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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…

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…

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:…

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,…

L to R: Digger (Martin McCann), Dee-Dee (Sarah Dillon) and Doc (Alan Walsh)
Production photo for the national tour.

Written by Maeve Ingoldsby, adapted from the play 'Bella, Boss und Bulli' by Volker Ludwig.

For children aged 6 -11 years.

TOUR: Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny; Gaeity Theatre, Dublin; Backstage…

L to R: Micheal (Seamus Power), Martin (Enda Andrew Kilroy), Emer (Aoife O'Beirne) and Aisling (Fiona Glascott)
A play for children aged 6 to 12 years. Written by Maeve Ingoldsby. Production photograph from Barnstorm's national tour.Photo 1- L to R: Actors Seamus Power (Michael); Enda Andrew Kilroy (Martin), Aoife O'Beirne (Emer), Fiona Glascott (Aisling)Photo…

Actors Dorothy Cotter, Noni Stapleton & Brian Thunder
Production photographs for the premiere at Watergate Theatre and a national tour. Thematically, the play explores the process of a young person coming to terms with change in his life.

For children aged 8 - 13 years.

TOUR: Watergate Theatre,…

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;…

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…

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,…
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