Night At The Invasion / Tales From The Fairground

Production: Night At The Invasion / Tales From The Fairground
Date: Summer 2009
Venue: La Catedral
Producer/Director (NATI) Barry O’Donavan
Director (TFTF) Brian Quinn
Assistant Director (NATI) Rose Geoghegan
Night At The Invasion.
This one act play was written and directed by Barry O’Donovan (under the pen name Dante Black) alongside Byron James. It deals with what happened in the radio studio on the night of the famous “War of the Worlds” broadcast.

Some of the NATI cast onstage

Some of the Night At The Invasion cast onstage

Tales From The Fairground
Directed by No Drama’s Brian Quinn, Tales was a collection of three short pieces which afforded us the opportunity to showcase the large numbers of talented folk in No Drama even in the very early days.

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Two of the Tales from the Fairground cast

CAST:
DAN SCANLON as Orson Welles
NEIL CURRAN as Col. Richard Hazelby
SHEILA DOOLEY as Abigail Rowntree
SHANE ROBINSON as Mike Kincannon
DAVE McGOWAN as Tom Skidmeyer
NOEL M. MURPHY as Jed Stevens
KATE FEENEY as Sarah
ANGELA CARLIN as Gail
DEARBHLA LAWLER as Lynette
RUAIRI DE BURCA as Craig
GRAINNE CURISTAN as Nat
SHIOBHAN HICKEY as Eileen
ALAN ROGERS as Barry
STEVEN LACY as The Critic
MARIA DILLON as Sammy
CLIODHNA as The Critic’s wife
ROSE GEOGHEGAN as Patron
TOM MURPHY as John
RACHEL BYRNE as Dorie
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Producer/Director (NATI)
BARRY O’DONAVAN

Director (TFTF)
BRIAN QUINN

Assistant Director (NATI)
ROSE GEOGHEGAN

Stage Manager
CATHERINE O’SULLIVAN

PR and Publicity
LAURA MCGOVERN and DAMIEN HOLMES

Front of House
JONATHON HUGHES, FIONA SLATTERY and NIAMH CULLEN

Props
PAUL BONNER

Stagehand
ORLA MCBRIDE and VONNIE DURRAN

Make up & Hair
ROSE GEOGHEGAN, MARIA DILLON AND RUTH CURRAN

Ticketing
RUAIRI DE BURCA

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