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House Plays by Mina Tenison

Date and time: 19 September 2017 @ 00:00 to 13 October 2017 @ 00:00

House Plays Monaghan Presents

 

House Plays written and directed by Mina Tenison at Cavan County Museum on 13 October 2017 at 8pm
 
 
Clare leads the enviable life of big houses and privilege, or so it seems…Raised in a big Georgian house in Ireland in the lap of privilege, Clare is finding that her enviable life is breaking apart at the seams.
 
Welcome to the world of pop-up plays, where drama erupts just when you least expect it. The whole world's a stage and all the men and women merely players, as the bard poet declared. Follow us in the journey of Clare's story as she makes Cavan County Museum her home and the audience her guests.
 
 
Fancy a different night out.   Funny! Humorous, bittersweet and a little tragic, the story has the audience laughing throughout the show.
 
 
The Reviews:
 
“Great performers. Great venue and thoroughly great fun! ” - Sara & Nick Nicholson
 
“A fabulously play by a truly gifted playwright - a story that is a journey of emotions, reality, success, failure, fear,, misconceptions, shock and loyalty.” - Sinead Trainor
 
The Writer:   Mina Choi Tenison

 

Mina Choi is a writer based in China and Ireland.   Prior to her move she lived in Los Angeles where she wrote screenplays.   She graduated from Yale University with a degree in Literature.  In addition to her short stories, essays, stage and screen plays Mina works as a freelance writer.   She has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Financila Times, Women's Wear Daily NYC, South China Morning Post, That's Shanghai, China International Business, and Oriental Outlook.   She is married and has two children.

 
 
The PLAYERS:
 
 
 
Ken Fletcher (TOM/HENRY/JAMES): Ken’s recent film work includes roles in ‘Jack’ in 'All Good Things' (M.U.I Media); 'Derek' in 'The Drummer And The Goalkeeper' (Irish Film Board) and The Detective in 'Guilty' (Undoubtedly Guilty Prods) Winner Best Actor in 48Hour Film Awards 2015; 'Fr.Sean' in 'A Good Friday' (London Film School); notable TV credits include a reprised 'Paddy Coyle' (Fair City RTE) and 'Gerald' (Game of Thrones Season II HBO).
 
 
 
 
ROISIN ROONEY (CLARE): Roisin trained at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin and at Wolverhampton University. Roisin has worked and toured around the country with TIE, O'Casey Theatre, Blue Raincoat Sligo and the Dublin Fringe Festival. She also set up her own speech and drama school where she teaches and directs. After taking a few years away from performing to raise her three daughters she returned to the Axis with "The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning” and has been a part of MAMS and their Abbey Theatre show "Observe The Son of Ulster.”
 
 
For further details please contact minatenison@gmail.com
www.houseplays.org
 
 
House Plays is a production of House Plays Monaghan, a non-profit organisation founded in 2015 to promote theatre in unusual venues in digestible and entertainiing bites. 
 
This event is co promoted by Cavan County Museum and Cavan County Council arts office.
 

Booking Advisable to Cavan County Museum  049 8544070. Price €15