Barnstorm Theatre Company


Christmas & New Year Opening


Our office will be closed from Friday, December 22nd at 5pm, and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd at 9am. We hope that you will all have a safe and happy Christmas and New Year. Thank you for all your support and see you in 2018 for... Read more...

Barney Carey Gets His Wings


Rooting through an old trunk, Barney and his dad find more than they bargained for and a few things that set them wondering. Who makes the rules? What happens if you break the rules? And who is the lady with the beard? Join them as they spread... Read more...



For anyone doing last-minute Christmas shopping, your local theatre company, Barnstorm, has the perfect present for children and families, as tickets go on sale today (Wednesday) for their new world-premiere: Barney Carey Gets His Wings. The... Read more...

Star Chasers, Irish Tour Spring 2018


By Scott Young Age 4 – 7 Audience 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...

  • Alice and the Wolf

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

  • Star Chasers

  • The Messenger

  • Monday's Child