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Xaviers

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Darren Thornton  Yvonne Morgan  Barbara Carr  Martin Maguire (1) 

  • Author Notes

    Additional script contributors were Colin Thornton, Brian Quinn and Drogheda Youthreach.

  • Synopsis

    Xaviers is a devised multi-media play about teenagers at risk. The play tells the story of two naive community arts workers who set out to train a group of disadvantaged young people in a local housing estate to make film.

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    7

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details. In the original production 15 actors and a baby also appear on video screen.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Frankie John Finegan
On Screen Darren Thornton
Denise Janet Moran
Eamon Colin Thornton
Rory Ciaran Kenny
Co-ordinator 1 Ciaran Kenny
Mr Clancy Ciaran Kenny
Social Worker Ciaran Kenny
Minister Doherty Ciaran Kenny
Ingrid Yvonne Morgan
Counsellor Yvonne Morgan
Jane McGovern Yvonne Morgan
Co-ordinator 2 Yvonne Morgan
Fiona Julie Aspell
Paul Conor Byrne (1)
Mark John Ruddy
Joanne Yasmine Akram
On Screen Barbara Carr
On Screen John McCarthy(1)
On Screen Pricilla McQuillan
On Screen Debbie Shields
On Screen Martin Maguire (1)
On Screen Andrea Durnin
On Screen Munich Reilly
On Screen Brian Sheehan
On Screen Eddie Quinn
On Screen Mal Smith
On Screen Brian Quinn
On Screen Melanie Mulroy
On Screen Kevin Thornton
Production Team  
Director Darren Thornton
Set Designer Kieran McNulty
Lighting Designer Dermot O'Donnell
Producer Darren Thornton
Stage Manager Masooma Akram
Lighting Operator Joseph Collins
Sound Operator Susan Downey
Set Construction Martin Sheehy
Sound Engineer Martin Maguire (1)
Graphic Design John Moloney
Administrator Barbara Carr
Video Operator Seani Sullivan
Video Production Darren Thornton
Video Production Brian Sheehan
Video Post-Production Ray Coleman

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Calipo Theatre Company

  • Address

    Barlow House, Narrow West St.
    Drogheda
    Co. Louth
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)41 983 7455

  • Email

    info@calipo.ie

  • Website

    www.calipo.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Calipo Theatre Company

  • Address

    Barlow House, Narrow West St.
    Drogheda
    Co. Louth
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)41 983 7455

  • Email

    info@calipo.ie

  • Website

    www.calipo.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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