Friday Sharing – 27th March

Join us this Friday for a development sharing of


Bridge street

a co-production by

Corcadorca Theatre Company
Devious Theatre Company
Equinox Theatre Company
Studio Weave


Recently explored in The Irish Times series The Street, Bridge Street, a street in Callan, Co. Kilkenny, was once a prominent midway point between Cork and Dublin.

Bridge Street, a site-specific show that explores a street in a regular Irish town struggling to keep onto the purpose it once had, will see Corcadorca Theatre Company collaborate with Kilkenny’s Devious Theatre Company and Equinox Theatre Company as well as international architectural firm Studio Weave. This show will be presented as part of the Abhainn Ri Festival in Callan from the 26th of June to the 5th of July.

A street with a long and varied history, audiences will get to explore it over the course of the show.


Following on from their first development week in January, this week Director Pat Kiernan, Corcadorca and Scriptwriter John Morton, Devious Theatre Company will work with actors Dominic Moore, Dominic McHale and Aideen Wylde on the script for Bridge Street.


The Friday Sharing is at 6pm in the Theatre Development Centre,
Tobin Street, Cork
Followed by a Q+A Session
Admission is free and open to all
Hope to see you there!

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Friday Sharing – Sacrifice At Easter

Join us this Friday for a development sharing of

Sacrifice At Easter

Pat McCabe and Pat Kiernan - hires
Written by Pat McCabe
Directed by Pat Kiernan

This week’s residency sees Pat McCabe and Corcadorca’s Pat Kiernan work on the first development phase of a new play by Pat McCabe, Sacrifice at Easter. Throughout the week they will also be working with composer Mel Mercier and actors Dominic Moore and Brendan Conroy. Having previously collaborated on The Big Yum Yum, this will be the second time that Corcadorca and Pat McCabe have worked together. Sacrifice At Easter will take place at a site-specific location in Cork in 2016.

Pat McCabe is an Irish author and playwright. Known for his mostly dark novels set in contemporary—often small-town—Ireland, McCabe has been twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Butcher Boy and Breakfast on Pluto. Both have been turned into films.

Pat Kiernan is the Artistic Director and founder of Corcadorca Theatre Company, set up in 1991. He has directed over 30 productions which have been performed in every theatre in Cork City as well as in non-theatre venues.

The Friday Sharing is at 6pm sharp in the
Theatre Development Centre,
Tobin Street,
Followed by a Q+A Session
Admission is free and open to all.
Hope to see you there!

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PERFORUM: Actors & their processes

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Theatre and Performance Practices


in association with


invite you to

PERFORUM : Spring 2015

Actors and their Processes: Pat Kinevane

Introduced/chaired by Julie Kelleher,

(Artistic Director, Everyman Theatre)

Wednesday 11th March 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm.

Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Christchurch, Tobin St, Cork.

Perforum events are open to the public and admission is free.

Pat Kinevane is a native of Cobh and an acclaimed actor and writer. He has played many leading roles at the Abbey and Peacock Theatres, the Gaiety Theatre, Gate Theatre, Project Arts Centre, and Druid Theatre. He is well known for his performance in the title role of the musical I Keano. Pat also has several major film and TV credits including The General, Ella Enchanted, When Brendan Met Trudy and King Arthur. Since 1997 Pat has become distinguished as a playwright with his first full-length play The Nun’s Wood winning a BBC Stewart Parker Trust Award in 1998. Since then Pat has written six other plays including: The Plains of Eanna (1999), The Death of Herod (2000), Evangeline Elsewhere (2008) and the hugely acclaimed and award winning Forgotten (2006) and Silent (2011). His latest play, Underneath, is on national tour.

Perforum is an events series hosted by DTS featuring the work of directors, practitioners and researchers in the fields of Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies.

Students, staff and interested members of the public and wider theatre community in Cork are invited to engage in reflection and discussion with experts in the field over a glass of wine.

Previous contributors have included: Phelim McDermont, Carol-Ann Upton, Joff Chafer, Melissa Baker, John Calder, Jocelyn Clarke, Aaron Monaghan, Gerald Thomas and Orla Fitzgerald.

For further information, visit –

Dr. Bernadette Cronin, Head of Department,

Dr. Marie Kelly, Drama Lecturer/Director of Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Theatre and Performance Practice,

Drama and Theatre Studies, School of Music and Theatre, University College Cork

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