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The Tender Trap

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Michael West 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Pierre De Marivaux 

  • Author Notes

    After ‘La Double Inconstance’ by Marivaux.

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of Marivaux's comedy La Double Inconstance in which the action is relocated to 1956, somewhere between Hollywood and Monaco. A Prince falls for a petrol pump attendant. What ensues is a whirlwind comedy which pits love against class.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Sylvia Kathy Downes
Prince Paul Hickey
Lavinia Clodagh O'Donoghue
Drivelin Sean Madden
Lisette Niamh Linehan
Harley Mikel Murfi
Production Team  
Director Jim Culleton
Designer Fiona Leech
Designer Fiona Whelan
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Choreographer Ciaran Gray
Design Assistant David Rice
Lighting Assistant Ciara McCarthy
Stage Manager Paula Tierney
Set Construction Abbey Carpenters
Costume Construction Helen Kane
Graphic Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Photography Colm Henry
Hair by Robert Chambers
Administrator Kate Hyland

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Tracy Elliston, Judy Daish Associates Ltd

  • Address

    2 St Charles Place
    London W10 6EG
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 20 8964 8811

  • Email

    tracey@judydaish.com

  • Website

    www.judydaish.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was supplied by a member of Fishamble Theatre Company.