Fringe Results 2018

Best Script

1st – Interplay by Joe Bergin, Kildare
2nd – I Bet You Say That To All The Boys by Ken Armstrong, Castlebar.

Acting Awards

Best Actor Female, Lorraine Lynch as The Autistic in Non-Verbal
Best Actor Male, Ronan Egan as Vincent in Nobody’s Child
Best Director, Moira Mahony for Non-Verbal

Adjudicator Awards

For her transformation from boring housewife to dominatrix, Joan King in A Swinging Christmas
Excellent performance by an actor, not in his native tongue, John Pinel as the Rabbi in The Bris
For a very convincing dying scene, Karen Smyth in Grotty Grogan
For lip-syncing, and indeed body-syncing, Eamon Smith & Tara Niland in I Bet You Say That To All The Boys
For a lively, buzzing representation of Blair, Katie Padden in Garage Invasion
Best interpretation of script, Brendan O’Sullivan & Vincent Casey in Interplay
Best Presentation Overall, to John Corless for Since Death Began

Fringe Qualifiers for 2018

The list of qualifiers for the Fringe Festival 2018 are below:

A Swinging Christmas, by Joe Starzyk, USA
Garage Invasion, by Rex McGregor, Auckland, NZ
Grotty Grogan, by Eamonn Dolan, Waterford
Hard Feelings, by Peter Gould, Ealing, London
I Bet You Say That To All The Boys, by Ken Armstrong, Castlebar
Interplay, by Joe Bergin, Leixlip, Kildare
Nobody’s Child, by Michael Goulding, Ballyhaunis
Non-Verbal, by Lorraine Lynch, Loughrea
Since Death Began, by John Corless, Claremorris
The Bris, by Darren Ó Riagáin, Australia