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Glittering Spears

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Tomás Mac Anna 

  • Notes

    Glittering Spears was originally presented as a companion piece to a production of 'The Shadow of a Gunman' during the O'Casey Centenary celebrations in 1980.

  • Synopsis

    A ballad documentary about the controversy surrounding Sean O'Casey's 'The Silver Tassie'.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
A Dublin Chorus Bríd Ní Neachtain
A Famous Dublin Playwright Stephen Brennan (1)
A Dublin Chorus Bob Carlile
A Titled Lady Máire Ní Ghráinne
A Theatre Manager and World Famous Dramatist Clive Geraghty
An Elderly Poet Edward Golden
A Government Appointee Micheál Ó hAonghusa
A Critic Micheál Ó hAonghusa
An Angry Friar Micheál Ó hAonghusa
A Stage Manager Dermot Tuohy
A Dublin Chorus Billie Morton
A Dublin Chorus Paul Moore (2)
A Dublin Chorus Macdara Ó Fátharta
Production Team  
Director Tomás Mac Anna
Choreographer Bernie Keogh
Pianist Peter O'Brien (2)

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Tomás MacAnna

  • Address

    C/O The Abbey Theatre
    26 Lower Abbey Street,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 887 2200

  • Website

    www.abbeytheatre.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Tomás MacAnna

  • Address

    C/O The Abbey Theatre
    26 Lower Abbey Street,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 887 2200

  • Website

    www.abbeytheatre.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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