Anna Walker To Adjudicate Co. Tipperary Open Drama Festival At Holycross, Thurles.

Ms Anna Walker

The prestigious County Tipperary Open Drama Festival returns to St Michael’s Community Theatre, in Holycross, Thurles again, after a lapse of two years, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Tipperary Open Drama Festival this year will run from Friday, March 18th, to Saturday, March 26th, starting nightly at 8:30pm, [except for the final night when it begins at 8:00pm, when awards will be presented].

It is also a return to centre stage for Mr Donal Duggan, who is Holycross Festival Director once again, for this prestigious festival, which has for decades attracted Ireland’s top drama Groups, staging first class plays by some of the theatre world’s most popular authors.

Having adjudicated across the length and breadth of Ireland, and having supported and nurtured a host of travelling players, Ms Anna Walker has agreed to adjudicate at this year’s Co. Tipperary Open Drama Festival, to the delight of the organisers.
Ms Walker, has performed on stage, screen and television, having first trod the boards as an amateur actress with The Olivian Players, in Dublin, where she won a host of best acting awards.

Plays & Players.

Friday, March 18th, (Open), “The Beacon”, by Nancy Harris, (Ballycogley Players).

Saturday, March 19th, (Open), “The Door on the Left”, by Killian McGuinness, (Carrigallen D. G.).

Sunday, March 20th (Open), “Conversations on a Homecoming”, by Tom Murphy, (Kilmeen D. G.).

Monday, March 21st (Confined), “Little Gem”, by Elaine Murphy, (Kilrush D. G.).

Tuesday, March 22nd, (Open) “The Beauty Queen of Leenane”, by Martin McDonagh, (Brideview D. G.).

Wednesday, March 23rd, (Confined) “Quite Moment”, by Mick Finn, (Kilworth D. S.).

Thursday, March 24th, (Confined), “One flew over the Cuckoo’s nest”, by Dale Wassermann, (Mullingar D. G.).

Friday, March 25th (Open) “Brighton”, by Jim Nolan, (Skibbereen T. S.).

Saturday, March 26th, (Confined), “The Kings of Kilburn High Road”, by Jimmy Murphy (Camross D. G.)

Admission: €15 euro. Season Ticket: €70 euro. Concession: €12 euro.
For further informationTel: 086 2575159.


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