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Wonderful Tennessee

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brian Friel 

  • Setting

    The action of the play takes place on a very warm day in August.

  • Synopsis

    Three married couples wait for a boatman to arrive to ferry them to Oilean Draiochta, Island of Otherness or Mystery. In the course of a night they talk, sing, and tell stories. What started as an escapade assumes the semblance of a pilgrimage. Gradually their true relationships and frailties are revealed.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Frank John Kavanagh (1)
Trish Marion O'Dwyer
Angela Catherine Byrne
Berna Ingrid Craigie
Terry Donal McCann
George Robert Black
Production Team  
Director Patrick Mason
Designer Joe Vanek
Lighting Designer Mick Hughes
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave Nolan
Stage Director Michael Higgins(1)
Assistant Stage Manager Catriona Behan
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Wonderful Tennessee

  • Year

    1993

  • Published By

    The Gallery Press

  • Address

    Loughcrew
    Oldcastle
    Co. Meath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)49 8541779

  • Email

    gallery@indigo.ie

  • Website

    www.gallerypress.com

  • ISBN

    1 85235 114 4

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.