‘One Act’ Drama Festival at Glen Theatre 18th to 21st Oct. 2022

The Glen Theatre Banteer are delighted to host their first ever ‘One Act’ Drama Festival from Tues. 18th October – Friday 21st October. Come along and support 8 wonderful local drama groups including The Glen Theatre Drama Group. Starting each night at 8.00pm. Tickets only €10.

We thank Marie Bourke for the splendid Poster. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

“The Matchmaker” at Glen Theatre on Sat. 3rd Sept. at 8.30pm

The Glen Theatre Banteer are delighted to welcome the fantastic Jon Kenny and the superbly talented Norma Sheahan in John B Keane’s iconic comedy ‘The Matchmaker”

Saturday 3rd Sept. 2022 @ 8.30pm
Booking advised – Please phone 029-56239

We thank Marie Bourke for the Poster. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Glen Theatre’s Presentation of “Many Young Men of Twenty”

It’s Finally SHOWTIME and the Glen Theatre Banteer are delighted to present …..

🤗🎟 Many Young Men of Twenty 🎟🤗
By JOHN B KEANE
Directed by: Dave Nagle

A funny and compelling play dealing with emigration and the lack of jobs at home that forced people to leave their native Ireland for England.

Opening next weekend:
Fri 4th & Sun 6th March 2022

For tickets call 📞 029-56239 📞

We thank Marie Bourke of the Glen Theatre for the Poster. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

Glen Theatre Drama on Sat. 19th Feb. 2022 at 8pm

The Glen Theatre Banteer are delighted to welcome the fantastic Ray O’ Sullivan with his cast and crew on Saturday 19th Feb. @ 8pm with his hilarious new comedy WEIGHT WATCHING🎭

From the writer of The Rise and Rise of The Healy Raes & A Papal Blessing It’s sure to be a great night 🎭
👉 Early booking advised 👈

🎟 For Tickets 🎟
📞 Call or text Ray O Sullivan on (087) 227 9657

We thank Marie for the Poster. Tap to enlarge. (S.R.)

Final Performance of “The Cause” at Glen Theatre Sunday 3rd Oct. 2021

Due to Popular Demand ….. The Glen Theatre Banteer has decided to stage THE CAUSE for one last night!!

They have been enjoying a phenomenal run with this original play and would like to extend a huge ‘Thank You’ for everyone’s support since reopening their doors.

🎭🤗 Great to have LIVE Theatre back 🤗🎭

💥⭐️✨ Final date ✨🌟💥
Sunday 3rd October

Due to COVID Restrictions – Places are limited and Booking this year is ESSENTIAL!!
No walk-ins !!
Please call 029 56239 to secure your place 📞

* HSE Guidelines in place / Vaccine Cert required for entry & Masks must be worn 😷

We thank Marie Bourke of Glen Theatre Drama Group for this Notice. Tap on the image to enlarge. (S.R.)

“The Cause” Included in Cork City Council’s “2021 Decade of Centenaries” Programme

Cork City Council is proud to promote “The Cause” a new play by Seán O’Deadaigh, premiering in The Glen Theatre, Banteer, Co. Cork on 10th September 2021.

Written by Seán Ó Deadaigh and directed by Tadhg O’KeeffeThe Cause depicts the story around the capture of a Black and Tan officer by members of the Cork No. 1 Brigade, Irish Revolutionary Army Captain Seán O’Donoghue and Volunteer Jamesy O’Mahoney during one of the greatest single atrocities of Ireland’s War of Independence – The Burning of Cork.  

The play will run from 10th to 12th September 2021, with more dates to be announced.

Tap on the Poster to enlarge. (S.R.)

Glen Theatre’s Production of “The Cause” Premieres on Friday

The Glen Theatre Drama Group are delighted to announce that we will finally reopen our doors for our Autumn Production which was postponed in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Written by Seán Ó Deadaigh and directed by our own Tadhg O’Keeffe, The Cause depicts the story around the capture of a Black and Tan officer by members of the Cork No. 1 Brigade, Irish Revolutionary Army Captain Seán O’Donoghue and Volunteer Jamesy O’Mahoney during one of the greatest single atrocities of Ireland’s War of Independence – The Burning of Cork.  We thank Marie Burke, P.R.O., The Glen Theatre Drama Group for the excellent background information before the Premiere of “The Cause” this Friday at The Glen Theatre.

 In accordance with Government and HSE Guidelines, Covid-19 protocols will be in place.  People attending future events at The Glen are requested to please wear a mask in conjunction with other measures at the event.

