News & Reviews

Monday, May 5, 2014

Ennis Player's All-Ireland qualifying production of 'The Problem', directed by Joe Varden, and starring Ailbhe McMahon and Aidan O'Gara, has been invited to participate in the 12th Biennial Liverpool International Theatre Festival, Nova Scotia,... Read more.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Ennis Player's production of Calendar Girls was a huge success - many thanks to our wonderful audiences who supported the show and as a consequence the four charities who will benefit from all proceeds. Full house for the four nights.... with a waiting list for any cancellations. Does not happen... Read more.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

The Ennis Players are currently in rehearsal for their next production which is 'Calendar Girls'. Based on a true story of eleven Women's Institute members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukaemia Research Fund, it was written as a screenplay by Tim Firth... Read more.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Delighted to announce that Ennis Player's production of 'The Problem' by A.R. Gurney, Jr. qualified for the 2013 All-Ireland One Act Finals this weekend. Directed by Joe Varden (an experienced and award winning actor himself), with cast of Ailbhe McMahon and Aidan O'Gara, both of whom won awards... Read more.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Monday, November 18, 2013 to Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Ennis Players are delighted to present their annual  'Supper Theatre' at the Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, from Monday, November 18th through to Thursday, November 21st, 2013.

Nightly performance commences at 8.00 p.m. sharp... Read more.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Ennis Players are currently touring the One-Act Festival Circuit  with 'The Problem' by A.R. Gurney, Jr.

Directed by Joe Varden with cast members, Ailbhe McMahon and Aidan O'Gara, this production will participate in five festivals in an effort to secure a placing in the All Ireland... Read more.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Ennis Players will be staging a one-act play 'The Problem' by A.R. Gurney, Jr. in Glor on July 6th as part of an evening of music and drama, presented by Ennis Street Festival to raise funds for Clare Youth Service.

The play will be directed by Joe Varden and the cast includes... Read more.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Missing the buzz of line-learning and rehearsals?


*Readings will be held for this one-act play on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 8.00 p.m.

in the Banner Room, of The Old Ground Hotel, Ennis.


Directed by Joe Varden, it will be... Read more.

Monday, April 8, 2013 to Friday, April 12, 2013

Ennis Players are delighted with the response to their production of 'Dancing at Lughnasa' by Brian Friel which was directed by Jackie Scanlan, assisted by Allen Flynn which went down a treat with audiences. A standing ovation on their last night was a well deserved reward for their efforts and... Read more.

Monday, February 11, 2013


Recently a tribute night was held for one of our longest serving members, Bernie Harten, who has gone on to pastures new in County Meath. Bernie was involved in well over 50 productions with Ennis Players (from 1988 - to date) and has directed and acted in some of our most decorated... Read more.