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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    David Parnell 

  • Synopsis

    In this black comedy, a wealthy Dublin solicitor, Declan, and his wife Susan are showing us, their guests, around their newly renovated home. As they chat to us we gradually gain an insight into their relationship; a marriage driven by ambition and greed. We see their morals gradually eroding as Declan dreams of the baby that Susan is reluctant to give him. Eventually, their relentless desires cause them to perform a dark deed.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Declan Peter Hanly
Susan Karen Ardiff
Production Team  
Director Paul Meade
Designer Sinead O'Hanlon
Producer Donal Shiels
Lighting Designer Kevin McFadden
Production Manager Marie Breen
Stage Manager Sarah Lynch
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Graphic Design Doop Design

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Scenes from a Water Cooler and Other Tales

  • Year

    2008

  • Published By

    Liberties Press

  • Address

    Guinness Enterprise Centre,
    Taylor's Lane,
    Dublin 8
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 4403865

  • Email

    info@libertiespress.com

  • Website

    www.libertiespress.com/

  • ISBN

    978-1-905483-55-6

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    GĂșna Nua Theatre Company

  • Address

    29/30 Dame Street
    Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 675 9921

  • Email

    info@gunanua.com

  • Website

    www.gunanua.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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