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On Broken Wings

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Dermot Healy 

  • Setting

    The play opens in a cottage on the Mullet Peninsula.

  • Synopsis

    Timothy Lavell sits by the hearth in a cottage in contemporary Ireland. The fireplace opens and in stride his parents and his younger self. We follow Timmy from childhood, including times potato picking in Scotland, wall-building with his father, and as an elevator man in America before returning to the cottage where he was born.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    2

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1992

  • Producer

    Produced by Theatre Omnibus

  • Original Venue

Original Cast  
Player Bernard Dowd
Player Jean Regan
Player Mary Hurley
Production Team  
Director Dermot Healy
Set Theatre Omnibus
Costumes Theatre Omnibus
Masks Theatre Omnibus
Poster Design Mary Nagle
Photography Clare Langan

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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