We share some scenes from the upcoming truly powerful production.  (S.R.)

The Cast of the upcoming Glen Theatre production of “The Cause” which has its premiere on Friday, 10th Sept. 2021.  Standing from left:  Cathy Bailey, Thomas Stritch, Tadhg Curtin and Pat O’Brien. Sitting from left:  Sinéad Guiney, Martin O’Riordan and Aoife O’Connor. Tap on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

Seán Ó Deadaigh, a native of Banteer who wrote this superb Play will feature on an Interview on “Radio Treasures” at 10pm on www.corkmusicstation.com this Tuesday, 7th Sept. 2021.
Play Director, Tadhg O’Keeffe is pictured standing fifth from left.

[read more …] “Glen Theatre’s Production of “The Cause” Premieres on Friday”

Bluegrass Gig Coming to Banteer

Multi award-winning Bluegrass artist Kristy Cox, and her band, will play The Glen Theatre in Banteer on May 12th.

Chart-toppin’ Nashville-based Kristy Cox is on quite the roll. Capturing attention with her powerful singing style, youthful energy-infused bluegrass, and song writing acumen, she continues to enjoy radio & television success in both the US and in her native Australia where she’s a multi award-winning Australian Country Music Awards Golden Guitar recipient – most recently she picked up the 2019 Golden Guitar for Bluegrass Album of the Year for early 2018’s Ricochet (see below). Kristy has appeared at major festivals across Australia, Europe and the US, including an official showcase at the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Convention in 2015; she was shortlisted by the IBMA 4 years running for New Artist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year.  [read more …] “Bluegrass Gig Coming to Banteer”

Extra Performances of “Sive” at Glen Theatre

Due to ever popular demand two extra performances of the truly brilliant production of “Sive” by John B. Keane will take place at Banteer’s Glen Theatre on Friday, 7th Dec. 2018 and on Sunday, 9th Dec. at 8:30pm on both nights.   A presentation not to be missed if at all possible.   Click on the images below to enlarge.  (S.R.) [read more …] “Extra Performances of “Sive” at Glen Theatre”

Magnificent Production of “Sive” by John B. Keane at Banteer’s Glen Theatre

With the final performance on Sunday 25th Nov. 2018 at 8:30pm “Sive” performed by the Banteer Drama Group at Banteer’s Glen Theatre – a magnificent production with such a wonderfully authentic 1950s set – is such a superb theatrical experience with supremely talented Actors.   Well done indeed to Directors of this excellent Drama Production – Tadhg O’Keeffe and Mary Ellis.  Details from 029 – 56239.   Here we share a selection of images from the most memorable Drama.  Lots more pictures to follow later.  Click on the images to enlarge.  (S.R.)

[read more …] “Magnificent Production of “Sive” by John B. Keane at Banteer’s Glen Theatre”

Culture Night at the Glen Theatre

The Glen Theatre Banteer welcomes everyone to an informal night of entertainment to celebrate Culture Night.   Join us for Drama – Pub Theatre style, story telling, music and song along with a special performance by Deirdre Linehan Toastmasters winner for Ireland and Britain.   Please come along and join in the fun at 8.30pm this evening Friday 21st September.

“It Runs in the Family” – Final Performance

The Glen Theatre Drama Group Banteer will do one final performance of “It runs in the Family” written by Ray Cooney and directed by Tadhg O’Keeffe on Saturday 2nd June at the beautiful Everyman Theatre in Cork. This is a hilariously funny fast paced comedy sure to have you in stitches! After two great shows at The Olympia Theatre Dublin and The Market Place Theatre Armagh City we return to Leeside to wrap up for the summer break, with plans for the autumn season well underway new members are welcome to join.

“Radio Treasures” on Thursday This Week 9:30 – 11:00 pm

We thank Michael O’Leary and Elwood from Louisville, Kentucky, USA for the presentation of this truly magnificent book outlining in brilliant colour the history of the world famous race which takes place annually on the first Sat. in May – So this year it’s on Sat. 5th May 2018. This beautiful book plus a very fine Tee Shirt will be displayed in Millstreet Museum.

