In September 2014, Moyross Residents’ Forum invited Monica Spencer to begin a weekly drama workshop. Since that time, a group of eleven regular members have attended the weekly workshop in Corpus Christi School and the result of all of these workshops is ‘Saving the House of Delmege’. Monica Spencer said ‘I have been working with this group since last September and I can honestly say I have never enjoyed a rehearsal setting as much as this one.’
The play is about Lady Constance Delmege, who is faced with mounting debts from her late, philandering husband’s ancestral home, and desperately wants her only daughter to marry into money, even if it means marrying Norbert, the foppish son of the ‘new money’, neighbouring Caulfield estate. What unfolds is a story filled with twists and turns, trickery, promiscuity, social climbers, an Italian count and A Sulky!
Saving The House of Delmege will take place in The Hunt Museum on Friday, July 10, 7pm and Saturday, July 11, 3pm.
Tickets are €5 and are available for booking from [email protected] or 087 6047262.
Further performances will take place in Moyross in September/October with details of dates and venue to be announced.