A Sneak Peek at What Will be Touring

in 2021-2022


from Cahoots NI of Belfast Northern Ireland

Catch their "Show" Spotlight performance at IPAY 2020!

Cahoots NI’s UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE follows the journey of three brave siblings as they fight for survival during the Potato Famine in Ireland, 1845, when 2 million of the country's population died of hunger...


When their father goes to find work and their mother leaves to find him, Eily, Michael and Peggy, starving and faced with the workhouse, embark on a treacherous journey to find the great aunts they have heard of only in stories.


Based on the internationally acclaimed book by award-winning author Marita Conlon-McKenna, this story of family, history and hope is told like never before in a new play by Charles Way, directed by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney, with original music by Garth McConaghie.

Best for: Grades 3rd+ (Ages 8-12 years)

Audience Size: Medium to Large Venues 

UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE archival trailer

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