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RTÉ Drama On One - The window for submitting radio plays is now open. Click here for more details tinyurl.com/49xmyxse ...
*Attention Drama Groups*
Group Registration for the 2024 Full-Length Festival Circuit opens today.
Each Group must register with the National Secretary of the ADCI prior to applying to festivals. Only the official registration form with its registered number maybe used.
September 7th 2023 – Groups can commence registration by completing the Google Form.
October 13th 2023 – Secretary will release registration numbers and official application forms to groups.
October 14th 2023 – Groups can apply to festivals from this date.
Please complete the Registration Form at this link – forms.gle/LAUnh6SxFrodN7GM7
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Yeah, saw that and registration applied for. We have to wait till October to apply when registration numbers are released
When is list of festivals, dates etc being published
Ballyshannon DramaFestival 2024 March 9-17th Abbey Centre Applications to Racheloconnor24@gmail.com or Johnbtravers@gmail.com From 14th October
*** Glenamaddy Theatre Festival 2024 will run from Friday 22nd - Saturday 30th of March in Glenamaddy Town Hall Theatre 👏 Entries accepted via email email@example.com from 14th of October 2023👌🎭👌***
Members of the ADCI pictured at a meeting of the NEC which took place last Sunday in preparation for the AGM in October and the upcoming festival circuits.
The ADCI has spent the summer surveying drama groups to gather information on the challenges facing groups who compete on the Full-Length Festival Circuit and ascertaining what supports are required to support them.
We have had a good response so far with 24 groups providing feedback. The next phase of information gathering is to open up the survey to individual members of groups and festivals for their thoughts.
Please follow the link to complete the form -
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⚠⚡Attention under 30s!⚡⚠
Grab yourself a ticket to the Irish Premiere of FUN HOME the Musical for ONLY €20!
👉 If you are aged 30 or younger, you are eligible for a reduced rate ticket to Fun Home. Tickets will be available for just €20 (strictly subject to availability). Tickets will be available on the day of performance only, in-person from the Gate Theatre Box Office.
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. ID required.
Terms and conditions:
- Rate applicable to those aged 30 and under on the day of performance.
- Rate available on presentation of appropriate ID at the Gate Theatre Box Office only.
- Valid on selected seats at performances from July 6th to August 26th only.
- Strictly subject to availability.
- One ticket only per valid ID.
- Not valid in conjunction with any other offer.
For alternative online booking and more info visit: www.gatetheatre.ie/production/fun-home/
Photography by Ros Kavanagh
#FunHomeMusical #AlisonBechdel #BruceBechdel #FunHome #KillianDonnelly #FrancesMcNamee #RoisinMcBrinn #OrlaScally #NicholaMacEvilly #JadeKennedy #RiainCash #GateTheatreDublin #FunHomeDublin #FunHomeIreland #FunHomeUK ...
The ADCI/DLI Joint Committee is delighted to present the list of the dates, adjudicators and contact details of the 2023 One Act Festival circuit (see attached).
1st August 2023
All groups who wish to participate on the 2023 One Act Circuit may register their interest via Google Form.
1st September 2023
Registration numbers will be issued by the national secretary, Mary Torsney, to groups who have expressed an interest in participating on the circuit. Once groups receive a registration number they may then apply to festivals.
Castleblayney Drama Festival will host the 2023 All Ireland One-Act Finals from 1st – 3rd December 2023 at the Íontas Theatre.
We wish all host festivals and competing groups the very best as they prepare for the 2023 One-Act Festival Circuit. ...
Exciting news!! Castleblayney Drama Festival has the honour of hosting this year's All Ireland One Act Finals to be held in Iontas Theatre December 1st - 3rd. There will be eleven short plays performed over the weekend in four sessions.
Save the date and watch out for further details and ticket information in due course. ...
RIGHTS RESTRICTIONS ON SIVE
There is a professional production of SIVE planned for the Gaiety in Dublin in early 2024. The Keane family has asked that amateur rights be withdrawn for the play for all of next year, or until they inform DLI otherwise. So, no amateur SIVE shows may go ahead in 2024 until further notice. If your group had intended to stage this play before the end of 2023, please get in touch with Valerie in the DLI Office: 01 296 9343 firstname.lastname@example.org
All other John B titles are currently available. ...
The DLI/ADCI Playwriting Award 2023
in association with The Ramor Theatre, Virginia
Inspiring excellence in writing plays.
To promote, support and encourage improvement in play writing on the one-act circuit in Ireland.
Entries for the competition for original new plays which have not been performed in public before 2023 should be received before Wednesday 20 September 2023.
Those amateur playwrights who were born in Ireland, have gained Irish citizenship or who have lived in Ireland for a minimum of three years.
An original one-act play which has not been performed in public, and which has not received any other funding. The competition is not for translations of other works.
