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Annabelle's Star

A journey through loss, hope and acceptance.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Raymond Keane  Mary McNally 

  • Notes

    A musical play for 4-9 year olds.

  • Synopsis

    Annabelle is very small and very alone. In this non-verbal play she slowly awakens from her safe dream place to find herself lost. Two gold stars appear to her and sprinkle her with gold stardust before leaving her again. Annabelle climbs higher and higher guided by magical gifts from her two special stars.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    16 December 2002

  • Production Notes

    Annabelle's Star was first commissioned by and presented at the Young at Art Festival, Belfast in May 2002, and subsequently at the Galway Arts Festival in July, 2002, performed by Mary McNally who was credited as the sole author. The play was then re-worked and presented at The Ark as listed.

  • Producer

    Produced by The Ark

  • Original Venue

    The Ark

Original Cast  
Object Manipulator Louis Lovett
Annabelle Judith Ryan
Production Team  
Director Raymond Keane
Producer Prajnagita (previously known as Elena Gamble)
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Producer Mags Walsh
Costume Designer Suzanne Keogh
Composer Conor Mitchell
Special Effects Designer Miriam Duffy
Special Effects Designer Sean Hillen
Miniatures Kate Murphy
Production Manager Mark Rooney
Stage Director Michael Higgins(1)
Technical Assistant Henry Broekhoven
Technical Assistant Michael Higgins(1)
Prop Maker Miriam Duffy
Prop Maker Sean Hillen
Prop Maker Kate Murphy
Company Director Eric Fraad

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    The Ark

  • Address

    11A Eustace Street
    Temple Bar, Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 7788

  • Email

    boxoffice@ark.ie

  • Website

    ark.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Ark

  • Address

    11A Eustace Street
    Temple Bar, Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 7788

  • Email

    boxoffice@ark.ie

  • Website

    ark.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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