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MADF Isle of Man One-Act Play Festival

OPEN 03/03/2022 - 05/03/2022

Venue Name: Erin Arts Centre. Victoria Square, Port Erin, Isle of Man IM9 6LD

Venue Postcode: IM96LD


Credits: Various

Societies: Manx Amateur Drama Federation (MADF)

Thursday 3rd March is the start of the 2022 MADF One Act Play Festival, be sure to make a note in your calendar.

Join us at the Erin Arts Centre, Port Erin for THREE EVENINGS of whirlwind activity featuring enthusiastic and talented artists from all over the Isle of Man.

Enjoy a diverse and imaginative collection of one act plays by both established and local authors.

Please tell your friends and come along.

Thursday 3rd MARCH

The Droitwich Discovery by Nick Warburton presented by Rushen Players

Not Stratford, but Droitwich, not just Shakespeare but a Tudor Shakespeare with soliloquy and dialogue as exciting as would be expected, if not quite as predictable, on a day out for four theatre lovers.
All by Myself by Robert Scott presented by Service Players

Larry has been shipwrecked on a desert island for 7 years all on his own. Or so he thought – his space becomes rather crowded as he find he wasn’t alone after all.

Friday 4th MARCH

The Musicians by Patrick Marber presented by Stage One Drama School

The orchestra of Riley Road, a stage school is to give a concert in Moscow at the European Festival of Youth. Their instruments are impounded by customs but luckily Alex, the Russian Janitor, comes up with a plan to save the day.
The Nativity Play by Daphne Caine presented by Service Players

Miss Lipton’s class always presents an outstanding Nativity play. We meet the members of her class and their funny, heart-warming preparations for the festive production.

Saturday 5th MARCH

The Lover by Harold Pinter presented by Hog the Limelight

To all outward appearances Richard and Susie are a respectable married couple. Behind closed doors however, the couple enjoy a surprising and intriguing arrangement. We find out how this couple have found an unconventional way to cope with the extra-marital temptation.

Followed by presentation of the awards and trophies at the Green Room in the Falcon’s Nest Hotel, Port Erin after the final performance on Saturday.

Enjoy the professional commentary, by Robert Meadows our GoDA Adjudicator, following each evening’s performances and the 2022 Prize Giving to end the Festival on Saturday Evening at 

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