Welcome to the pages of the 2019 annual Rush Drama Festival.

We are delighted to be hosting our 16th Festival with a spectacular line-up of 9 plays never before performed at the Millbank Theatre. With our fingers tightly crossed for a snow free Festival we have at least tried to get some warm Dramas to whet your appetites.  We are sure there is something there to suit all tastes. Bookings on 01 843 7475



Conall M 

Please welcome our adjudicator CONALL MORRISON

Conall Morrison is a writer and director.

He has directed twenty shows for the Abbey and Peacock Theatres.

He has also directed for the Lyric Theatre, Landmark/GIAF, Fishamble Theatre Co., the RSC, the RNT, English National Opera, the Globe, and Cameron Mackintosh.

With John Comiskey, he co-directed The Bailout for TV3, produced by John Kelleher Media.

His play The Ministry of Deliverance was recently performed in Belgrade, Serbia.



Programme of Events

Fri Feb 22nd 8.00pmClann Machua Drama Group
The Love Of Cass Maguire
by Brian Friel
Sat Feb 23rd 8.00pmWayside Players
The Real McCoy
by Tommy Marren
Sun Feb 24th 8.00pmGlenamaddy Players
Rabbit Hole
by David Lindsay Abaire
Mon Feb 25th 8.00pmBunclody Kilmyshall Drama Group
Kim Carney
Tue Feb 26th 8.00pmKilmuckridge Drama Group
The Righteous Are Bold
Frank Carney
Wed Feb 27th 8.00pmThe Moat Club Naas
Push Up
by Roland Schimmelpfennig
Thur Feb 28th 8.00pmNenagh Players
Whatever Happened To Bridgie Cleary
by Tom McIntyre
Fri Mar 1st 8.00pmProsperous Drama Group
An Enemy Of The People
by Henrick Ibsen translated by Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Sat Mar 2nd 8.00pmBallyduff Drama Group
A Fine Bright Day Today
by Philip Goulding

Previous Festivals

Festival 2013 Festival 2012 Festival 2011 Festival 2010 Festival 2009 Festival 2008 Festival 2007 Festival 2006 Festival 2005

Under the auspices of the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland, the Rush Drama Festival was founded in 2004 and is now an important part of the Millbank Theatre calendar.