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Excitement

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Culleton 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Maeve Binchy 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted by Jim Culleton from a short story by Maeve Binchy.

  • Setting

    Dublin and Cork in the 1990s.

  • Synopsis

    Excitement is the story of a weekend away amongst friends. For Rose and Ted the weekend provides a chance to change routine, and their respective partners.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    26 June 1995

  • Production Notes

    Excitement was first produced alongside 'Flat in Ringsend' and 'Tottenham Court Road' (both listed separately) as part of 'Troubled Hearts: Three Stories by Maeve Binchy'.

  • Producer

    Produced by Project Arts Centre In association with Cork Opera House

  • Original Venue

    Belltable

Original Cast  
Performer Clodagh O'Donoghue
Rose Catherine Walsh
Narrator Fionnuala Murphy
Rose's Mother Fionnuala Murphy
Dennis Fionnuala Murphy
Nancy Arthur Riordan
Ted Arthur Riordan
Andrew Arthur Riordan
Narrator Arthur Riordan
Production Team  
Director Jim Culleton
Set Designer Irene O'Brien
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Producer Fiach Mac Conghail
Costume Designer Leonore McDonagh
General Manager Tom Coghlan
Stage Manager Caoimhin Corrigan
Set Construction David Marsh
Set Construction Liam Pawley
Set Construction Richie McDermott
PR Madeline Boughton
Graphic Design Val Mercier
Photography Kevin McFeely
Transport Liam Golden

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and press release.