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The hugely entertaining and comical play Bookworms by Bernard Farrell opens this Friday February 20 at Athlone Little Theatre. The play is the latest offering from the highly talented author Bernard Farrell and was first performed at the Abbey Theatre in February 2012.
Everyone loves a good thriller and there is none better than an Agatha Christie thriller.
Athlone is once again preparing to welcome drama theatre fans from across the country as the 61st RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival was officially launched this week.
With just two weeks to go to the opening of the 60th RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival, final preparations are well underway for what promises to be another bumper event.
Prosperous Dramatic Society will have the honour of opening the 60th RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival when the curtain rises at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone on Thursday May 3. With their production of Deadline by Robert Massey, the group hopes to follow on from their success at the event last year where they finished as runners-up.
James Shivnan, president of the Rotary Club of Athlone wishes to thank all those who contributed to making the Rotary Club’s Tree of Remembrance such a success over Christmas. Some €12,000 has been raised, with the money going to three local charities.
Athlone Rotary Club launched their annual Christmas fundraising campaign this week in aid of three local charities: South Westmeath Hospice, Midlands Simon Community, and the Athlone St Vincent De Paul.
Kilmeen Drama Group from Rossmore in West Cork were crowned all Ireland drama champions for 2011 at the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival gala awards ceremony in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone last Saturday night. The group won the event for the second time in their history with their production of Tom Murphy’s A Whistle in the Dark as well as picking up the awards for best actor - Declan Price, and best actress in a supporting role - Irene Kelleher.
It began with a tiny meeting in a room of the Bon Bon Restaurant in Athlone’s Church Street in 1936. Few could have imagined back then that the decision of a single Army officer would see, 75 years later, the longest surviving amateur drama group in Ireland setting its sights fearlessly on another 75 years.
As the biggest theatrical event in the Midlands gets underway this week, the organising committee is putting the final touches to the 2010 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival which takes place at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone from tonight, Friday 30 April to Saturday May 8 nightly at 8pm (except final night which begins at 7pm).