Claremorris Drama Festival

Experience the living Mayo, because Mayo is always on the move !


March 2018

The 2018 Claremorris Drama Festival will run from Thursday 15th March to Saturday 24th March in the Town Hall Theatre Claremorris nightly at 8.00 pm sharp.

The adjudicator will be Ciaran McAuley. He has been a core member of Blue Raincoat Theatre Company of Sligo since 1991.

He has vast experience as an actor but also in directing, designing lighting, sets and costumes, set construction and tour management.

Ciaran had an MA in Drama and Performance from UCD and had been trained in the Ecole de Mime Corporeal Dramatique, London with Corrine Soum and Steve Wasson, at the Saratoga International Theatre Institute, New York with Anne Bogart and the Roy Hart Theatre of Voice in Malargues, France.

The official opening will be on Thursday 15th March at 7.00 pm with cheese and wine at Reception from 7.30 pm.

The event is under the auspices of Amateur Drama Council of Ireland and the schedule for 2018 includes:

  • Big Maggie by John B. Keane

  • Caught In The Net by Ray Cooney

  • Stolen Child by Bairbre Ní Chaoimh and Yvonne Quinn

  • Conservatory by Michael West

  • Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

  • The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

  • The Cripple Of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh

  • Three Days of Rain by Richard Greenberg

  • No Man's Land by Harold Pinter

  • Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel

After the last performance there will be the Presentation of Prizes.