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The Star Trap

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Michael James Ford 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Bram Stoker 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the original story by Bram Stoker.

  • Synopsis

    A tale of love, jealousy and violent death, set in the colourful backstage world of the Victorian theatre, The Star Trap tells the story of the affair between married showgirl, Loo Halliday, and her lover, a flamboyant Harlequin. When her lover is killed in horrific circumstances in full view of a packed Saturday night house, Loo suspects something more than a tragic accident and will go to any lengths to discover the truth.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Loo Halliday Amelia Crowley
Billy Hempitch Alan Smyth
Production Team  
Director Michael James Ford
Designer Emma Cullen
Lighting Moyra D'Arcy
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Stage Manager Elizabeth Bracken
Production Assistant Caitríona Ní Mhurchú
Graphic Design Kelly Campbell
Graphic Design Stephen Delaney
Photography Stephen Delaney

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Bewley’s Cafe Theatre

  • Address

    Top Floor, Powerscourt Townhouse
    South William Street, Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)86 878 4001

  • Email

    info@bewleyscafetheatre.com

  • Website

    www.bewleyscafetheatre.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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