South Wicklow Drama Festival

South Wicklow Drama Festival 2010


Under the auspices of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland
St.Brigid's Hall Carnew
Hosted by Kilrush Drama Group
Adjudicator: Terry Byrne ADA
12th - 20th March 2010

Line up of plays for the 2010 Festival

Date Sponsor Group Play Author
Friday 12th March Candy's Gala Rath Players Eclipsed Patricia Burke Brogan
Saturday 13th March Boggan Motors Bradán Players Mauritius Theresa Rebec
Sunday 14th March The Lodge Ferns Dramatic Society Translations Brian Friel
Monday 15th March Jim Byrne's Tinahely Drama Group White Woman Street Sebastian Barry
Tuesday 16th March Carnew One Step Ahead Bunclody/ Kilmyshall D.G. Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller
Wednesday 17th March McCrea's Silken Thomas Players The History Boys Alan Bennett
Thursday 18th March Kenny's Pint Depot Kilmuckridge D. G. Canaries Bernard Farrell
Friday 19th March Quinn Property Bridge Players Blithe Spirit Noel Coward
Sat 20th March K&K Windows Ltd Ennis Players Playboy of the Western World J.M. Synge
Yellow = Confined
White = Open


Adjudicators Awards

Clodagh Cecil, Marie Ennett & Fiona O Gorman for Costumes in Translations
Tony Hickey for his singing in White Woman Street
Johnny Grimes for the soundtrack in Eclipsed
Best Presentaion: The History Boys, Silken Thomas Players
Audience Cup: Canaries, Kilmuckridge Drama Group
Best Comedy Performance (Jim Tighe Perpetual Trophy): Canaries, Kilmuckridge Drama Group

Confined Section

Best Supporting Actress: Michelle Burton as Jane, Canaries
Best Supporting Actor: Paul McGovern as Dad, Canaries
Best Actress: Marie Butler as Marie, Canaries
Best Actor: John Furlong as Tommy, Canaries
Best Director: Andy Doyle & Marie Johnson, Canaries
Best Play: Canaries, Kilmuckridge Drama Group

Open Section

Best Supporting Actress: Mairéad Ryan as Elvira, Blithe Spirit
Best Supporting Actor: Conor O Connell as Irwin, The History Boys
Best Actress: Trish Doyle as Madame Arcati, Blithe Spirit
Best Actor: Joe Varden as Christy Mahon, Playboy of the Western World
Best Director: Geraldine Greene, Playboy of the Western World
Best Play: The Playboy of the Western World, Ennis Players

Images from 2010 Festival

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