Our friend and life long member David O'Toole has invited our members to come alone to this production by the Portadown based drama group 'Phoenix Players' between 30th August and 2nd Sept staged in the Town Hall Portadown. Tickets can be reserved by ringing Vanessa on 079 1265 1662 £10 or if you are in Portadown from Mackles shop. BREAK A LEG DAVID!
John Hewitt International Summer School starts 23rd July on all week.
OpenMIc Night Abbey Lane part of the JHISS 27th 9pm Abbey Lane Theatre
August 10th Blues Festival Film 'The Blues Brothers' Abbey Lane Theatre
August 11th ....-- --- -- --- The Mighty Quinn playing live@ Abbey Lane. 8PM
August 26th Spotlight Dance&Drama School 'Country music Show' 7pm
No Open Mic in August.
Sept 7th Fri second performance of 'Cheatin Heart' in Abbey Lane.
Sept 13 Thurs Abbey Lane Writers course. Six 2hrs classes over Sept Oct Nov
facilitated by Byddi Lee, author of 'From March to November' Limited places.
Armagh Theatre Group promoting live Arts in Armagh since 1966.
For the thrid year our Open Mic Night has been incorporated into the John Hewitt International Summer School programme. This has proved to be a great success with many students enjoying the chance to 'let their hair down' and recite their new or past work in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. As usual we move the start time to 9PM to facilate those attending the final Market Place Theatre event. Come along, get a glass of wine and give us 5 mins of your time to entertain. BYOBottle, nibbles provided, lights, stage and possible stardom!
This month's Limerick Laughs compo first line ''During this baking hot July''
27th July, 9pm till late, Abbey Lane Theatre, Abbey Lane. Armagh.... entry £5
On the Friday 6th July in Abbey Lane ATG will present Maggie Shevlin-Elmore's 'Cheatin Heart' as we introduce our loyal followers and supporters to Radio Drama, on stage.
Set in 1980's Belfast 'Cheatin Heart' depicts the married life of Geraldine (Maria McGilly) and Dan (Des Crilly), his constant straying and her struggles to have a baby. Maura (Bridie Heaney) a schoolfriend of Geraldine's, meets Dan in London by chance and falls into his web...or does she jump?
Introducing Lily Conway as young Geraldine, Emily Conway as young Maura , Rory Lamb as young Dan and Byddi Lee in cameo roles as Waitress/Announcer.. Foley artist (sounds/music) is Jordan Trotter. This is a joint production by Trotter and Kelly on behalf of ArmaghTheatre Group.
Patsy Cline sings throughout...worth the money alone!
Tables and chairs layout,pay at door £10, complementary glass of vino Bring Your Own Bottle,free raffle!!!
Doors open 7.30pm show starts 8pm.
We have had our first auditions for this exciting development producing 'Cheatin Heart' a radio play by Rostrevor actress Maggie Shelvin. Our aim is to stage this before the July holidays for one evening in Abbey Lane Theatre. We are still looking for a male actor/reader from 35/50 age group preferably who can do a Belfast accent.
Also 2 female teenagers and one male teen to act the youthful main characters in the play of Dan , Geraldine and Maura. run time is about 40mins and you have the scripts to hand throughout...so simples!