Full house for performances of two one-act winning plays
MANY gathered in St Mogue’s Hall in Inch to see the talented members of the Coolgreany Amateur Dramatic Society perform two one-act plays by Tennessee Williams.
‘Something Unspoken’, winner of the All-Ireland One Act 2017, and ‘Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let me Listen’, first place at the Glenealy Drama Festival, were performed by a cast of four last Thursday night.
Sally Stevens of Coolgreany Amateur Dramatic Society said they had a full house for their performance of the two plays.
‘Something Unspoken’ was directed by Ned Dempsey and starred Sally Stevens and Maggie Murphy. The play secured first place in the confined section of the All Ireland One Act Drama Festival finals in Letterkenny, Donegal in December.
This was the fifth time Coolgreany reached the finals and secured third, second, third and second respectively. The win see the society move to the open section of the competition next year.
‘Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let me Listen’ starred Carl Nuzum and Paula Breen. ‘We were told last Saturday we came first place in the Glenealy Drama Festival for this play,’ added Sally.
Sally said the next show is called ‘Death and the Maiden by playwright Ariel Dorfman. It is a psychological thriller directed by Sally. Stars of the show include Denise Moules, Eamonn O’Shiel and Richard Lister.
Performances will be on in St Mogue’s Hall in Inch on, March 1, 2, and 3. Tickets will soon be available.
Cast members Carl Nuzum and Paula Breen D’Ary (Talk to Me Like The Rain and Let Me Listen) and Sally Stevens and Maggie Murphy (Something Unspoken).
Julia Kennedy, Frank Duffy and Brenda Donaughe.
Jackie Higgins, Noreen Higgins and Sandra Hill. Ray and Eithne O’Connor.
Ned Dempsey and Mary Graham.