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A Mug's Game

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

     

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Molière 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted by Rough Magic Theatre Company

  • Notes

    An adaptation of Molière's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. The play was originally presented as a companion piece to Everyman (authorship unknown).

  • Synopsis

    A Mug's Game is an adaptation of Molière's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme which relocates the action to Dublin in the 1950s and follows the vanities and social climbing antics of Quigley, a self-made man.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Lucille Anne Byrne
de Courcy Arthur Riordan
Dorimane Helene Montague
Quigley Stanley Townsend
Peggy Aisling Toibin
Spike Anto Nolan
Mrs Quigley Brid Mhic Fhearai
Danny Sean McDermott
Production Team  
Director Lynne Parker
Designer Lynne Parker
Lighting Designer Barbara Bradshaw
Costumes Kathryn Lennon
Choreographer Helene Montague
Music written and performed by John Dunne (1)
Assistant Director Orla Charlton
Production Manager Tom Coghlan
PR Siobhan Bourke
Graphic Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Photography Amelia Stein
Hair by The Cutting Room
Administrator Siobhan Bourke

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Rough Magic Theatre Company

  • Address

    18 South Great George’s Street
    Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 671 9278

  • Email

    info@roughmagic.ie

  • Website

    www.roughmagic.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rough Magic Theatre Company

  • Address

    18 South Great George’s Street
    Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 671 9278

  • Email

    info@roughmagic.ie

  • Website

    www.roughmagic.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original Production Programme. Additional information was supplied by Rough Magic Theatre Company.