2012 Tipperary Drama Festival
Marie Kelly has been in theatre since 1993 and was Casting Director at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin between 2001 and 2006. She has an MA in Modern Drama and Performance from University College Dublin and has just finished her doctoral studies on theatre and consciousness at the same university. She is currently a freelance theatre professional: specialising in casting, producing, dramaturgy, guest lecturing and theatre research. Her book, The Theatre of Tom Mac Intyre: Strays from the ether, was co-edited with fellow practitioner and lecturer Dr. Bernadette Sweeney and published by Carysfort Press in 2010.
Fri March 16th ( Confined ) The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson Holycross Ballycahill D.G
Sat March 17th ( Confined ) The Two loves of Gabriel Foley By Jimmy Keary Shannonside D.G
Sun March 18th ( Confined ) Dancing at Lughnassa by Brian Friel Conna D.G
Mon March 19th ( Open ) Jerusalem by Jes Wutterworth Silken Thomas D.G
Tue March 20th ( Confined ) The Weir By Colin McPhearson Doonbeg D.G
Wed March 21st ( Open ) The Seafarer By Colin McPhearson Thurles D.G
Thur March 22nd ( Open ) Dr Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde Nenagh D.G
Fri March 23rd ( Open ) Who is afraid of Virginia Wolfe by Vintage Albee Haulbowline T.G
Sat March 24th ( Open ) By the Bog of Cats By Marina Carr Bunclody D.G
HANNIFIN CUP (Entertaining Play) “The Seafarer” Thurles D.G.
GALLAGHER AWARD (for most promising actor) Colin Malone as Marky/ Silken Thomas
DR.MORRIS MEMORIAL CUP [ Tipperary Group) Thurles D.G.
BEST SET OVERALL[Josie Slattery Perptual Trophy] “Jerusalem”Silken Thomas
1st ADJUDICATOR AWARD – Micheal O’Brien For Stage Management Nenagh D.G.
2nd ADJUDICATOR AWARD “Kevin McEvoy & Fran O’Brien Bunclody/Kilmyshal DG
BEST ACTOR : Edward Dillon as Gabriel “The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley”Shannonside
BEST ACTRESS ..Jacqui Lacey as Catherine “The Memory of Water”Holycross/B.cahill
BEST SUPP.ACTOR…Marty O’Neill as Mike”The Memory of Water”Holycross/B.cahill
BEST SUPP. ACTRESS.. Gemma Barry as Chris”Dancing at Lughnassa” Conna D.G.
3rd “ The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley” Shannonside D.G.
2nd “Dancing at Lughnassa” Conna D.G.
1st “ The Memory of Water” Holycross/Ballycahill D.G.
BEST PRODUCER — Pat McGrath “The Memory of Water” Holycross/Ballycahill D.G
BEST ACTOR (Matthew Bourke) Liam Quinlivan as Dawn/”Jerusalem” Silken Thomas
BEST ACTRESS .. Ciayle Jorden as Hester Swane/”Bog of Cats” Bunclody D.G.
BEST SUPP.ACTOR –Matt Treacy as Ivan curry /”The Seafarer” Thurles D.G.
BEST SUPP.ACTRESS.. Josephine Byrne as Catwoman/”By the Bog of Cats”Bunclody
3rd “By the Bog of Cats” Bunclody / Kilmyshal D.G.
2nd “Jerusalem” Silken Thomas Players
1st TIPP FM TROPHY “The Seafarer” Thurles D.G.
BEST PRODUCER: (Frank Gleeson Award) Margaret McCormack Thurles D.G.
Schools Drama: WINNER : St.Joseph’s Doon : Bog Oak – Ursuline Convent,Thurles