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BarnFest : Family Theatre at Kilkenny Arts Festival

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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

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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

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

Me Too! World Premiere & Tour – Oct & Nov 2015

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By Sarah Argent, in collaboration with Barnstorm Theatre Company ” An artfully told tale of boyhood friendship. There is nothing like finding a kindred spirit – the echo of ‘me too!’ – to comfort you in moments... Read more...

Me Too! World Premiere – October 2015

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By Sarah Argent, in collaboration with Barnstorm Theatre Company   Illustration by Alé Mercado for Me Too! a brand new play from BarnstormFriendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, “What? You too? I thought... Read more...

Coming in Autumn 2015 – Me Too!

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Barnstorm teams up again with director and deviser, Sarah Argent and the creative engine that produced the international hit The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket, to explore the multicultural experience of school children in Ireland today. This... Read more...

UK Tour of The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket!

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‘Bockety brilliance’ and 4 STARS ****! –  Irish Times ‘a stand-out piece of children’s theatre! –  Irish Theatre Magazine Barnstorm is delighted that Culture Ireland has awarded support to Barnstorm for... Read more...

2015 Irish Tour of Monday’s Child!

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**** A trip to Monday’s Child is worth every second of the performance. Some gorgeous theatre for young and old.  – Ken McGuire, KCLR Arts Show **** Pure magic! The play is whimsical, fun and full of adventure and allows children... Read more...

New play for children aged 4+

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Barnstorm is delighted to present a new play, Monday’s Child by Brendan Murray Monday’s Child by Brendan Murray What’s it about? This sensitive and exciting play tells a simple poetic story of the unique bond between an old... Read more...

Schoolchildren contribute their ideas to The Ice Child

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Montage of children’s fairy-folk designs As part of The Ice Child design team Costume Designer Catherine Fay’s job is to bring the characters of the fairy-folk to life. Children from local schools were invited to send in their ideas... Read more...

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