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Cracked

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

  • Author Notes

    Devised by the company based on Hanna Grealy's book 'Bird's Nest Soup'.

  • Synopsis

    A combination of live music, imagery and physical theatre, Cracked is based on Hanna Greally's book, Bird's Nest Soup. It is an account of her days in St Loman's Mental Hospital, Mullingar during the 1940s and '50s. Cracked presents a series of emotional experiences based on independently-minded people who were treated by the mental health care system in Ireland at that time.

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Performer Diane O'Keeffe
Performer Dawn Fleming
Performer Liz Keller
Production Team  
Director Liam Halligan
Designer Marcus Costello
Composer Denis Clohessy
Music by Russell Smith
Stage Manager Jacqueline Strawbridge
Assistant Stage Manager Cormac Burmania
Costume Construction Sheila Barron
Graphic Design Julie Busher
Photography Ken Wardrop
Recording engineered by David McCune
Video Editor Alan Brennan

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Quare Hawks

  • Address

    The Arts Office, The Market House,
    Monaghan
    Co. Monaghan
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)47 77809

  • Email

    info@quarehawks.com

  • Website

    www.quarehawks.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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