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A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Kerry Drama Festival 2018

Skibbereen Theatre Society's production of 'Abigail's Party' at Kerry Drama Festival
The cast of Skibbereen Theatre Society's production of 'Abigail's Party' - seated from left - Angela Galvin, Mary O'Driscoll and Bernie Whooley. Back: Paul Delaney and Greg Watkin.

Ivy Leaf Theatre

Church Lane, Main Street, Castleisland

Update 6.30pm Saturday 3rd March 2018:

Due to the weather the Kerry Drama Festival has been slightly revised. It is hoped that the festival will open tomorrow Sunday 4th March.
Here is the new revised programme:

DateSectionPlayDrama Group
Sun 4th Mar, 2018OpenDuet for One
by Tom Kempinski
Nenagh Players
Mon 5th Mar, 2018ConfinedAbigail's Party
by Mike Leigh
Skibereen Theatre Society
Tue 6th Mar, 2018ConfinedThe Beauty Queen of Linnane
by Martin McDonagh
Kilworth Dramatic Society
Wed 7th Mar, 2018OpenStolen Child
by Bairbre Ni Chaoimh & Yvonne Quinn
Brideview Drama Group
Thu 8th Mar, 2018OpenThe Shaughraun
by Dion Boucicault
Kilmeen Drama Group
Fri 9th Mar, 2018OpenSylvia
by A.R. Gurney
Prosperous Dramatic Society
Sat 10th Mar, 2018ConfinedBold Girls
by Rona Munro
Holycross/Ballycahill Drama Group
Sun 11th Mar, 2018ConfinedMoonglow
by Kim Carney
Sliabh Aughty Drama Group

WEATHER UPDATE 3rd March 2018

Unfortunately, due to the current bad weather, Kerry Drama Festival will not open tonight. Skibbereen Theatre Society’s performance of ‘Abigail’s Party’ has been CANCELLED.

Check here for further updates.

Many of the best Amateur Drama Societies in Ireland perform at The Ivy Leaf Theatre in Castleisland, Co. Kerry in the Kerry Drama Festival 2018.
This is part of the All Ireland Drama Festival with groups gaining points to qualify for the finals of the Open and Confined competitions which are held in Athlone later in the year.
This is a big annual event in Castleisland and the theatre is usually full to capacity every night.
Here is this years programme: (Plays start at 8pm sharp each night.)

DateSectionPlayDrama Group
Sat 3rd Mar, 2018ConfinedAbigail's Party
by Mike Leigh
Skibereen Theatre Society
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Sun 4th Mar, 2018OpenDuet for One
by Tom Kempinski
Nenagh Players
Mon 5th Mar, 2018ConfinedMoonglow
by Kim Carney
Sliabh Aughty Drama Group
Tue 6th Mar, 2018ConfinedThe Beauty Queen of Linnane
by Martin McDonagh
Kilworth Dramatic Society
Wed 7th Mar, 2018OpenStolen Child
by Bairbre Ni Chaoimh & Yvonne Quinn
Brideview Drama Group
Thu 8th Mar, 2018OpenThe Shaughraun
by Dion Boucicault
Kilmeen Drama Group
Fri 9th Mar, 2018OpenSylvia
by A.R. Gurney
Prosperous Dramatic Society
Sat 10th Mar, 2018ConfinedBad Girls
by Rona Munro
Holycross/Ballycahill Drama Group

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