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When The Wall Came Down

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Renate Ahrens-Kramer 

  • Synopsis

    When The Wall Came Down is about the forced adoption of the children of East German parents who tried to escape to the West. This story is told in relation to similar stories about forced adoptions carried out by the Catholic Church in Ireland in the 1950s.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    22 January 1998

  • Producer

    Produced by Storytellers Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    When The Wall Came Down was presented at Arthouse, Temple Bar, Dublin.

Original Cast  
Frau Steinmann Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy
Marion Iseult Golden
Roswitha Ruth McCabe
Herr Steinmann Johnny Murphy
Production Team  
Director Bairbre NĂ­ Chaoimh
Set Designer Carol Betera
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Producer Marie Jones (2)
Costume Designer Joan Bergin
Design Assistant Jana Scheibel
Assistant Producer Irma McLoughlin
Production Manager Brian Treacy
Stage Director Anne Layde
Assistant Stage Manager Mo Andrew
Set Construction Michael Kelleher
Set Construction John Leggett
Lighting Technician Maeve Laverty
PR Gerry Lundberg
Graphic Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Transport Simon Burke(1)
Film Maker Simon Wood
Company Artistic Director Mary Elizabeth Burke-Kennedy

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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