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CHRISTMAS 2017

DLI wishes all its members and friends in drama a very Happy Christmas and New Year 2018.  Our office in Dundrum closes on Wednesday 20 December 2017, and re-opens on Wednesday 3 January 2018. 

 

One Act Festival Circuit 2017

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ADCI/DLI ALL IRELAND ONE ACT OPEN WINNERS 2017 – PALACE PLAYERS, KILWORTH, CO CORK

Congratulations to actors Liam Howard & Sean Ahern, and director Danny Buckley from Palace Players.  Adjudicator Padraic McIntyre awarded first place to their production of The Quiet Land by Malachy McKenna. Ballyshannon DS came second with Five Kinds of Silence by Shelagh Stephenson, while third place went to Kilmeen DG with A Day in the Life of a Pencil by Raymond Scannell.

ADCI/DLI ALL IRELAND ONE ACT CONFINED WINNERS 2017 – COOLGREANY ADS, CO WEXFORD

Congratulations to actors Sally Stevens and Maggie Murphy, and director Ned Dempsey on their winning production of Something Unspoken by Tennessee Williams. Take 5 DG, Cork were runners-up with Tom by Noelle Clarke, and third place went to New Ross DW with The Tinker’s Wedding by JM Synge. 

 

ONE ACT FINALS 2017

ONE ACT FINALS 2017

Letterkenny One Act Finals Festival Director Pluincead O Fearraigh & Chairperson Jean Curran and Committee hosted a wonderful weekend of drama and warm hospitality in An Grianán Theatre. 

Kilmuckridge Drama Festival will stage the Finals in the Memorial Hall, Kilmuckridge, Co Wexford, 7 -10 December 2018. 

www.oneactfinals2017.ie

 

Recent additions to DLI Library

August:Osage County by Tracy Letts
The Ferryman by Jex Butterworth
Girl from the North Country by Conor McPherson

 

SIVE By John B Keane

John B KeaneThe amateur rights for SIVE are withdrawn from November 2017 – 1 October 2018.  All other John B Keane titles are available for performance.

 

 

Sam Cree

Sam CreeDLI is pleased to announce that we now hold the amateur rights to the plays of Sam Cree in the UK & Ireland. From Lisburn, Co Antrim, Sam Cree (1928- 1980) remains one of Northern Ireland’s most popular and much - performed comedy playwrights.  The scripts are now available from the DLI Library - Don’t Tell The Wife, Cupid Wore Skirts & Widows’ Paradise are just some of the full length comedy standards on offer.

Contact Valerie in the DLI Office for further details 01 2969343 dli@eircom.net

 

DLI Membership 2017

Group and Individual membership of The Drama League of Ireland is now due for renewal.  To renew your annual subscription with us, please send the following with your payment for two main contacts from your group:

Name:

Postal Address:

Email Address:

Phone Number:

Group Membership for 2017 is €120, while Individual Membership is €35.  We always welcome new members – contact Valerie in the office for details of the competitive insurance scheme available to DLI members, and for information on the other benefits of joining us. 

01 2969343
dli@eircom.net

Download 2017 GROUP APPLICATION

Download 2017 INDIVIDUAL APPLICATION

 

DLI Office Opening Hours

As of 29th February 2016, the DLI office in Dundrum is open as follows:

MONDAY 10.00 – 3.00
TUESDAY 10.00 – 3.00
WEDNESDAY 10.00 – 3.00
THURSDAY 10.00 – 3.00

Phone: 01 2969343


Michael Joe Ginnelly

The DLI now acts as agent for Michael Joe Ginnelly.  From Co Mayo, Michael Joe is the author of the ever-popular and hilarious Wake In The West, Pretend Sick and A Marriage of Connivance. His latest play, Betwixt and Between, is now also available for performance! The scripts can be borrowed from the DLI Library. 

 

Group Insurance

The annual premium for the scheme operated by JPC Insurances for DLI members is €390.00 for the Insurance Year 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018.

Download DLI Scheme Details Sheet...

 

Amateur Licensing and Royalties

Before making a decision on choosing any play for amateur performance, please take a look at the factsheet which our DLI Royalties Officer, John Corcoran, has put together.  It covers all aspects of the important areas of amateur licensing. 

Download FAQ Rights & Licensing (.doc)...

 

Resource Service
Advice on selecting plays, scripts and performing rights,
Information on finding props and costumes and set pieces
Start up advice on forming a Drama group

Full details can be viewed on our member services page.

 

 

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