Friars Gate

Friars' Gate
Theatre & Arts
Kilmallock. Co. Limerick
Tel 063 98727
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Fauna an exhibition of ink and watercolour paintings featuring Irish wildlife by Marian Sheehan-Ahern will run for the month of February.  All are welcome.


Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th February
& Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th March @ 8pm
Friars’ Gate Theatre presents
Arsenic and Old Lace
a comedy by Joseph Kesselring. 
Directed by Max Hennessy.

Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit his sweet spinster aunts to announce the engagement. Mortimer always knew that his family had a bit of a mad gene - but his world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years! When Mortimer’s maniacal brother, Jonathan, returns on the night that the aunts were planning to bury the newest victim, Mortimer must rally to help his aunts and protect his fiancé -- all while trying to keep his own sanity as well.
Cast includes: Eddie Cronin, Mandy Donworth, John English, Brian Finn, Declan Hehir, Max Hennessy, Robin Lee, Padraig Lohan, Seamus Moloney, Edmund O’Reilly, Rayne Tsang, Dermot Ryan, Maria Sheehy.
Tickets €15/€12


What Is On In The Theatre
Saturday 20th Jan 8pm Seán Keane in concert
Thursday 15th February @ 8pm Film – Loving Vincent   94 mins, 2017
Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th February  & Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th March @ 8pm
Friars’ Gate Theatre presents Arsenic and Old Lace a comedy by Joseph Kesselring.  Directed by Max Hennessy.
Sunday 11th March @ 8pm Isla Grant in concert   
Wednesday 28th March @ 7.30pm Foróige’s Footsteps Youth Theatre
Friday 6th April @ 8pm Kevin McAleer – Guru

Book Club

Wednesday 31st January @ 7pm - Reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society by May Ann Shafer and Annie Barrows.
Wednesday 28th February @ 7pm - Reading The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry
Wednesday 28th March @ 7pm – The Nightingale by Kirstin Hannah  
Wednesday 25th April @ 7pm – The Longbourn Letters by Rose Servitova 

New members welcome. 


Narrative 4 present a Storytelling Programme for Older People – Free – Tuesday 16th January @ 2pm. 

Children’s Art Club with Jane Howe – commencing Thursday 25th  January

Storytelling Workshops with Sheila Quealey – commencing Wednesday 31st Jan - 6 Weeks – 1.30 – 3.30pm, Fee €80

County Limerick Youth Theatre – commencing Tuesday 23rd January

The NYCI toolkit 8 Steps to Inclusive Youth Work includes Friars' Gate Youth Theatre work as a best practice case study download it here

Community and Educational Outreach Programme in association with Limerick City and County Council and Dormant Account Fund
Actively Retired Drama Programme
Transition Year Drama Studies Programme
National School Drama Awareness Programme
Inclusive Drama Group
Contact Friars’ Gate for details.

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