Thursday, 24th May 2018
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“The January Show”

Stagemad Theatre Company presents “The January Show” written, directed and composed by local playwright Anna Jordan. The show takes to the stage at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Thur 6th - Sat 8th April. Tickets on sale now at Garter Lane Box Office 051 855038 or online http://www.garterlane.ie. The all Waterford cast includes: Grainne Kavanagh, Karina Thompson, Natasha Everitt, Becky Phelan and Kieran Walsh.

Waterford’s Becky Phelan, has acted both on stage and for film and has performed a number of her written works around the city including spoken word and ‘Threads’ a co-devised production based on the history of the Magdalene Laundries.She has also spent time with Labyrinth Management and Dreamboat Productions among other new and innovative circles. Becky has stage managed a number of local productions including ‘On The Razzle’ and ‘Blackwater Angel’. She is currently working with Fishamble as a writer.

Natasha Everitt has produced, written, directed and choreographed five original pieces of theatre/performance art and dance including ‘Animadversion’, ‘Threads’, ‘Tick Tock’ and most recently a short dance and poetry piece made for 28 hours for WYA. Natasha also has acted in a number of plays in Waterford such as ‘The Wife To James Whelan’, ‘Boundary’, and ‘Ravens Watch’. Natasha says that “working with Anna is always an amazing experience, and the process of rehearsing ‘The January Show’ has been a fully creative joy”.

Kieran Walsh started in Loose Screw Theatre's production of ‘Boxer’, and since then has appeared in productions of The Crucible, Our Town, Oedipus Wrecked, Shadow of Heroes, Henry VI Part III, 16 for 2016, Six Days' Work, Wife to James Whelan, and most recently The Hall.

Speaking recently Stagemad Artistic Director James Power said, “It's great to have well known Waterford playwright Anna Jordan's work on stage. Anna has had her plays premiered by us in the past, and we are delighted she is part of the company’s plays for the stage 2017”.

‘The January Show’ promises to be a night of pure theatre. The play is a coming of age story. Throw into the mix a live band and you are in for a theatrical treat.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.

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