Fringe 2017 award winners

Best script:
1st The Dog in the Tree House by Sue Healy
2nd Merry Go Round by Joe Bergin

Best Actor: Padraig Larkin – Be Careful What You Wish For

Best Female Actor: 
Laoise McKeogh  – Be Careful What You Wish For

Best Director:
 Ger Nash  – Be Careful What You Wish For

Six Adjudicator Awards:

  • For the hilarious moment when she was able to speak and stuff her mouth with crackers at the same time: Donna Ruane in Eight
  • For the versatility with which she adapted to her dual role as an Eastern European prostitute: Aishling Costello in My Mother’s Boyfriend
  • For her portrayal of the elderly, needy, manipulative mother:. Vivienne Lee in The Dog In The Tree House
  • For coming across as a ‘washout of a husband’: John Brennan in Death Who’s Coming To Dinner
  • For a most energetic performance: Darren Regan in 15 Minutes Left
  • For the scene where he hovered on the edge of the stage (representing the bridge): Pat O’Grady in Merry Go Round

Entries now closed for Fringe 2017

Thank you to everyone who has submitted a play for the Claremorris Fringe 2017.  Entries are now closed.

Our panel of judges will consider all entries over the next few weeks and will announce the eight chosen plays once a decision has been reached.

In the meantime, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.

Fringe 2017 launched

New, unpublished and unperformed 15-minute scripts wanted for

The 2017 Claremorris Fringe Festival of Drama

Which will be staged on March 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th 2017.

The closing date for entries is December 18th, 2016.

4 nights – 8 new plays.

Part of the 2017 Claremorris Drama Festival.

Click here to submit your play or if you want more info.