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Inventing Fortune's Wheel

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Conor McPherson 

  • Notes

    This play was first produced by UCD Dramsoc as a once off performance on 12th February 1992 for 'One World Week'. The production listed was the first professional presentation of the play, again a once-off performance. The creative team, however, was the same.

  • Synopsis

    Kevin, an engineering graduate, returns from work on an irrigation project in Melai, without the answers he went there to find. The play follows the first days of Kevin's return to Ireland.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    04 March 1994

  • Producer

    Produced by Fly by Night Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Firkin Crane

  • Venue Notes

    At the time of the performance this venue was known as The Firken Crane Centre.

Original Cast  
Kevin Conor McPherson
Chris Kevin Hely
Dr. McCormack Kevin Hely
Mum Valerie Spelman
President Valerie Spelman
Saoirse Valerie Spelman
Mary Valerie Spelman
Dave Peter McDonald
Dad Peter McDonald
Production Team  
Director Conor McPherson
Lighting Operator Ríonach Ní Néill

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Nick Marston, Curtis Brown

  • Address

    Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket,
    London SW1Y 4SP
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7396 6600

  • Email

    nick@curtisbrown.co.uk

  • Website

    www.curtisbrown.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was supplied by a member of Fly by Night Theatre Company.