Barnstorm Theatre Company


Star Chasers, Irish Tour Spring 2018


By Scott Young Age 4 – 7Audience reactions: “Very moving!” “The kids were enthralled.” “Really funny!” School groups and families were treated to Star Chasers, described as a tapestry of music, movement and magical imagery, at... Read more...

My Kilkenny Life Features Cast and Crew of The Plough and the Stars


The Kilkenny People’s My Kilkenny Life features members of the cast and crew of The Plough and the Stars at the Watergate Theatre.Peter Healy, who plays the parts of Tommy the Barman and Corporal Stoddart, featured on November 10th What’s... Read more...

Co-Productions with Barnstorm Theatre Company and Watergate Theatre


Last year, to celebrate 25 years of making theatre, Barnstorm Theatre Company developed a number of partnerships to bring new theatre experiences to Kilkenny audiences, alongside its annual programme. One of these partnerships was with the Kilkenny... Read more...

Meet the Cast


The Barnstorm-Watergate joint production of Seán O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars gearing up for its run from November 29th to December 2nd. In our Meet the Cast articles, actors and crew from The Plough and the Stars will give us... Read more...

Transition Year Student Working on The Plough and the Stars


By Cormac Lalor, a Transition-year student in Borris Vocational School, Co. Carlow who is currently on work experience at the Watergate Theatre. Ger Cody explains: ‘For the last number of years, the Watergate Theatre has worked with various... Read more...



A Joint Barnstorm-Watergate Production  Barnstorm Theatre Company and Watergate Theatre present a joint production of Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars this coming November and December. The first such co-production... Read more...



Paul Curley and John Currivan in The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket   With the generous support of Culture Ireland, Barnstorm will present ‘Bockety’ at venues in Sydney and Paramatta between September 13th and 30th 2017. Written... Read more...

StormFest has passed


  StormFest has passed, the Yurt at the Yard has been taken down, and all over Kilkenny city the dismantling of another festival can be seen, with friends, old and new are bidding farewell for another year. At Barnstorm Theatre Company,... Read more...

Employment Opportunity


Fundraising & Sponsorship Officer Barnstorm Theatre Company is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced, and enthusiastic person to fulfil a new part-time role of Fundraising & Sponsorship Officer to join its small executive team. The... Read more...

– STORMFEST – 12-20 Aug 2017


A Season of Family Theatre and Storytelling – 12-20 August 2017   Barnstorm has been creating great theatre for young audiences and families for many years in Ireland and more recently, internationally. In 2016 Kilkenny Arts Festival... Read more...

  • Star Chasers

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

  • The Messenger

  • Monday's Child