OUR HISTORY

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1992 - 1996

Irish Premiere of Jim Cartwright’s Two, directed by Simon Magill, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast and national tour.
Northern Irish Premiere of Athol Fugard’s A Place with the Pigs, directed by Simon Magill, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast and national tour. Ger Ryan winner of EMA Best Actress Award.

1994
Irish Premiere of Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden, directed by Simon Magill, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast.

1995
Northern Irish Premiere of David Mamet’s Oleanna, directed by Simon Magill, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast and tour of Northern Ireland.

1996
World Premiere of Trevor Griffiths’ Who Shall Be Happy?, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, and national and international tour. Stanley Townsend winner of TMA Best Actor Award. April Sunday’s Festival of New Writing, a co-production with Tinderbox Theatre Company.

1997

Company change name from Mad Cow Productions to Prime Cut Productions.

Irish Premiere of Sam Shepard’s Simpatico, directed by Jackie Doyle, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast and national tour. Niamh Linehan nominated Irish Times Best Supporting Actress Award.

European Premiere of Daniel Danis’ Stone and Ashes, directed by Jackie Doyle, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast and national tour. .

1998

Irish Premiere of Cindy Lou Johnston’s Brilliant Traces, directed by Jackie Doyle, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast and the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, and national tour.

Northern Irish Premiere of Clare McIntyre’s Low Level Panic, directed by Jackie Doyle, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, and tour of Northern Ireland.

Women’s writing workshop with Clare McIntyre.

1999

Irish Premiere of George Walker’s Criminal Genius, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast

April Sunday’s co-production with Tinderbox Theatre Company and Centre des Auteurs Dramatique, Montreal.

2000

Irish Premiere of George Walker’s Problem Child, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, and national tour, Maria Connolly nominated Irish Times Best Actress Award.

Irish Premiere of Patrick Marber’s Dealer’s Choice directed by Tim Loane, the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, and tour of Northern Ireland. Dan Gordon nominated TMA Best Supporting Actor Award.

Writer’s Residency Programme, Tyrone Gutherie Centre, Annamakherig.

2001

European Premiere of Michel Marc Bouchard’s Coronation Voyage, directed by Jackie Doyle, Waterfront Hall, Belfast.

Irish Premiere of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women, directed by Jackie Doyle ,Lyric Theatre, Belfast, and national tour. Kate O’Toole winner of TMA Best Actress Award.

Northern Irish Premiere of Mark Ravenhill’s Shopping and F***ing, directed by Jackie Doyle, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, and national tour.

2002

Northern Irish Premiere of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, directed by Jackie Doyle, Lyric Theatre, Belfast, and national tour.

William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, directed by Jackie Doyle a co-production with the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, and national tour.

World Premiere of The Chance, Peter Carey’s story adapted for the stage by Jackie Doyle produced in association with the Belfast Festival at Queen’s.

2003 - 2005

2003
Irish Premiere of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s After Darwin, directed by Jackie Doyle The Project, Dublin and the Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast.

Irish Premiere of Gregory Burke’s Gagarin Way, directed by Jackie Doyle Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, and national tour.

2004
Ashes to Ashes by Harold Pinter and The Mercy Seat by Neil LaBute, Lyric Theatre, Belfast.

2005
World Premiere of Cold Comfort, written and directed by Owen McCafferty Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, in association with Theatre503 London.

2006 - 2008

2006
Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, in association with the Waterfront Hall Studio, Belfast, directed by Mark Lambert. Staged reading of Beckett’s All That Fall, Waterfront Hall Studio. Monica Frawley nominated Best Designer Irish Times awards.

Irish Premiere of Naomi Wallace’s The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek, directed by Patrick O’ Kane, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, and national tour.

2007
Irish Premiere of Owen McCafferty’s Scenes from the Big Picture, directed by Conall Morrison - Waterfront Hall Studio, Belfast nominated Best production and Best lighting Design [Nick McCall] Irish Times awards.

2008
Irish Premiere of Dennis Kelly’s After the End, directed by Emma Jordan Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast.

World Premiere of Sophocles’ Antigone in a new version written and directed by Owen McCafferty, Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s. Walter McMonagle nominated Best Supporting Actor Irish Times Awards.