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ISDA Festival 2018

The annual Irish Student Drama Association Festival returns to Cork City this year, hosted by UCC Dramat Society. Uniting Ireland’s most prolific third-level drama societies, the ISDA Festival aims to provide a national platform through which student drama may be both promoted and encouraged.

The Granary Theatre, as well as Cork Arts Theatre and Graffiti Theatre, will be playing host to this 10-day-long festival in which all member societies display their best productions of the current year. The festival runs from Wednesday 4th to Friday 13th April, excluding Sunday 8th.

Tickets cost €7 Full Price / €5 Concession / €3 for those involved in an ISDA production.


ISDA productions at the Granary Theatre:

  • Wednesday 4th – UCC Dramat presents MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD, written by Charlotte Keatley.
  • Thursday 5th – UCC Dramat presents THE CHILDREN’S HOUR, written by Lillian Hellman.
  • Friday 6th – NUIM presents TINTED WINDOWS, written by Eoghain Francis.
  • Saturday 7th – DIT presents APARTMENT OF THE FEIGN, written by Daniil Tabolkin.
  • Monday 9th – DU Players presents NATURAL 20.
  • Tuesday 10th – UCD Dramasoc presents OUTLIERS, written by Jen Keating.
  • Wednesday 11th – DU Players presents POOL (NO WATER), written by Mark Ravenhill.
  • Thursday 12th – Queens Belfast presents SHOPPING AND FUCKING, written by Mark Ravenhill.
  • Friday 13th – NUIG presents ALONE IT STANDS, written by John Breen.


Tickets for those ISDA productions taking place at the Granary Theatre are available from the Granary Box Office. These tickets will be sold on the day of the relevant production and on a  first come, first served basis.

For information regarding ISDA productions taking place at the Cork Arts Theatre or Graffiti Theatre, please contact