13 March 2019 to 12 April 2019

Mr Sands Youth Theatre

Mr. Sands Youth Theatre


their NT 2019 Connections production

Rob Drummond's Flesh

at the Mermaid Theatre in Bray on 13 and 14 March


touring to the Lyric Theatre in Belfast on April 12th

Book tickets here for the Bray performances.

13 March 2019 to 12 April 2019
3 and 11 May

Kilkenny Youth Theatre’s Alice in Wonderland

Barnstorm’s Kilkenny Youth Theatre


Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland
adapted for the stage by Anna Galligan

‘I am not a child, I am nearly thirteen!’ --Alice 

Alice is 12 and ½ years of age; it bothers her to still be thought of as a child. 
Why do all these other people get to make the decisions, confuse her and boss her around?
After all, she is nearly thirteen.

When? Friday, 3 May at 7.30pm and Saturday, 4 May at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Where? Kilkenny's Watergate Theatre
How much? Tickets are €18/€16 (under 18s)
How can I book? Book online here or call 056-7761674.

Youth theatres that are interested in attending as a group can contact Anna at anna@barnstorm.ie, and she will arrange a group booking.

3 and 11 May
26 and 27 April

Gonzo Youth Theatre to Stage Shakespeare

Gonzo Youth Theatre


William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

When? April 26th & 27th at 8pm
Where? Cavan Rugby Club, Swellan Park, Drumavanagh, Cavan
How much? €12

26 and 27 April
2 to 19 May 2019

Co Limerick Youth Theatre Commemorates the War of Independence

County Limerick Youth Theatre


A series of nine performances from 2 to 19 May that commemorate the War of Independence and are presented as part of the centenary festival celebrating Sean Hogan's rescue from Knocklong train station

The Leading LYTs AKA Lampróg Theatre (ages 18+) will present The Big Four, a series of performances that bring the story of Sean Hogan alive:

  • The Dance (an interactive community performance), 7pm on Sunday, 12 May in Knocklong
  • The Plan (a series of site specific plays in various locations throughout Galbally village), 7pm on Tuesday, 14 May in Galbally 
  • The Escape (a 5 mile mile cross country promenade theatre piece - walking boots essential), 6.30pm on Thursday, 16th May
  • The Trial, 12pm Sunday,19 May

The CountyLYTs (ages 13 to 18) will present their stage versions of The Rescue at 6pm on Monday, 13 May (including a performance by The Little LYTs (ages 4 to 7)) and at 7pm on Wednesday, 15 May (including a performance of The Schoolhouse by The DynaLYTs (ages 8 to 12))

2 to 19 May 2019
16 to 20 April

Dublin Youth Theatre’s First Year One Act Festival

Dublin Youth Theatre


First Year One Act Festival 2019

Best Before
devised by Mark Ball and the cast
directed by Mark Ball

Small Talk
devised by Darren Yorke and the cast
directed by Darren Yorke

The Pretentious Young Ladies by Moliére,
adapted by Anna Nugent and the cast
directed by Anna Nugent

Please note that these works contain mature themes and are suitable for audiences 14+.

FYOAF marks the first time new members of Dublin Youth Theatre perform as part of the organisation after undertaking an 8 week rehearsal and devising process working with professional directors. Performances in 2019 will involve 16 DYT members who joined in September 2018, supported by 6 Second Year Assistant Directors. They will perform 3 one-act plays each night.

Where? Theatre@36, Teachers' Club, Parnell Sq, Dublin 1


  • Preview: Tuesday 16th April @ 7.30pm all tickets €8
  • Performances: 17th-20th April at 7.30pm
  • Matinee: Saturday 20th April at 3.00pm

How much?  Regular price: €10, Concession: €8, DYT Members: €5. Book tickets online here.
Seating is limited and tickets sell quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment.

16 to 20 April
3 May

Denis Kelly’s “DNA” for Fracture YT

Fracture Youth Theatre


Denis Kelly's DNA

'DNA' -- deoxyribonucleic acid. A play about lies and fear. Everyone feels guilty but who is to blame?
A group of teenagers try worm their way out of a nasty act. Scared, terrified, lonely and confused, they put their trust in the silent bystander. Was it a mistake?

When? Friday, 3 May 2019 at 7.30pm

Where? Source Arts Centre, Thurles

How much? €7; €20 for a family of 4.  Book online here.

3 May

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12 April