Barnstorm Theatre Company


Ontario Presents…


The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket is visiting 4 cities in Ontario, starting with family performances in Kitchener and Kingston this weekend! Canadian audiences will love this delightful play about friendship from Ireland’s much-loved... Read more...

New play for children opening in Feb!


In early February, rehearsals will begin in The Barn for a new play for young children. Star Chasers is written by Scott Young of OddManOut Theatre. The play is created especially for  children aged 4 – 7 and creating it included devising... Read more...

First stop in 2017 – Long Island!


  Aidan Crowe (Henry) and Paul Curley (Bucket) will present the first show of The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket at Long Island Children’s Museum.  There are two performances  – at 11.30am and 2.00pm – on Sunday... Read more...

North America beckons!


2017 rolled around so quickly and that means Henry and Bucket are going on the road. The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket travels to North America to delight family audiences in New York, Florida,  Virginia, New Jersey, Kansas, Arkansas... Read more...

GALA Family Shows!


Put the date in your diary! Friday 18 November is the GALA night of Barnstorm’s terrific new family play The Messenger by Mike Kenny. Families can book now for this World Premiere performance. There is a second family show on Saturday... Read more...

The Messenger – World Premiere – Nov 2016


A specially-commissioned play, written by Mike Kenny A World Premiere How one child keeps it together while war breaks out on the streets of his home town… Christy (Bullet) Brady is a boy with a mission. He wants to be the fastest runner... Read more...

New play – The Messenger!


Schools are back this week and so we are straight into our next production. After two separate devising weeks before the summer, preparations for Barnstorm’s new play The Messenger are well under way! Schools will soon receive advance... Read more...

BarnFest : Family Theatre at Kilkenny Arts Festival


In marking 25 years of theatre-making Barnstorm is delighted to partner with Kilkenny Arts Festival to present a season of plays for children and their families during the Festival. This season is supported by Kilkenny County Council. Three... Read more...

Translations – a joint Barnstorm-Watergate production


Barnstorm Theatre Company and Watergate Theatre present a joint production of Brian Friel’s Translations in April. Translations is a three-act play by Irish playwright Brian Friel, written in 1980. It is set in the townland of Baile Beag... Read more...

Teachers! Advance notice – Monday’s Child spring tour


4 stars **** – Irish Times                Pure magic! – Kilkenny Reporter              Another gem from Barnstorm! – Presentation Primary Principal, M Kelly Noelle Brown and Iseult Casey in Monday’s... Read more...

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