Tipperary Dram Festival to Wow Audiences Once More

THE County Tipperary Open Drama Festival is set to wow audiences once more when it returns to the beautiful village of Holycross this weekend.

THE County Tipperary Open Drama Festival is set to wow audiences once more when it returns to the beautiful village of Holycross this weekend.

The festival kicks off on Friday, March 16th and runs to Saturday, March 24th inclusive - this year’s adjudicator is Marie Kelly.

The curtain is at 8.30pm nightly except for final night at which it will be 8pm! Admission is E12 nightly (concession E8). A season ticket costs just E60!

The Holycross-Ballycahill Drama Group will open this year’s festival on Friday, March 16th with The Memory Of Water by Shelagh Stephenson.

On March 17th Shannonside Drama Group host their production of The Two Lives Of Gabriel Foley by Jimmy Keary.

On Sunday, March 18th the Conna Drama Group present Brian Friel’s Dancing At Lughnasa while on Monday, March 19th Silken Thomas’ production of Jerusalem by Jess Butterworth is described as “not suitable for children”.

On Tuesday, March 20th Conor McPherson’s The Weir will be played by the Doonbeg Drama Group while the Thurles Drama Group’s production of The Searfarer will feature on Wednesday, March 21st.

Full story in this week’s Tipperary Star.