Barnstorm Theatre Company


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...

StormFest Logo Launch


Today we’re very excited to announce that we have just launched our new logo for StormFest – a Season of Family Theatre and Storytelling, which will take place from August 12th to 20th, as part of the official Kilkenny Arts Festival programme. Following... Read more...

The Messenger on Tour-Spring 2018


  Barnstorm Theatre Company will take its wonderful and thought-provoking show The Messenger on an Irish tour in Ireland during the Autumn/Winter of 2018. A young boy caught, along with his family and neighbours, in the chaos and tumult... Read more...

Barnstorm Theatre Launches New Friends Scheme


Barnstorm Theatre Company launched its “Become a Friend” initiative in April. The venture was launched by our newly-appointed Company Administrator and Head of PR, Cathy Hogan. A large number of locals and businesses were invited to offer... Read more...

  • Star Chasers

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

  • The Messenger

  • Monday's Child