Last Sunday night saw Drama at its very best in Castlelyons when six one-act plays took to the stage and everyone was treated to a most enjoyable night. The Festival was co-ordinated this year by Festival Director Martha Riordan with all the Barrymore members giving assistance when needed.
The Groups taking part were as follows : Take 5 – “Faded Footsteps”, Barrymore Players – “Last Tango in Little Grimley”, Blue Hat Productions – “Workers Wishes” and Haulbowline Theatre Group entertained us with “The One”, “Bench Encounter” and “Jailbirds”.
Adjudicator for the evening was Shevaun Hogan and the results were as follows.
Best Play : Blue Hat Productions.
Best Circuit Play : Take 5.
Best Circuit Actor : Paul Finn.
Best Circuit Actress : Noelle Clark.
Best Actor : Liam Crowley (Barrymore Players)
Best Actress : Caroline McCarthy (Barrymores)
Best Producer: Sean Kelleher (Blue Hat)
Best First Time Producer :Shirley Formette (Barrymores)
Best Set : Barrymore Players
Golden Moment of Theatre ::Ml Conway (Blue Hat)
Well done to everyone and especially to the Barrymore Players for their great success and who got a brilliant critique from the Adjudicator.
Well done to Martha and her team for an excellent night of Drama . Guest of honour on the night was Cllr. Tim Lombard, Mayor of the County of Cork. The group would like to wish Noelle Clarke & Paul Finn the very best of luck with their production of “Faded Footsteps” in the Circuit.