We are thrilled that Shane Mac an Bhaird’s brilliant first play Melt has been nominated for a Zebbie Award by the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild. Produced by Rough Magic for the 2017 Dublin Theatre Festival this funny, sophisticated fairytale featured Owen Roe, Rebecca O’Mara, Genevieve Hulme Beaman and Charlie Maher, directed by Lynne Parker and designed … ContinuedView Article
Rough Magic’s new and uniquely Irish take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream is set to ignite this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival. Shakespeare in the Castle Yard is always a Festival ‘must see’; an open-air summer spectacular and family favourite. This year, director Lynne Parker has created a production specifically for Castle Yard that will prove Shakespeare … ContinuedView Article
At an event on the 26th April that celebrated Irish and UK television collaborations, Lisa McGee was honoured with a “rising star” award for creating the smash-hit tv series Derry Girls. Writer Lisa, a participant on Rough Magic’s 2006/2007 SEEDS programme, was celebrated at the British Irish Television dinner in London for the smash-hit Derry Girls. The series became … ContinuedView Article
We are delighted to announce that SEEDS, our pioneering artists development programme, has been nominated for the Judges’ Special Award by the Irish Times Theatre Awards, 2017! The awards take place on Sunday the 25th of February.View Article
After the phenomenal success of Mr Burns: A Post-Electric Play, we are delighted to welcome our next batch of SEEDS into the fold.
The response to our call for applicants was unprecedented, with more applicants than ever before, ensuring that the job of selecting the five participants was as difficult as it’s ever been.View Article