Ballycumber Drama Group – play opening Saturday 1st Feb

Ballycumber Amateur Drama Society’s 2014 production – “Cupid wore Skirts” opens in Ballycumber Community Centre onSaturday 1st February at 8pm and will performed there again on Sunday 2nd February at 8pm, before moving to Tuar Ard in Moate for performances at 8.30pm nightly from Wednesday 5th February until Saturday 8th February.    This hilarious, tongue-in-cheek comedy charts the bet between widower Andrew Coulter and his acid-tongued sister-in-law that he cannot find a wife within a week, the subsequent advertisement in the local paper and the frolics that ensue when potential suitors; a pop wannabe, an outwardly homely wine

Back row from left to right: Padraic Seery, Michael Hiney, Aidan Dunne and Derek Claffey. Front row from left to right: Martina Fanning, Siobhán O'Brien, Clare Flattery, Charlotte Molloy and Carol Robbins.

connoisseur and a career husband hunter all accept Andrews “proposal” of sorts.   On the brink of bigamy,  the hapless Andrew must rely on his son and daughter to mastermind a solution to his predicament.

Directed by Chris Murphy, “Cupid wore Skirts” stars Michael Hiney as the put-upon “Andrew Coulter”, Derek Claffey as his wayward father “Grandpa”, Charlotte Molloy as sensible, married “Daphne”,  Padraic Seery as flamboyant “Ronnie”,  Aidan Dunne as pop-obsessed “Brian” and Carol Robbins as busybody spinster “Aunt Harriet”.   Ballycumber Drama Society is delighted to welcome Clare Flattery back to the stage in this years role as unpredictable  “Miss Stansfield” and to welcome newcomer Siobhán O’Brien as exotic singer “Ingrid”.

Come along and enjoy a fantastic evenings entertainment. Tickets, which cost E10 or E8 concession, will be available on the door at Ballycumber Community Centre on the evenings of the performances and tickets for Tuar Ard can be booked by contacting 09064 82042.

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