Brady wants to be the fastest runner in his street. When the Easter Rising kicks off revolution is the last thing on his mind. The Messenger looks at the impact of the Rising on ordinary families like the Brady's. The play offers the…

Puppet Josh from The Song from the Sea by Mike Kenny
The play focuses on a young boy’s struggle to find his place in his family, and in the wider world. The Song from the Sea focuses on a young boy's struggle to find his place in his family,  and in the wider world. Blending storytelling, performance,…

Spike - Town Mouse (Sean McDonagh) and Dandelion - Country Mouse (Jody O'Neill)
Based on Aesop's fable and a devising process, the play gently explores themes of culture, diversity and understanding. For children aged 4 - 6 years.

TOUR: The barn, Kilkenny; The Ark, Dublin; Dunamaise, Portlaoise; Garter Lane, Castleblayney;…

Promotional  flier - front
"..a memorable milestone in the crusade to establish Kilkenny as a major player in contemporary theatre" - Kilkenny PeopleProduced in 1994 by Barnstorm, Ken Bourke's Wild Harvest is a haunting tragedy of rural farm life set in County Cavan in 1991.…

Barnstorm's Kilkenny Youth Theatre production of Alice in Wonderland
Alice is 12 and a half years of age and it bothers her to be thought of as a child. Why do all these other people get to make decisions, confuse her and boss her? With a cast of 21 young people from County Kilkenny, this abridged interpretation of…

Barnstorm's Senior Youth Theatre: KoHL
Under the auspices of Barnstorm Theatre Company, Kilkenny Youth Theatre was revived in 2007. KoHL is their 6th production since then.With a cast of sixteen young people, the play's setting of New York during the Prohibition years delighted audiences…
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