Isle of Man News - POSTED Mon 03-02-2014

2014 Easter Festival of Plays

by Manx Amateur Drama Federation

The Manx Amateur Drama Federation is delighted to announce the details of the 2014 Festival of Full Length Plays taking place at the Gaiety Theatre from Saturday 19th to Friday 25th April 2014.

The plays selected for the Festival include a variety of genres. Dennis Kelly’s ‘DNA’, which will be performed by a youth theatre group,  an abridged Shakespeare,  Dennis Potter’s sinister ‘Blue Remembered Hills’,  a historic drama set in Ireland by Sean O’Casey,  and Ira Levin’s chilling ‘Veronica’s Room’.  All but one of the participating teams this year is a visiting drama group from England or Ireland. 

Tickets are available for purchase from Saturday 1st February. A season ticket for either stalls or dress circle will allow you to watch 7 plays over 7 nights for just £7 per play*, listen to the professional adjudication of each play, meet the teams in the Green Room at the Empress Hotel, and vote for your favourite play. 

*£7.14 including 2% theatre booking fee.

For details of ticket prices and concession please visit the Villa-Gaiety web site ( or phone 600555.

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