The Blue Boy of Glenmore
by Joe Brennan
presented by Brassneck Theatre Company
Saturday 29th April at 8pm
Winter 1978. Cooley Mountains, Ireland.
Jemmy John is a tortured soul. The sheep on the glen and the farm are his life but his younger sister Colleen yearns for something much more. With the help of a local car mechanic, Colleen is determined to escape Glenmore for the chance at a better life… but her older brother is having none of it. The life-long conflict between these sibling rivals is the catalyst that ignites the shocking events that unfold.
A haunting, absorbing and sensational dark-comedy, ‘The Blue Boy of Glenmore’ is a truly unmissable piece of theatre from the multi award-winning ‘Brassneck Theatre Company’ who brought you, ‘The Holy, Holy Bus’, ‘Man in the Moon’ & ‘A Night with George’.
Craic Variety Night
Saturday 6th May at 8pm
Craic Theatre & Arts Centre is delighted to present “Craic Variety Night” on Saturday 6th May at 8pm, showcasing the finest talent around. We will be welcoming friends old and new to perform during an evening of entertainment, which is sure to have something for everyone. With performances by ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ star Karl McGuckin, renowned musical director Wilson Shields, vocal group Cantabelles, Glór Tíre semi-finalist Lauren McCrory, singers Declan McGrath, Brian Mills, Sean O’Neill & Laragh Cullen, there will also be performances by Lynda Wright School of Dance, traditional group Comhaltas Coalisland, Caritas Choir, Craic Players and Craic Youth Theatre. Our compere for the evening will be local playwright and director Mark Shields. This event promises to be a very special occasion so book early to avoid disappointment.
SUNDAY 7TH MAY @ 3PM
ADMISSION £8 OR FAMILY OF 5 TICKET £35
For the first time ever The classic nursery Rhyme Humpty Dumpty is brought to the stage in this wonderful live interactive all singing and dancing production.
Humpty is going on a big adventure to climb the highest wall in the Kingdom, but Humpty needs your help!
Sing along; solve puzzles, and meet lots of famous children’s charters along the way including, The Three Little Pigs, Little Bo Peep and all the animals on Old MacDonald’s Farm and many more! With amazing costumes, dazzling stage sets and a host of colorful characters to bring you on the journey of a lifetime.
When Humpty climbs the highest wall in the Kingdom, who knows what might happen next
by Brenda Murphy
presented by GBL Productions
Sunday 4th June at 8pm
I go out walkin’ after midnight
Out in the moonlight, just like we used to do
I’m always walkin’ after midnight
Searchin’ for you”
Belfast woman, Ruth is Crazy obsessed with Patsy Cline and Always looking for Mr Right. When she joins internet dating sites and goes through a succession of weirdos, sex maniacs and the odd Cheatin’ Heart, she starts to Fall To Pieces and wonders if she’s ever going to find the man of her Sweet Dreams.
But when she turns to her idol and her songs for some answers she is shocked by what happens next!