All-Ireland qualifiers perform in Tallow

Sean Ahern, John Stack and Helen Aherne who are all performing in Brideview Drama's All-Ireland qualifying production of 'Philadelphia, Here I Come'. (Pic Eoin O'Hagan)

Brideview Drama Group will perform their All-Ireland qualifying production of ‘Philadelphia, Here I Come’ by Brian Friel just twice more in their home town of Tallow before they make the exciting journey to the RTE All-Ireland Finals in Athlone on Thursday, May 2. 

This is a must-see show which has picked up multiple awards on its tour around the country last month on the festival circuit. 

This is only Brideview Drama’s second time ever qualifying for the Open All-Ireland Finals, making their debut on the Dean Crowe stage in Athlone last year which their heart-wrenching production of ‘Stolen Child’, finishing in second place in the whole country. 

Now they return with fire in their bellies and a super cast of twelve to the coveted finals with a production that has brought them laughter, emotion, pride and many late nights over the past number of months. 

Come and see the show in Tallow Community Centre on this Saturday, April 27 and finally Monday 29th. Curtain 8.15pm. Booking via Tallow Enterprise Centre on 058-56445. 

Please note that the performance on Saturday April 27th is in aid of Chernobyl Children’s Trust.

Tickets for that show will be €20 and all proceeds will go to the well deserving charity which has a very strong local committee in Tallow.

Booking for Saturday 27th through Eamonn Tighe 087-0677749 or Tom Doyle 087-9974643.