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Girl (Iseult Casey) & Woman (Noelle Brown)
Monday’s Child tells the story of the unique bond between an old woman and a little girl. Since Barnstorm's first production in 2014, this poignant, funny and exuberant play has wowed adults and children alike. Brendan Murray's play was developed…

Poster for One-Two-Three O'Leary
Promotional flyer for the national tour of Barnstorm's play for children.

Written by Bernard Farrell, adapted from the play 'Max und Milli' by Volker Ludwig.

For children aged 6 -10 years.

TOUR: Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny; Hawk's Well,…

Barn Owl Players actors (L to R): Mary Cody, Janis Woodgate, Sinead Goggin, Nicola Keating
In 2007 Barnstorm restored its theatre training for adults with the inception of its Adult Theatre Club; a two-year programme to explore and create theatre with a professional theatre company.

Weekly workshops provided specialist training in…

Poster programme - front
Barnstorm has another winner in this production - Irish TimesScaredycats explores children's fears of change, of loss and 'things that go bump in the night'. Packed with fun, thrills and deliciously scary situations the play's exciting mix of live…

Deggsie (Gus McDonagh) and Petey (Niall McDonagh)
"Once again, Barnstorm Theatre Company have come up with a winning formula" - Kilkenny People Deggsie is fiercely sensitive to being slagged about his family. When his boast of having a new sleeping bag is challenged by Spider, Deggsie realises he…

Dad (John Delaney) & Billy (Conal O'Shiel)
Described as a tapestry of music, movement and magical imagery, Star Chasers is a modern-day adventure for all. Premiered in Kilkenny in 2017.This is a rich exploration of the relationship between a parent and child, and their attempts to come to…

From Kilkenny Arts Festival brochure (2017)
Barnstorm continues its successful partnership with Kilkenny Arts Festival in programming a season of family theatre, a significant storytelling programme and presenting an exhibition in the Barn Theatre.Family Theatre Programme: Queen of Colours,…

StormFest logo design: Alé Mercado
Barnstorm continues its successful partnership with Kilkenny Arts Festival in programming a season of family theatre, a significant storytelling programme. Supported by Kilkenny County Council.Family Theatre Programme: Fly, Teater Patrasket…

Illustration for promotional material: Alé Mercado
A 2-day symposium in Trinity College Dublin, about the role of fairytale in contemporary theatre, bringing together speakers from the worlds of theatre, education, literature and psychology. A highlight was speaker Erica Eichenseer, cultural curator…

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…
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