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Car Show 2

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

  • Author Notes

    Various authors.

  • Setting

    Four parked cars.

  • Notes

    Car Show involves four concurrent performances, each set in a different car. An audience of three witnesses each fifteen minute performance. Car Show 2 consisted of Footie by Mark O’Halloran and David Wilmot, I Am the Tiger devised by Annie Ryan with Mark Doherty and Amelia Crowley, The Lesson devised by Deirdre Molloy with Eric Lacey and Fiona Kelly, and Static Cling devised by Caroline McSweeney with Gertrude Montgomery and Annie Ryan.

  • Synopsis

    I Am the Tiger: Tony Byrne, self-made man, owner of a booming fitness emporium and with the mouth of a taxi driver, explains the way it is to Celine, his girlfriend and manageress of the solarium.

    Static Cling: A wild young thing pulls up in an old wreck in front of the posh restaurant her older, uptight sister manages. What could she want this time?

    Footie: Talk of National Geographic and the career of Giorgio Haggi gives way to the bizarre discovery that one of the lads harbours a hidden interest in women's shoes.

    The Lesson: A mother teaches her son to drive.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Series of short individual plays

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    7

  • Cast Notes

    Each play comprises two characters.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    12 June 2000

  • Production Notes

    Car Show 2 was commissioned by Temple Bar Properties for 'Diversions' 2002.

  • Producer

    Produced by The Corn Exchange

  • Original Venue

    Meeting House Square

  • Venue Notes

    Car Show was performed in four parked cars in Meeting House Square.

Original Cast  
'Lesson' - Mother Fiona Kelly
'Lesson' - Son Fiona Kelly
'Cling' - Una Annie Ryan
'Tiger' - Celina Amelia Crowley
'Tiger' - Tony Byrne Mark Doherty
'Footie' - Dave Michael Devaney
'Cling' - Catriona Gertrude Montgomery
'Footie' - Paul Tomás Ó Súilleabháin (1)
Production Team  
Director Mark O'Halloran
Director Annie Ryan
Director Deirdre Molloy
Director Caroline McSweeney
Producer Kerry West
Technical Manager Vincent Doherty

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  • Contact

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.