Past Performances

  • Feb 2001 – ‘ A Key for Two’ – Two act comedy by John Chapman
  • Oct 2001 – ‘ The Tailors Dummy’ – One act by Seamus Burke;
  • Oct 2001 – ‘ The Belle of Boolavogue’ – One Act By Seamus Burke
  • Feb 2002 -‘ Cash on Delivery’ – Two act by comedy by Michael Cooney.
  • Oct 2002 – ‘The Barbers Chair’ Dan Joe OKeeffe was awarded ‘Best Male Actor’ at the Ballincollig Festival for his portrayal of the Barber, Mr Mac;
  • Oct 2002 – ‘ Darlings You Were Wonderful’
  • Feb 2003 – ‘ Out of Order’ Two act comedy by Ray Cooney.
  • Oct 2003 – ‘Dinner for One’
  • Oct 2003 – ‘ The One Way Ticket’ by John B. Keane. The script of this play was lost for many years and was discovered in January 2002 by Danny Hannon, Director of the Larigue. It was staged for the first time in St. Johns in Listowel on 30 th May 2002, just 17 days after the death of John B. We were privileged when the Keane Family and Danny agreed to the staging of the play by our group. Mary Keane, wife of the late John B, travelled to Banteer for the production.
  • Oct 2003 – ‘The Poverty Within’ by Mary Gaffney. This is the premier of this play written especially for Banteer Drama Group by local writer, Mary Gaffney. Mary, a native of Cloonacool Co. Sligo, is a member of the NUJ and is an award winning short story writer. February 2004
  • Feb 2004 –    ‘It Runs in the Family’ Two-act comedy by Ray Cooney. This play ran for a total of nineteen performances – fifteen in the Glen Theatre , one in Ballincollig, two in England and one in Listowel. The proceeds of two shows were donated to charity, with a cheque for 1200 euros presented to the Ethiopian Mission Fund, supporting a student priest who required urgent heart surgery. A cheque for 600 euros was also presented to support the work of Conor McKay in Africa .
  • October 2004 – ‘ Any Other Business’ Sketch by Mary Gaffney. The writer, director and cast of this play won the Adjudicators Award at the 2004 Ballincollig Festival of One-Act Plays. ‘A Galway Girl’ One act by Geraldine Aron.
  • October 2004 – ‘ None The Wiser’ One Act by Anthony booth. Noreen Twohig won Best Supporting Actress at the Ballincollig Festival of One Act Plays for her Portrayal of Sr. Edith

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