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Castle Rackrent

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Johnny Hanrahan 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Maria Edgeworth 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the original novel by Maria Edgeworth.

  • Synopsis

    Castle Rackrent is a satire of corrupt landlordism in 18th-century Ireland. The play explores rebellion and class, and the relationship between masters and servants.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jason Denis Conway
Sir Patrick Denis Conway
Sir Kit Kieran Ahern
Thady Quirke Jack Healy
Jew Fiona Peek
Isabella Fiona Peek
Sir Condy Dominic Moore
Sir Murtagh Tony Sheehan
Skinflint Nollaig Dunphy
Judy Nollaig Dunphy
Production Team  
Designer Carin Svenaenus McCana
Designer Marlene Drykoningen
Lighting Designer Cormac Sheridan
Music by John Browne
Masks Carin Svenaenus McCana
Stage Manager Maura O'Keeffe
Set Construction Paddy McCarthy
Production Team John McGregor
Production Team Pat Hennessy
Administrator Maura O'Keeffe

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Johnny Hanrahan

  • Address

    c/o Revere
    South Douglas
    Cork
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    johnny.hanrahan@gmail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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