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The Mai

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Marina Carr 

  • Synopsis

    A moving story of four generations of women in one family in the midlands. Centred on the figure of The Mai, a forty-year-old woman, struggling to save her marriage and the happiness of herself and her children, the play explores how history repeats itself - no matter how tragic the results.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    7

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Julie Stella McCusker
Agnes Máire Hastings
Beck Bríd Ní Neachtain
The Mai Olwen Fouéré
Connie Michèle Forbes
Grandma Fraochlain Joan O'Hara
Robert Owen Roe
Millie Derbhle Crotty
Production Team  
Director Brian Brady
Designer Kathy Strachan
Lighting Aedin Cosgrove
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave O'Brien (2)
Music by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (1)
Design Co-ordinator Karen Weavers
Stage Director Collette Morris
Assistant Stage Manager Eibhlin de Barra
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Amelia Stein
Programme Irish Theatre Publications

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in French as

  • Title

    La Mai

  • Year

    1996

  • Published By

    Theatrales

  • Address

    France

  • RRP

    €10.98

  • ISBN

    2907810944

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.