URGENT: Call for Constance Markievicz and Padraig Pearse in stage play

Posted: 05/04/2017 , by Síle

Deadline: 08/04/2017

Role Information

Roles: Participants

Location: Dublin

Details of Role

Two actors are needed to play Padraig Pearse & Constance Markievicz in "1916: The Red-Letter Play" - written by SP McArdle from her acclaimed magical history adventure book "The Red-Letter Day.

The play is to take place on Easter Monday 17th at Naomh Barrog GAA Club with a read through this Saturday 8th April.

It's a 30 minute play and has been written from the finale of my latest book, The Red-Letter Day, and it's called 1916: The Red-Letter Play.

Actors: 1 Male, 1 Female
Roles: Padraig Pearse & Constance Markievicz
Rehearsal: Saturday 8th April
Opening: Monday 17th April 3pm
Fee: Travel Expenses
Contact: spmcardleauthor@gmail.com

The Red-Letter Day is one of the Sunday Independent's best children's books of 2016, described in their Christmas gift guide as: 'A brilliantly imaginative romp through key points in Irish history, featuring fun adventures with fascinating people.'

'A writer who is likely on the cusp of making her name and
deserves support to achieve that' – Arts Council of Ireland

* SP McArdle is an award-winning journalist brought up in Northern Ireland who now lives in Dublin. She has over 20 years' experience in newspapers (writing and production) and has been a travel writer for over a decade. She has reviewed books for national newspapers since 2001 and was Literary Editor of the Evening Herald 2001-2005. She also pens short stories and poems, and currently has a play under consideration by RTE Radio Drama

The Red-Letter Day, a magical history adventure book for eight- to 12-year-olds - with a 1916 finale - is on sale from www.sppublishink.com and was shortlisted for 'Best Junior Book 2016' in the inaugural CAP awards
‘An energetic, engaging romp through key events of Irish history in the company of some of our illustrious, fascinating forebears. Imaginative, inventive, educational and great, great fun.’ Madeleine Keane, Literary Editor, Sunday Independent

How to apply

Company: SP McArdle

Web-site: www.SPMCARDLE.com

Enquiries should be referred to: Síle

Email: spmcardleauthor@gmail.com

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