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May 2018





Fri 25th


THE MIDNIGHT COURT

A Clareman takes a stroll around Lough Greaney and finds himself hauled before a Judge.  His crime?  Failing to act like a real man.  Brian Merriman’s epic is brought to life by Gerry Howard – sharp, witty, coarse, vicious and hilarious.  The one they forgot to ban!





Thur 31st


1pm            TWO OF CLUBS

An epic tale set against the backdrop of the old New York Jazz scene.  A sentimental story about sacrifice with superb vocals from Jessica Leen.


2.30pm        ART EXHIBITION – PAULINE BEWICK


5.30pm        JON MCGREGOR – RESERVOIR 13

An interactive event based on his latest novel which explores the rhythms of the natural world and the repeated human gift for violence.


8.30pm        THE GOOD FATHER

Written by Listowel native Christian O’Reilly, starring Liam Heslin and Rachel O’Byrne, directed by Aonghas Og McNally, the play is presented by Rise Productions.  Winner of The Stewart Parker Trust Award, a journey of love, loss and redemption.



June 2018




Fri 1st - 15th    ART  EXHIBITION - PAULINE  BEWICK




Fri 1st

1pm                FRUITCAKE

A play written and performed by Alice Barry & presented by Noggin Theatre.


2:30pm            I  CAN  DO  ANYTHING – THEATRIX  STAGE  SCHOOL


5pm                LIDIA  YUKNAVITCH – IN  CONVERSATION


8:30pm            RAGMAN

Award-winning play by Eileen Kavanagh.




Sat 2nd

1pm                 MY  LEFT  NUT

A play by Michael, Patrick and Oisin Kearney.


2:30pm            ALEX  PRESTON - NOVELIST  &  JOURNALIST


6pm                SCARLETT  SABET - POET  &  PERFORMER


8:30pm            AFTER  SARAH  MILES

A play by Michael Hilliard Mulcahy staged by Shoestring Theatre Co.




Sun 3rd       

1pm                THE  PURE  OF  HEART  &  BACKWATER

Two plays by John B. Keane presented by Hy Breasal Theatre Co.


3:30pm            MARY  KENNY:  AM  I  A  FEMINIST?  ARE  YOU?

8:30pm           FORGOTTEN

A play written and performed by Pat Kinevane and presented by Fishamble.




Thu 7th            GOLD  HEART

The best of bluegrass and country from Virginia USA with “The Gold Sisters”; Tori - Mandolin, Jocey - guitar, Shelby - fiddle, brother Kai - banjo and father Trent - Bass.




Thu 14th            THE  BEN  REEL  BAND

“Land of Escape” is the new album from Armagh folk singer Ben and his band.




Thu 21st            PECHA  KUCHA

A presentation with a fascinating line-up of local and international participants working in various creative fields including: painting, mosaic, fashion design and music.  Each participant will present 20 images and speak for twenty seconds about each one.  The presentation may encompass an entire career or focus on a single project or body of work.  In association with Listowel Visual Arts Week.




Fri 22nd            THE  WILD  ATLANTIC  WAY   7:30pm

A juried exhibition by Irish and International visual artists inspired by The Wild Atlantic Way, one of the loveliest natural areas of Ireland.  Prizes for best in show and best mosaic in show will be awarded on the evening.  In association with Listowel Visual Arts Week.




Sat 23rd            SUAS  LEAT - YOU’RE  ON  IN  FIVE             12-5pm

A series of theatre, music and film workshops and performances to celebrate Cruinniu Na nÓg.In Association with Creative Kerry/Kerry Co. Council.




Mon 25th - Fri 28th

                        CHARLIE  AND  THE  CHOCOLATE  FACTORY

Theatrix Stage School end of term presentations directed by Jo Jordan.