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  • Description

    Macnas is an award-winning theatre, spectacle and processional company that has toured nationally and internationally to critical acclaim. Macnas is renowned for street shows, spectacle, theatre shows and parades. In addition to their outdoor repertoire, Macnas has created award winning theatre shows and presented work in conjunction with MTV and with U2 performing as part of the Zooropa Tour (1994). Macnas theatrically transform and perform visually dynamic and stunning work indoors and outdoors, conjuring up playful, delicious and delirious stories that are extensions of the human condition.

  • Address

    Fisheries Field,Galway,Co. Galway






    + 353 (0)91 568896

    Artistic Director

    Noeline Kavanagh

    General Manager

    Sharon O'Grady

    Programme Co-ordinator

    Róisín Stack

New Irish Plays Produced By Macnas

Play Title Playwright
Balor Páraic Breathnach
Adapted by Páraic Breathnach, devised by the company
Buile Shuibhne/Sweeney Páraic Breathnach
Adapted by Páraic Breathnach and devised by the company.
Diamonds in the Soil

Devised by Patrick O'Reilly. Initial treatment by Mary Drechsler. Developed by the company in rehearsal.

Rhymes from the Ancient Mariner Rod Goodall Patricia Forde
Adapted by Rod Goodall and Patricia Forde from 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' by S.T. Coleridge and devised by Macnas
Táin Páraic Breathnach
Táin was adapted by Páraic Breathnach and devised by the cast.
The Dead School Patrick McCabe
Adapted from his own novel of the same name.
The Lost Days of Ollie Deasy Mikel Murfi
Created by Macnas and Mikel Murfi