The panel can only judge one play per entrant.
The play does not have to be entered for the One-act Circuit.
The length of the playing time should be no less than 20 minutes and no more than 55 minutes. The average page, unless there is very little dialogue, should take about 2 minutes to play.
The judging panel:
The judging panel will be made up of 3 members selected by the 6/6 committee, made up of members of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland (ADCI) and the Drama League of Ireland (DLI).
There will be an independent chairman, a member of DLI and a member of ADCI who will oversee the judging of the competition. The panel for the 2023 competition will be: Chair Walker Ewart, Anne Mekitarian representing DLI and Trisha Keane representing ADCI.
Judging the plays:
The play will be judged solely on the quality and potential of the writing.
The judging panel will provide each playwright with general points culled from the competition and short feedback on the individual play.
As well as an overall winner and a first and second runner-up, at the discretion of the judges some plays may be ‘highly commended.’
The winners will be announced on the final night of the All-Ireland One-act Finals, which generally take place during the first weekend in December. The decision of the judges, overseen by the 6/6 committee, will be final.
The winner will be awarded a week’s residency in the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan sponsored by the Ramor Theatre, Virginia, Co Cavan. S/he will be expected to present a short report and some evidence of the work done during their residency.
The panel reserve the right NOT to award the prize where the overall quality is deemed to be not sufficiently good.
A copy of the play, of whichever draft, should be forwarded by e-mail to Walker Ewart (email@example.com).
Please see the following notes to aid your application.
Guidelines on the Presentation of Entries to the Play-Writing Competition 2023
It is permissible to send a draft of the play which may change as rehearsals go forward.
All entries should be typed in Arial size 12.
Please ensure that there is a complete list of cast members.
There should be a clear delineation between the lines of each character, with any stage directions either in brackets or italics.
The front page should have the title of the play with the name of the author.
At the bottom of the page please have the name of the group which will be performing the play and, if known, the festivals entered.
Introductory page (optional)
It would be useful for the panel to have:
some background to the author (e.g member of a particular group? How long writing? Any other published pieces? First time attempt?);and
some information as to the themes explored within the play and why you chose to write it.
The judging is based on the potential of the writing and not on how well the play does on the festival circuit. There will be 4 categories judged and it may help you to consider them as you review your writing: (a) development of character: 40%; (b) situations/scenes creating dramatic tension: 35%: (c) lighting/sound/technical: 15%; (d) overall appeal: 10%.
An area which needs more attention is that of lighting/sound/technical. Is there a particular effect you would like the director to achieve within your play? What guidelines can you give on the technical side of things? Any specific music/sound effects?
***GOOD AFTERNOON TO ONE AND ALL 👋... it's gives us great excitement/honour to be posting today to let you all know that Glenamaddy Theatre Festival has been selected as this year’s winner of The Cathaoirleach’s Award in the category of Arts and Culture.
This is just reward for all the hard work by the committee that made the All Ireland Confined Finals such a resounding success.
Awards ceremony will take place next Saturday night, 27th of May🏆🤩.
Well done, EVERYONE!!!!*** ...
Congratulations Edward delighted for you a real Drama gentleman from Corofin dramatic society
Well done Edward - as usual you will be brilliant in the role - best of luck with it.👏
Congratulations! That's awesome! Edward Best wishes for youre new post
Congratulations Edward.Enjoy your new role.
Very best wishes Edward🎉
Many thanks for the good wishes...looking forward to the role.
Congratulations to you Edward
Timeline photosLast weekend at the @all.ireland.drama.festival, Wexford Drama Group won the Abbey Theatre Award for their production of #TheFather 🥳 We can’t wait to welcome them as they perform their winning production on the Peacock stage 1st June – 3rd June. Get your tickets now: bit.ly/3BjJD9B ...
For one night only! Wednesday 24th May dlr Mill TheatreDalkey Players performs their All Ireland Drama Festivalwinning play!
Tickets for "The Father" on the Peacock Stage in The Abbey Theater go on sale at 12pm Friday 12th of May.
Set Your Alarms !!
Limited tickets available and can only be purchased direct from The Abbey Theater.
#WexfordDramaGroup #TheFather #DramaCircuit2023 #RTEAllIrelandDramaFestival #Theatre #Wexford #Drama #DramaFestivals #IrishDrama #IrishTheatre #Stagey #Stagecraft #LoveDrama #LoveTheatre #WDG #Committee ...
Lovely to see so many familiar faces in one place so soon after the Drama Festival! 🎭
I hope they reflect on what is becoming a farcical 3-act confined competition. Needs addressing people. Imho
With two Maraid Brodericks that has to be some dynamic executive committee. 😁 Thanks for a very memorable circuit and final guys, keep up the good work.