The 2012 National Semi-Finals of the Macra Na Feirme Amateur Drama finals take place on 31st March & 1st April at Roscommon Arts Centre. Hosted by the Roscommon Executive, six clubs from counties Roscommon, Sligo, Galway, Donegal and Leitrim will compete for two places in the National Finals taking place in April next in Laois. Each evening, a total of three one-act plays will be performed by three separate groups, with the overall winners being announced after the performances on Sunday night.
The full programme of performances are:
Saturday 31st March: On the Outside - Galway City Macra, A Bedtime Story – Coolaney Macra, Sligo, One more for the Road - North Donegal Macra
Sunday, April 1st: Dopey Dan - Sligo Rainbow Macra, A Cure for Nerves - South Leitrim Macra, The Last of the Last of the Mohicans – Tarmonbarry Macra, Roscommon
Roscommon Macra Clubs have a strong presence in this One Act play competition with National Success from Tarmonbarry and Knockcroghery in 2005 and 2006. Two excellent nights of entertainment are in store, with the results announced on Sunday night. Tickets are €10 each night or €15 for a special offer two-night ticket and can be reserved through Roscommon Arts Centre’s box office at 090 6625824 or also online at www.roscommonartscentre.ie.