TWO BRIDGES THEATRE GROUP PRESENT GIRLS' NIGHT by Louise Roche Tuesday 4th December 2018 8pm
GIRLS' NIGHT a play/musical by Louise Roche about a group of 40s ladies on a wild, tearful, joyous evening out in a Karaoke night club. The five ladies have been friends since school days and are out on the town to celebrate the forthcoming wedding of Sharon's daughter Candi Rose. But things don't quite go to plan as they bicker, dance and sing their way through a night to remember. Performed by Two Bridges Theatre Group and directed by Alan Haslett.
TWO BRIDGES THEATRE GROUP started in Derry in 1997 and were the resident drama group at the Waterside Theatre from 2002-2008. They took part in the All Ireland Festival Circuit from 2004-2008, twice reaching the Confined Finals with The Factory Girls by Frank McGuinness and Midden by Morna Regan. Their last production, Pinky Promise, by Marilyn Rigsby, which was their first festival entry for five years and their first time on the One Act Circuit, swept the boards at the City of Derry Festival November 2013, winning best play, director and joint best actresses (Joanna Haughey and Elaine Gillespie).
Their productions included - Cupid Wore Skirts (Sam Cree, 1998), Murder In Company (Philip King & John Boland, 1998 and 2004), Charley’s Aunt (Brandon Thomas, 1999), The Yellow Wallpaper (adapted by Alan’s daughter, award winning playwright Rosalind Haslett, from the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 2003), Did You Hear The One About The Irishman? (Christina Reid, 2004), Black Comedy (Peter Schaffer, 2005) Winner at Strabane Drama Festival, with e ight other awards also won. The Island (James Saunders, 2005), The Factory Girls (Frank McGuinness, November 2005 and the festival circuit, 2006, reaching the All Ireland Confined Finals at Claregalway) and winning 14 awards on the way there, Lovers –Winners & Losers (Brian Friel, November 2006 and the festival circuit, 2007), Midden (Morna Regan) – November 2007 and the festival circuit 2008, qualifying for the Confined Finals at Strabane, winning 16 awards on the circuit.
16+ (contains some adult content) Tickets £12/£10
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