Thirteen sketches and acts at ICA’s Glenealy drama festival
THE 64th Wicklow ICA Drama Festival will feature a wealth of talent from the Garden County and parts of Dublin.
The festival runs over three nights in Glenealy Village Hall from January 18 to 20.
There are two sections in the festival. Section A is for one act plays or a single act from a full length play and Section Bis dedicated to sketches.
On Friday, January 18, Delgany ICA will perform The Syndicate, a one act play written by Maeve Edwards. Ballycoog ICA will perform a short play by Thomas Clare called Ear to the Ground, while the entries on the night from Delgany Dramatic Society will include a one-act drama from Agatha Christie called The Patient and a short play by Dorothy Robbie titled A Memorable Occasion. Ballinteer Drama has entered a short play by Tony Deegan named Oedipus Conflict.
Ashford ICA will produce Towpath by Robert Iles on Saturday, January 19, while Clooney Quin ICA will enter A Will on the Side by Anita O’Loughlin. Dalkey Players will perform a short sketch by Emmet Driver called Khora: A Space Between Time. The other entries on the night will be Ocean View by Avoca ICA and the one act comedy Late Entry by Bray Arts.
The four remaining entries take to the stage on the final night, Sunday January 20m and will include a one act comedy by George Kelly titled The Flattering Word which will be performed by Balally Players, a short play and one art drama performed by St Patrick’s Dramatic Society called Black Out Number and In Room Five Hundred and Four and a Party Time sketch performed by Ashford ICA and written by Eileen Brandon.
Tickets costing €10 are available at the door. The adjudicator will be Anna Walker.