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.

2009 - 2011

2009
Northern Irish Premiere of Marina Carr’s Woman & Scarecrow, directed by Emma Jordan, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, and national tour. Gina Moxley nominated Best Actress Irish Times Awards.

Irish Premiere of Vassily Sigarevs Black Milk b directed by Matt Torney for the Ulster Bank Festival at Queens.

Community Engagement production with Ardoyne Women’s Group and New Lodge Arts - The Heights by Lisa Magee directed by Alison McCrudden. Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast

2010
Irish Premiere of Scarborough by Fiona Evans directed by Emma Jordan site responsive production, produced in association with the MAC.

Community Engagement production written and directed by Louise Lowe and Matt Faris Baby Grand Opera House, Belfast

Irish Premiere of Vincent River by Phillip Ridley directed by Sophie Motley: Crescent Arts Centre and island wide tour.

2011
Northern Irish Premiere of Shoot The Crow by Owen McCafferty directed by Emma Jordan.

Community Engagement production written and directed by Louise Lowe and Matt Faris The Assembly Rooms, Belfast.

Northern Irish Premiere of Blackbird by David Harrower directed by Emma Jordan: Lyric Naughton Studio and NI tour.

2012-2015

2012
Revival of Shoot The Crow by Owen McCafferty directed by Emma Jordan: Grand Opera House Belfast and Ireland wide tour.

Community Engagement production The Baths directed by Louise Lowe – Templemore Baths, Belfast.

Northern Irish Premiere of Doug Wrights I Am My Own Wife in a co-production with The MAC, directed by Emma Jordan – The MAC, Belfast.

2013
Community Engagement production Kaleidoscope directed by Louise Lowe - Belfast City Centre

The Conquest Of Happiness co-created by Emma Jordan & Haris Pasovic in a co-production with East West Theater , Sarajevo and Mladinsko Theatre, Ljubljana – commissioned for 2013 Derry –L/derry City of Culture UK and European Tour.

2014
The Chilean Trilogy – Villa & Discurso by Guilermo Calderon directed by Roisin McBrinn and Tejas Verdes directed by Sophie Motley in a co-production with The MAC Belfast. (included in The Stage UK’s Top 10 Productions 2014)

The REVEAL Programme launched to support and develop the work of emerging NI Theatre Artists.

2015
God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza directed by Emma Jordan in a co-production with The MAC, Belfast.

Mydidae by Jack Thorne directed by Rhiann Jeffrey (REVEAL Artist and BBC Performing Arts Fellow) in association with The MAC. Ulster Bank International Arts Festival.

Scorch by Stacey Gregg directed by Emma Jordan in association with The MAC and Outburst Arts Festival, The MAC, Belfast. Stacey Gregg Winner Best New Play: Irish Times Theatre Awards.

2016-2018

2016-2018
Scorch by Stacey Gregg directed by Emma Jordan, Edinburgh Fringe, Island of Ireland Tour, Adelaide Fringe and Project Arts Centre Dublin. Winner Adelaide Fringe Weekly Theatre Award, Adelaide Fringe Critics Circle Choice Award, Scotsman Fringe First, Irish Writers Guild Best Theatre Script, Holden Street Street Theatre Award, Summerhall Vertebra Best Actor for Amy McAllister.

2016
After Miss Julie by Patrick Marber after Strindberg directed by Emma Jordan in association with the MAC and the Project Arts Centre.

2017
Red by John Logan directed by Emma Jordan at Lyric Theatre. UK Theatre Awards: Nominated for Best Director (Emma Jordan), Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, Nominated for Best Production, Best Director, Best Actor (Patrick O Kane), Best Set Design (Ciaran Bagnall), Best Lighting Design (Ciaran Bagnall), Best Supporting Actor (Thomas Finnegan), Best Movement Direction (Dylan Quinn)

Hard To Be Soft- A Belfast Prayer, created and choreographed by Oona Doherty for Belfast International Arts Festival.

2018
East Belfast Boy by Fintan Brady directed by Emma Jordan and Every Day I Wake Up Hopeful by John Patrick Higgins directed by Rhiann Jeffrey for Edgefest in association with he MAC, Belfast.