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Mother Courage And Her Children

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Joe O'Byrne 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Bertolt Brecht 

  • Author Notes

    A translation of the original play by Bertolt Brecht.

  • Synopsis

    Brecht's famous play reset in present-day Ireland, with a focus on the sectarian conflict in the North.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Brigadier Des Nealon
Kattrin Aoife Kavanagh
Chaplain Vincent McCabe
Swiss Cheese David Gorry
Recruiting Officer John Lawler
Mother Courage Tyne Daly
Yvette Pauline Black
Cook Michael Angelis
Eilif David O'Meara
Sergeant Neil Eamonn O'Brien
Production Team  
Director Vanessa Fielding
Set Designer Tom Piper
Lighting Designer Nick McCall
Producer Donal Shiels
Production Manager Marie Breen
Stage Director Paula Tierney

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Joe O'Byrne

  • Email

    joeob@iol.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was supplied by a member of Vesuvius Theatre Company.