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Ennis Players host Drama at Ennis, the All-Ireland One Act Finals

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Season Ticket: €70 + €2 Booking fee
Session Ticket: €20 + €1 Booking fee

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All new and existing ticketholders are required to show proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate on entry to this event at glór. Children under 18 who are accompanying adults do not need proof of vaccination or recovery. Please note wearing of mask/face covering is compulsory at all times inside the building.

Ennis Players host the All-Ireland One Act Drama Finals under the auspices of the Drama League of Ireland & the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland.

The All-Ireland One-Act drama circuit takes place from the end of October to the end of November each year. Groups compete at qualifying festivals across the country to earn points for qualification to the finals. This year’s finals take place in glór where only the top eleven groups in the country have the honour of performing. Ennis Players previously hosted the finals in 2003 & 2011 to great critical acclaim.

The All-Ireland Finals festival is an opportunity to experience the very best of amateur theatre in a celebratory, festival atmosphere. The line-up for the weekend will be available just days before the festival, but it is guaranteed to be a great weekend of quality theatre. Numerous fringe events are also planned to add to the festive atmosphere.

Three productions will be staged on Friday night at 8pm,  Saturday night at 7pm & Sunday afternoon at 1.30pm, with the remaining two productions on Sunday night at 8pm.

Sunday night’s performances will be followed by the Grand Finale & announcement of results. After the performances each night, adjudicator Geoff O’Keeffe will share his public critique of the productions with the audience.

Friday Evening Performances 

Confined – Navan Theatre Group – Normal by Caitriona Daly (49 mins)

Interval 15 mins

Open – Coolgreany Dramatic Society – a Night Without Stars by Carl Nuzum (45 mins)

Interval 15 mins

Confined Pic Players – A Kind of Alaska by Harold Pinter (50 mins)

Saturday Evening Performances

Open – Corofin Dramatic Society – A Thousand Deaths by John Clancy (45 mins)

Interval 15 mins

Confined – The Phoenix Players – Plaza Suite – Visitor from Hollywood by Neil Simon (35 mins)

Interval 15 mins

Open – Gunpowder Productions – This is a Play by Daniel Maclvor (35 mins)

Sunday Afternoon Performances

Confined – Roscommon Drama Group – A Galway Girl by Geraldine Aron (40 mins)

Interval 15 mins

Open – Butt Drama Circle – In other Words by Matthew Seager (50 mins)

Interval 15 mins

Confined – Conna Dramatic Society – The Extraordinary Revelations of Orca the Goldfish by David Tristram (45 mins)

Sunday Evening Performances

Open – The Moat Club – The Way of All Fish by Elaine May (45 mins)

Interval 15 mins

Open – Rasper Players – Naomi in the Living Room by Christopher Durang (45 mins)