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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…

Barnstorm's Kilkenny Youth Theatre actors in their  production 'The House Of Oedipus'
"If a person commits a crime but does not know it is a crime, are they guilty?"In this epic Greek tragedy Kilkenny Youth Theatre take on the world of gods and men.  The House of Oedipus features a cast of eighteen young Kilkenny people who present…

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Barnstorm's Outreach department was invited to collaborate with visual artist Alan Counihan, along with Johnswell National School, on the drama element of Alan Counihan's The Townlands Project.Barnstorm worked with pupils in the school to create a…

Photo from a theatre devising session at The Barn theatre for the Create a Story project.
Barnstorm's objective of Create a Story was to engage with its children's audience and include their input in creating a piece of theatre, alongside Barnstorm’s creative team. The project is a partnership with Poetry Ireland’s Writers-in-Schools…

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…

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…

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…

Poster Design: Tom Feehan
Like his hero, Sinbad the Sailor, who undertook many perilous voyages in search of his fortune, Naz must travel half-way around the world to reach the safety of his brother in Dublin. Naz teams up with Krysia, a young girl in similar circumstances,…

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…

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"..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.…
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