“Radio Treasures” this week is being broadcast on Thursday, 3rd May 2018 from 9:30 to 11:00 pm.  We feature our usual mixture of cheerful songs, music and musings.   And, of course, being the start of Summer (!) we include Canon Sydney McEwan’s “Bring Flowers of the Fairest” plus some special Showband Favourites.   We hope also to feature the official launch recordings of Killarney’s “Nathan’s Walk” supporting Darkness into Light for Pieta House….This special item will be transmitted at 10pm.  And we chat about the background to the pictures below.  Click on the images to enlarge. We invite you to tune into our weekly broadcast this week on Thursday from 9:30 to 11:00 pm on www.corkmusicstation.com   

Banteer’s Glen Theatre Drama Group will present their magnificent production of “It Runs in the Family” at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Thurs. 3rd May 2018 and at the Market Place Theatre in Armagh City on Sat. 5th May. Every success to the superbly talented Drama Group.

Nora Murphy’s Class from Presentation N.S. presents a €600.00 cheque to Matron Margaret Collins at Millstreet Community Hospital resulting from a recent Bake and Cake Sale in the School.
Dr. Michael with his wife, Maria accepts a presentation from Matron Margaret Collins on his recent retirement in his role as Resident Doctor to the Community Hospital….And below Mary Fitzgerald also makes a presentation.

 

What a pleasant surprise in the post this morning! “Comhnasc” is the national Journal of the Retired Teachers of Ireland. The Photographer with a powerful telephoto lens captured us as we attened the recent Annual Convention in Dublin’s Gresham Hotel. The response has been quite uplifting!

[read more …] ““Radio Treasures” on Thursday This Week 9:30 – 11:00 pm”

Lots Happening at the Glen Theatre Banteer

Saturday 24th February at 8.30pm

Variety Concert in aid of N.C.B.I.

All proceeds going to help the Visually Impaired- National Council for the Blind of Ireland (N.C.B.I.) The show will consist of two one act plays:

  • “THE INVITATION” – Wedding invitations spell trouble in Mary Angland’s comedy, and
  • “IN THERAPY” – by Ann Leo O Connor- we learn that Sex Counsellors and County Councillors are not only spelled differently …

As well as the drama, the show will have lots of music and song:

  • We will have the great honour on the night of first public appearance since winning All Ireland Scór winner of 2018 – Maggie Moynihan.
  • John Murphy (The Singing Farmer) and Billy O Brien will entertain with their ever popular music and song.
  • Majella Murphy singer song writer is guaranteed to entertain us with her magnificent talent.

A great night promised with all proceeds going to this marvellous association that offer brilliant support in their wonderful work.

Saturday 3rd March

The Glen Theatre Drama Group will open the second play of the season a hilarious fast moving comedy “It runs in the Family” written by Ray Cooney and directed by Tadhg O Keeffe.

Sunday 4th March

The fabulous Chris Jones & The Night Drivers Blue Grass Band from Tennessee USA.

 

[read more …] “Lots Happening at the Glen Theatre Banteer”

Glen Theatre Drama Group hit the stage

The Glen Theatre Drama Group host the hilarious comedy “Off the Hook” this coming weekend with shows confirmed for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (Nov. 17-19). Once again, the Banteer Group with a key Millstreet involvement are proving that there is no substitute for live entertainment in their latest production under director Cathy Bailey. Early booking is advised for “Off the Hook” , tickets can be pre-booked at the Glen Theatre Box Office at 029-56239.

[read more …] “Glen Theatre Drama Group hit the stage”

The Glen Theatre Drama Group performing “Second Honeymoon” this Friday 14th July at 8pm in The Everyman Theatre Cork

The Glen Theatre Drama Group are doing a performance of “Second Honeymoon“, a hilarious Comedy written by Sam Cree and directed by Tadhg O Keeffe on this Friday 14th July at 8pm in the Everyman Theatre, Cork. Please come along and support this great Group on the Night which promises loads and loads of Laughter and Fun. The Glen Theatre Group are also appearing at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght Dublin on next Sunday Night July 16 and the Group are back on the Road again when they will line out at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Sunday September 3rd. You can get a taste of the Show on the Video clip here at https://youtu.be/xangUJCat_0
[read more …] “The Glen Theatre Drama Group performing “Second Honeymoon” this Friday 14th July at 8pm in The Everyman Theatre Cork”

Glen Theatre: The Chastitute

The Glen Theatre Drama Group Banteer would like to wish all our patrons a very New year and thank everyone for their continued support for 2017.

The Chastitute is a play written by the late great John B Keane and directed by Tadhg O Keeffe. Performances next weekend:

  • Charity Night for St Josephs Foundation Charleville at The Glen Theatre Banteer on Friday 13th January
  • The Everyman Theatre Cork on Saturday 14th January @ 8.00pm
  • The Civic Theatre Tallaght Dublin on Sunday 15the January @ 8.00pm.

Please tell all your family and friends in Cork and Dublin we would greatly appreciate to support.