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  • Barbara Bergin is a multi-talented theatre maker appearing in such diverse productions as Fair City, Intermission and The Van. She also wrote the IFTA award winning Love is the Drug and co-wrote and directed TV3's On the Couch with Gary Cooke. This year Barbara is one of our six writers and the Q&A below that her feelings about THE 24 HOUR PLAYS runs the whole gamut from inspiring to terror. She's a #24hrDub veteran: heed her words. Have you taken part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS before? Yes, I'm a #24HrDub veteran! I performed in Pants By Gina Moxley in 2013. It was directed By Jose Miguel Jiminez, assisted by Joseph Ryan. Cast was myself, Ian Lloyd Anderson, Declan Conlon, and Keith Duffy. Singing

  • Next up on our Q&A series is Aonghus Óg McAnally. He is Artistic Director of Rise Productions, an award winning theatre company who even have their very own podcast. All the rage these days, of course. Have you taken part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS before? Yes I performed in the very first year of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS when it was on in Project Arts. I performed in The Waiting Room By Elaine Murphy. It was directed By Willie White who was assisted Neil Douglas and it also starred Georgina McKevitt, Rory Murphy, and Jacinta Sheerin What was the highlight of your previous experience? Sitting in the wings watching Paul Reid's interpretive dance finale in the very first year – that boy's got

  • Glen Barry answers the questions today. Glen is an ex-member of Dublin Youth Theatre so really gets why The 24 HOUR PLAYS are so worthwhile. All I can say is that when I heard the words "as a Vampiric Monk" I did really think it's a wonder any of these actor types are as sane as they just about are. Over to Glen. Have you taken part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS before? No haven't had the ... pleasure? What is the most memorable dramatic experience you have had, and why? Most recently, It was on the set of Dracula Untold, standing in an abandoned quarry in Belfast dressed as a Vampiric Monk, waiting for my best friend Gary [who directed

  • Dave Fleming

    We caught up with actor Dave Fleming to ask him a few questions about his dramatic life and his feelings on the cusp of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre. If, like Dave, you can't feckin' wait for THE 24 HOUR PLAYS book your ticket now and don't come crying to us next week when they are all gone! Have you taken part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS before? No, I'm a first-timer! What is the most memorable dramatic experience you have had, and why? Seeing a production of Waiting for Godot in the Gate in 2002 or 2003 I think. Bawling crying and feeling like I was actually going to explode from all of the feels

  • Next up in our series is Dylan Coburn Gray, a fairly recent alumnus of Dublin Youth Theatre and flush with the success of his production Boys and Girls at the First Irish Festival in New York.  This show was a big hit in Fringefest here in Dublin in 2013.  Have you taken part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS before? Yes, I'm a #24HrDub veteran! I was Assistant Director on Tap That by Amy Conroy and directed by Garry Hines. It starred Sarah Greene, Conor Madden, Eleanor Methven and Janet Moran. What was the highlight of your previous experience? Making tea for Garry Hynes, saying hi to Lisa Hannigan and having her SAY HI BACK. Swoon.   What is the most memorable dramatic experience