Irish Times Audience Choice Award Winner

‘Some plays tug at your heartstrings, some, very occasionally touch your soul.’  ★★★★★  The Irish Times

Bread Not Profits by Mike Finn had a sell out run at Cleeve’s Factory in Limerick in April 2019.  The show was a phenomenal success with a large waiting list and excellent reviews.

‘Director Terry O’Donovan is the artful master of this craic, rotating scenes and onlookers … gorgeous performances.’  The Limerick Post

‘An epic performance, an epic night.’ – The Limerick Leader

Principal Cast:

Ann Blake

Charlie Bonner

Martha Breen

Aidan Crowe

Conor Madden

Georgina Miller

Karl Quinn

Gene Rooney

Pat Ryan

Lucia Smyth

Kit Thompson



Emma Langford

Philip Aherne

Lesley-Ann Halvey


Creative Team:

Writer – Mike Finn

Director – Terry O’Donovan

Music – David Blake

Producer – Ella Daly

Lighting Designer – Zia Bergin Holly

Set & Costume Designer – Emma Fisher

AV Design – John Galvin

Production Manager – Jay Kavanagh

Stage Manager – Amy Burke

Community Cast Director – Ciarda Tobin

Assistant Director – Shane Hickey O’Mara

Associate Lighting Designer – Hannan Sheedy

Assistant Costume Designer – Gemma Morris

Assistant Set Designer – Karina Ribakova

Assistant Stage Manger – Emily Waters

Master Carpenter and Set Construction – Colin Bartley


Community Cast:

Killian Fitzgerald, Guillaume Lirette-Gélinas, Dervla Byrne, Catriona Scully, Blerta (Eleni) Tzafi, Lucia Brunetti, Geraldine Bowes, Seoirse Byrne, Jack Cunningham, Carrie Barrett, Leanne O’Donnell, Sheila Fitzpatrick O’Donnell, Bernadine Carroll, Grainne McCarthy                                                                                                                                                  

Thank you to all of our supporters and funders.  Especially The Arts Council, Limerick City and County Arts Office, The University of Limerick, Troy Studios, SIPTU, The Communications Workers Union and Limerick Inside Out.