The Colleen Bawn

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 00:00 to Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 00:00

Tickets are now on-sale for Ennis Players production of Dion Boucicault's classic melodrama The Colleen Bawn. The show opens in glor on February 27th & runs till March 2nd. Tickets priced at €18.

This Irish melodrama is based on the tragic story of Ellen Hanley whose murdered body was washed ashore at Moneypoint in Co.  Clare and buried nearby at Burrane cemetery. Boucicault’s play has a much happier ending and in 1860's The Colleen Bawn was an immediate success in London where it had the longest run in the history of the English's 230 performances making it The Mousetrap of it's day!