Wexford Drama Festival celebrates its 57th year of amateur drama and this year will be held in the Jerome Hynes Theatre in the National Opera House for the first time. As one of the longest running festivals in the country, we have entertained Wexford audiences for 5 decades and are delighted to be moving to our new home in the National Opera House.
Bringing the best of amateur drama from around the county we have 8 nights of entertainment, drama and comedy on offer. From classics such as Juno and the Paycock to two plays making their debut on the amateur circuit, there's certain to be something to suit every taste throughout the festival.
Kilmuckridge Drama Group present the comedy Daughter From Over the Water by M.J.Molloy. Set in the West of Ireland, a farmer and his wife discover that their emigrant daughter in England is about to marry a "black atheist". They concoct a plan to lure her home so they can get her to marry a local farmer to save her soul.