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Actors (L to R): Dee Gibney, Steve Nolan, Brendan Corcoran, Jim Carroll.
One of the best-loved classics of 20th century American theatre, All My Sons showcases Arthur Miller's brilliance in exploring human nature and the psychology of family.This Barnstorm-Watergate production is the third in a series of Leaving…

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In marking its 25th year creating theatre, Barnstorm partners with Kilkenny Arts Festival to present a season of family plays, inviting companies from Scotland and Belfast to present their work during the festival.BarnFest audiences enjoyed The…

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,…

Roisin Gribbin as The Mother in the Barnstorm production of ‘The Ballad of Rory Roe' by Ken Bourke
A Millennium open-air spectacle in Kells, celebrating Kilkenny's heritage and people. Featuring the play 'The Ballad of Rory Roe' written by Ken Bourke. The grounds of Kells Priory were transformed into a medieval settlement for this specatular…

The 'Comer Story (1997)
In 1996 Barnstorm embarked on a 16-month project with playwright Ken Bourke and the people of Castlecomer to devise and present a community play unique to that community, reflective of its rich history and its people. The 'Comer Story was presented…

Community theatre project: A Woman's Sphere (2006)
Scripted by Maeve Ingoldsby and Rebecca Moran.In 2006 over 100 Kilkenny women, from 11 diverse communities, responded to a callout to be involved in a community project asking 'what does it mean to be a woman in Kilkenny today?' Guaranteed…

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…

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)…

Curriculum Play Live (2017): The Plough and the Stars by Sean O' Casey
The Plough and the Stars is set during the turbulence of the Easter 1916 rebellion. It premiered in 1926 at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. The first two acts take place in 1915, looking forward to the liberation of Ireland, and the last two acts are…

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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…
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