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Chair

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Olwen Fouéré 

  • Author Notes

    Written by Olwen Fouere in collaboration with Roger Doyle and Johnny Hanrahan

  • Synopsis

    Inspired by Andy Warhol's evocative lithographs of Old Sparky, (Sing Sing's electric chair), Chair explores the nature of fame and ritual violence, the deadly charm of the serial killer and the chilling glamour of death row.

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Performer Olwen Fouéré
Performer Roger Doyle
Production Team  
Director Johnny Hanrahan
Set Designer Paul Keogan
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Producer Ali Curran
Costume Designer Catherine Fay
Movement Director Cindy Cummings
Music Composed by Roger Doyle
Stage Director Angie White
Assistant Stage Manager Niamh Kealy
Sound Technician Ciaran Eaton
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Costume Construction Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Graphic Design Total Print and Design
Photography Amelia Stein
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Audio/Visual Dave O'Brien (2)
Audio/Visual Cormac Carroll

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Operating Theatre

  • Address

    Australia

  • Website

    www.operatingtheatre.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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