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The Barn



    Church Lane, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny






    +353(0)56 7751266

  • Programming Policy

    The Barn is an 80-seater black box theatre venue, with gently raked seating. The Barn plays host to performances and rehearsals throughout the year for professional children’s theatre, Kilkenny Youth Theatre and the Adult Theatre Club productions. The Barn isn’t generally a receiving venue, although it features annually as a Kilkenny Arts Festival venue; for 2011’s Gare St. Lazare’s ‘Title and Deed’ and ‘The Big Deal’ by Una McKevitt Productions, in 2012 we hosted workshops and Púca Puppets’ ‘Tic Teac, Tic Teac’. 2013 saw our 1st visit from The Ark, Arts & Cultural Centre for Children.

  • Resident Company

    Barnstorm Theatre Company

New Irish Plays Produced By The Barn

Play Title Playwright
Blenny, The Waterdaughter

Devised by Gillian Kelly & Fiona McDonagh.

Little Rudolf Ken Bourke
Me Too! Sarah Argent

Written in collaboration with Barnstorm Theatre Company.

Star Chasers Scott Young
The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket Sarah Argent

Commissioned by Barnstorm Theatre Company. Written by Sarah Argent in collaboration with the company.

Title And Deed Will Eno
Town Mouse, Country Mouse
Devised by Barnstorm Theatre Company, scripted by Medb Lambert.