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Dear Kenny

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Nolan 

  • Notes

    A play for primary school students.

  • Synopsis

    Dear Kenny focuses on the process of ageing and deals with the concerns of pre-teens – no longer children but not yet adults. It also offers a perspective on the process of growing up as part of a continuous process of ageing.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    19 April 1988

  • Producer

    Produced by TEAM Educational Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at St Salem's National School, The Vale, Bailiboro, Co. Cavan as part of a tour to schools.

Original Cast  
Christy Andrew Roddy
Bill Liam Heffernan
Bessie Miriam Brady
Clare Linda McDonnell
Production Team  
Director Vincent Dempsey
Set Designer Carol Betera
Costume Designer Ger Scully
Assistant Set Designer Naomi Peppard
Stage Manager Jane Perrott
Set Construction Arena Construction
Graphic Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
School Liaison Officer Vincent Dempsey
Administrator Penny Baizer
Company Artistic Director Ronan Smith

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the teachers' information pack for the original production.