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Diamonds in the Soil

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

  • Author Notes

    Devised by Patrick O'Reilly. Initial treatment by Mary Drechsler. Developed by the company in rehearsal.

  • Synopsis

    Diamonds in the Soil is a physical and visual theatre piece that explores the life of artist Vincent Van Gogh through his work.

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    In the original production ten members of the cast played various unspecified parts.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Various Characters Jane Talbot
Various Characters Louis Lovett
Various Characters Ruth Lehane
Various Characters Midie Corcoran
Vincent Van Gogh Antonio Gil-Martinez
Various Characters Derry-Anne McEvoy
Various Characters Paschal Friel
Various Characters Rachael Devir
Various Characters Iseult Golden
Various Characters Mark D'Aughton
Various Characters Conor Nolan (2)
Production Team  
Director Mikel Murfi
Designer Patrick O'Reilly
Set Designer Peter Nelson
Lighting Designer David Murphy (2)
Costumes Margaret Linnane
Mask Design Aine Lawless
Masks Helen Gregg
Masks Deirdre O Laoghaire
Masks Jonathan Arbuckle
Masks Deirdre Nolan
Tour Manager Frank Gleeson
Stage Manager Peter Nelson
Assistant Stage Manager Aine Lawless
Technician David Murphy (2)
Costume Construction Steve Currid
Costume Construction Julie Tormey
Prop Maker Lycette Yuill
Prop Maker Mike McHugh
Prop Maker Dean Kelly
Prop Maker Bill Wright
Prop Maker Gavin Morgan
Prop Maker Pierrick Buquet
Prop Maker Tommy Casby
Prop Maker Peter Casby
Transport Trevor Price

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Not Available

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Macnas

  • Address

    Fisheries Field
    Galway
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)91 568896

  • Email

    admin@macnas.com

  • Website

    macnas.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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