The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2018 Awards judging panel Ella Daly, Catriona Crowe, Paula Shields

Published 26 Jan 2018 by Theatre Forum
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Press Release from Irish Times 26 January 2018

The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards
2018 Judging panel and 2017 ceremony MCs confirmed.

The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards are delighted to announce the 2018 Awards judging panel. Ella Daly, Playwright & Independent Producer; Catriona Crowe, National Archives of Ireland, and Paula Shields, Producer, RTE will be staying on for another year of judging duties. Their schedule for the year is already looking very exciting and they are looking forward to seeing lots of new and innovative work in the sector.

Paula Shields is stepping up as Head judge, following on from Ella Daly’s impressive guidance of the team in their challenging undertaking in 2017.

Contact details for the judges are:

Paula Shields   Paula.Shields(at)
Catriona Crowe crowecatriona(at)
Ella Daly          Ella.daly(at)

And, for the 2017 ceremony, we are thrilled to announce that Clare Barrett and Amy Conroy will be MCs on the night. Clare and Amy are no strangers to the Irish stage and their wit and chemistry are sure to light up the awards stage in a fitting tribute to the year’s artistic endeavours.

The 2017 Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 25th, in the National Concert Hall, Dublin and tickets, priced €20, are on sale now from, with a special discount to theatre cast and crew quoting the code ITTA20.

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