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Senna For Sonny

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Hugh Leonard 

  • Setting

    'Senna for Sonny' is set in Waltham Terrace in 1929.

  • Notes

    Senna for Sony was originally presented alongside 'The Lily Lally Show' (listed separately) under the umbrella title 'Chamber Music'.

  • Synopsis

    Recently returned from a seven year exile, Chas (married to Roisin) is about to present his new invention for the approval of an old civil war adversary, who is now the Minister for Defence. Much depends on the success of this demonstration, but domestic life must meanwhile go on. Sonny, the Mangans' pride and joy, has not visited in two days and a coming rainstorm stirs poignant memories for Roisin.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Noeleen Pauline McLynn
Sonny Mark O'Regan
Carmen O'Horan Fedelma Cullen
General O'Horan Des Cave
Chas Mangan John Olohan
Roisin Mangan Barbara Brennan
Monsignor Lacey Alan Barry
Production Team  
Director Patrick Mason
Designer Joe Vanek
Lighting Designer Nick Chelton
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave Nolan
Staff Director Bríd Ó Gallchóir
Design Co-ordinator Karen Weavers
Stage Director Micil Ryan
Assistant Stage Manager Catriona Behan
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Amelia Stein
Programme Irish Theatre Publications

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

    www.theagency.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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