Mountmellick Drama Festival 2022 Results

29 March, 2022

Just like that, our Drama Festival has come to a close! What a wonderful week it has been!

Thank you to all the groups for your wonderful performances and best of luck to all of you as you continue on the circuit nationwide.

Thank you to our Adjudicator Mr. David Scott for all your wonderful insights throughout the week and a massive thank you to all our sponsors for continuing to support us and help us present our festival. Thank you to our wonderful audiences, without whom we wouldn’t have a festival! It’s been so wonderful to welcome both familiar and new faces back to our theatre, and we hope to see you all back again next year!

Open Section Winners

1st: Ballyduff Drama Group –  Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay- Abaire

2nd: Prosperous Dramatic Society -God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza

3rd: Dalkey Players- Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Confined Section

1st: The Ray Leonard Players – The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh

2nd: Skibbereen Theatre Society – Brighton by Jim Nolan

3rd: Kilrush Drama Group – Little Gem by Elaine Murphy

Mountmellick Drama Festival Full Results

SET DESIGN – (The Breda Payne Trophy) = Donie O Sullivan Ballyduff Drama Group (Rabbit Hole)

ADJUDICATORS AWARD = Collectively to all the in-patients in ‘One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ Mullingar Theatre Lab 2020

Best Male Actor = Anthony Harris as Jack in ‘Brighton’ from Skibbereen Theatre Society

Best Female Actor = Vera Kilgallon as Maureen in ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ from The Ray Leonard Players

Best Director (Fr.McNamara Trophy) = Fachtna O Driscoll for ‘Brighton’ from Skibbereen Theatre Society

Open Section

Best Male Actor = John Stack as Howie in ‘Rabbit Hole’ from Ballyduff Drama Group

Best Female Actor = Zita Mc Garry-Kelly as Veronica in ‘God of Carnage’ from Prosperous Drama

Best Director = (Kathleen Cusson Award) = Emma Jane Nulty for ‘Eurydice’ from Dalkey Players

Massive congratulations to all our fantastic groups! We’ve had an incredible week of drama, and it’s all down to the hard work and preparation the groups have put in over the last few months! Thank you, and we hope to welcome you all back to Mountmellick again in the future!