Is a satirical take on gun crime and gangland Dublin. Blade just wants keep an element of order in his life by keeping his Friday ritual. However, blinded by his own ferocity, the laws of the universe come into play and life is now determined by his own karma.
Written and Directed by Sylvia Beatley,
Produced by Jemma Curran
About Sylvia Beatley
Sylvia is the Artistic Director of TwistedpeasanT Productions, and has completed the Playwriting Programme with Fishamble Theatre Company 2011 where she is currently part of their Directors Mentoring Programme
She completed her M.A Degree in Directing for Theatre with UCD 2011, which enabled her to work on the Abbey Yeats Programme. Having received her BA degree in Informal and Community Education from Canterbury Christ Church Sylvia has an extensive career in social development and education through the arts working within a broad range of marginal and social issues, both nationally and internationally. Sylvia also trained as an actor with the Anna Scheer Theatre Company London and studied her H. Diploma in Drama and Theatre Studies with NUI Maynooth 2008.
Since receiving her Masters she has worked with such artists as Louise Lowe and Annie Ryan in an assistant capacity and has recently been appointed Head of Script and Community Out Reach Executive at The New Theatre . Other credits include:
‘Feeder’ Racket Production with Scarlet Exchange 2012 : Director
‘Smoke Scenes’ UCD Student Production Directions 7, 2011, Project Arts Centre: Director and Actor
Chatrooms by Enda Walsh 2010; Performing Arts Academy Celbridge: Producer and Director
About Jemma Curran
Jemma Curran is the producer for TwistedpeasanT Productions.
She has been a member of Dublin Youth Theatre for the last four years, working with directors such as Aoife Spillane-Hinks, Willie White and Gary Keegan. She was in National Youth Theatre’s production of ‘A Dream Play’. She can next be seen in Conor McMahon’s horror film, ‘Stitches’, in the role of Jenny.
She is also a playwright and screenwriter. She has written a one act play for Dublin Youth Theatre entitled ‘September 4th’ and has co-written a feature film called ‘Tangled Alibis’ that is currently in post-production. She has been accepted on to the Dublin Theatre Festival’s Play On initiative for new playwrights.
She has just completed a BA in Journalism and French at Dublin Institute of Technology.