Little John Nee on the Square
Venue: O’Connell Square, Ennis
Little John Nee is a writer and performer based in Co. Galway. His style of storytelling theatre with music has won him international recognition.
His play ‘Sparkplug’ won an Irish Times Theatre Award for his sound design while the RTE radio version won a Special Mention Prize at the Prix Italia 2013. He has published a book of Haiku The Apocalypse came on a Friday and previously his ‘A Donegal Trilogy’ was published by An Grianán Theatre. He has released an album of songs from his theatre shows recorded with The Caledonia Highly strung Orchestra, ‘Songs from the Lough Swilly Delta’.
Little John has been commissioned to write plays for Barabbas Theatre Company, Axis Ballymun, Scottish Touring Theatre Consortium, An Grianán Theatre, Earagail Arts Festival, Donegal Co. Council, Leitrim Co. Council, and Galway Arts Festival. A prolific creator of work for theatre, he was elected to Aosdána in recognition of his contribution to Irish culture.
Little John will perform music and storytelling on O’Connell Square, creating fun, colour and a festival atmosphere.