Barnstorm Theatre Company


– 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...

Monday’s Child on UK Tour April 2-21 2017


Barnstorm first produced Monday’s Child in Ireland in autumn 2014. Following the remarkable success of three Irish tours, Barnstorm now takes its wonderful production to the UK. This production has been well received with schools, family... Read more...

New play for children opening in Feb!


In early February, rehearsals will begin in The Barn for a new play for young children. Star Chasers is written by Scott Young of OddManOut Theatre. The play is created especially for  children aged 4 – 7 and creating it included devising... Read more...

GALA Family Shows!


Put the date in your diary! Friday 18 November is the GALA night of Barnstorm’s terrific new family play The Messenger by Mike Kenny. Families can book now for this World Premiere performance. There is a second family show on Saturday... Read more...

The Messenger – November 2016


A specially-commissioned play, written by Mike Kenny A World Premiere How one child keeps it together while war breaks out on the streets of his home town… Christy (Bullet) Brady is a boy with a mission. He wants to be the fastest runner... Read more...

New play – The Messenger!


Schools are back this week and so we are straight into our next production. After two separate devising weeks before the summer, preparations for Barnstorm’s new play The Messenger are well under way! Schools will soon receive advance... Read more...

Translations – a joint Barnstorm-Watergate production


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...

  • Swansong

  • Alice and the Wolf

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

  • Star Chasers

  • The Messenger

  • Monday's Child