Barnstorm Theatre Company


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...

BarnFest : Family Theatre at Kilkenny Arts Festival


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


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


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

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


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


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

Coming in Autumn 2015 – Me Too!


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...

  • Alice and the Wolf

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

  • Star Chasers

  • The Messenger

  • Monday's Child