Packed schedule for the Backstage Theatre

Rehearsing for the Canal Studio's production of "Arrah Na Pogue".
Having just released their latest programme, the Backstage Theatre are looking forward to a busy season of high-quality entertainment.

Having just released their latest programme, the Backstage Theatre are looking forward to a busy season of high-quality entertainment.

From September right through to January, theatre goers of all ages and tastes can look forward to a treat, as the Backstage Theatre have a fantastic line-up on the way.

The Backstage has long been associated with the Aisling Children’s Festival. This year is no different as Fidget Feet Aerial Dance perform the Elves and the Shoemaker, while Ukrainian clowns Mimirichi are sure to thrill the whole family.

Local talent will also be on display as Canal Studio Productions, Backstage Theatre Group, Evolution Stage School, Longford Variety Group and Backstage Youth Theatre each take to the stage. Longford native Edward Denniston will also appear at the theatre, launching his latest collection of work “The Scale of Things” on Thursday, September 19. Edward’s collection is in memory of Aileen Denniston who passed away in November 2011.

Whether you enjoy drama, art, poetry, clowns, comedy, music, ballet or even flowers, the Backstage Theatre has something to suit. For more information on the events, or to book tickets, visit www.backstage.ie