Barnstorm Theatre Company




Barnstorms’ Adult Theatre Club is starting in 2023 with a one-year part-time programme, Theatre Production Skills. The ATC, originally a 2-year course, was first introduced in 2007 in answer to many requests from adults in the region... Read more...

The Elves & the Shoemakers


Barnstorm is delighted to present this captivating production in the enchanted surroundings of the boot factory Padmore and Barnes of Kilkenny from the 30th November to 16th December. This is a short and caring story about a Christmas... Read more...

Philadelphia, Here I Come!


Curriculum Play Live 2022 This is the fifth annual productions in our series of the classic plays on the English Syllabus produced by Barnstorm Theatre Company performed in the Watergate Theatre to serve both schools in the region and general... Read more...

We are hiring


Are you our next Participation and Education Officer? Barnstorm Theatre Company is looking for a dynamic facilitator who is passionate about theatre and has strong administration skills to join its team as Participation and Education... Read more...

The Quiet Land by Malachy McKenna


– Lunchtime Theatre – We are delighted to announce that our latest production is The Quiet Land by Malachy McKenna. The play will be presented as lunchtime theatre so you will be able to enjoy a tasty meal and high quality theatre. The... Read more...

Youth Drama Summer Camp Kilkenny


Barnstorm Youth Drama Camp is run on the same ethos as their Youth Theatre where the personal, social and artistic development of the young person are held as equals. Through a series of drama games, exercises and physical and vocal approaches,... Read more...



… the excellent performers each enlist the audience on their side… The Irish Times review 7th June 2022 by Sara Keating A grumpy old man is digging a hole for his cello in the forest floor. He’s terrible at digging,... Read more...

Write for Theatre


Playwrights (both established and emerging; local and national) are invited to submit a synopsis or idea for a short original play for Voyeur Theatre. The piece will be set on a park bench and will include up to 3 actors. Successful synopses... Read more...

Alice and the Wolf – Tour 21


By Tom Swift – “captures the zeitgeist of the young person’s world in this play for children aged 9+ years” Alice spends virtually all her time in Wolf Wood. You know, the world’s deepest, darkest online... Read more...

The Playboy of the Western World


Curriculum Play Live 2019   This is the fourth annual production in a partnership between Barnstorm Theatre Company and the Watergate Theatre to serve both schools in the region and general audiences.Previous plays were Translations... Read more...

  • Swansong

  • Alice and the Wolf

  • The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket - North America 2017

  • Star Chasers

  • The Messenger

  • Monday's Child