Kildare society wins top award at All Ireland Drama Festival

Thu, May 17, 2018

The Prosperous Dramatic Society from Kildare were crowned RTÉ All Ireland Drama champions at the gala awards ceremony in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday, May 12.

Directed by Lurlene Duggan, who won the Best Director Award, the group took the trophy for their play Sylvia by A R Gurney at the 66th anniversary of the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival.

Sylvia is a playful, quirky comedy about relationships that tells the story of an exuberant, sweet dog who changes the lives of a middle-aged couple who have entered their 'empty nest' period in life. Sylvia enters into the middle of their relationship, challenging everything and everyone.


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