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Katie's Birthday Party


  • Playwright

    Mary Frances Doherty 

  • Notes

    For ages 11-12.

  • Synopsis

    You are invited to celebrate Katie's 12th birthday as she explores what it's like to be 12 years old and moving from primary to secondary school. The play explores notions of childhood on the approach of adolescence, looking at the trials and tribulations of what a young girl goes through in the change from primary school to secondary school - exams, results, new school, new friends, thoughts for the future.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Female



  • Date of First Production

    11 March 2015

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of Belfast Children's Festival 2015.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    The MAC

Original Cast  
Performer Mary Frances Doherty
Production Team  
Director/Mentor Jason Byrne
Director/Mentor Gill Robertson
Director/Mentor Jess Thorpe
Director/Mentor Geraldine Pilgrim
Designer Mary Frances Doherty



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mary-Frances Doherty

  • Address

    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    +44 (0)7505730883

  • Email


The information for this entry was taken from the production's info pack and the Belfast Children's Festival programme with additional information supplied by the author.