The Roscrea Lions First Drama Festival was a tremendous success with a full
house recorded for each night.The productions from 6 drama groups was of the
highest standard and the adjudicator, Dara Carolan was impressed by the
acting, production values and the audience response on the 3 nights. Having
evaluated the 6 productions the adjudicator decided that the winning group
was Birr Stage Guild and their production of Campbell Black's And they used
to star in the movies
Birr Stage Guild Brian Comiskey, Declan Ward, Tina Ryan and Adrian Shine with their production of And they used to star in the movies by Campbell Black in the Abbey Hall Roscrea.
Maurice Murphy, Mary Fitzgerald, Brian Redmond, Brendan Hyland, Bill Smith and Seamus Mullaney.
Lions Club of Roscrea President Maurice Murphy presents a cheque for 1000 euro to Brian Comiskey representing Birr Stage Guile at the first Lions Drama Festival.
The bursary for the winning group was one thousand euro. Already plans are
in place for next years festival with groups already booking their places.
The Lions would like to thanks all who made this first festival a success
especially the drama groups who gave their time and talent, the public who
thronged to the Abbey Hall to be entertained and the adjudicator Dara
Carolan who gave a wonderful analysis of each production and Michael
Costigan who performed an interval act on the Friday night.
A special thanks also to all our sponsors.