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The Road to Carne

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Nolan 

  • Notes

    A play for 8-12 year olds.

    The Road to Carne was originally produced alongside 'Meat and salt' by Marina Carr (listed separately) under the umbrella title 'Sons and Daughters'.

  • Synopsis

    The Road to Carne is the story of a boy's struggle to find his own strengths. When his father is mysteriously injured, Little Johnny must go out into the world and provide for his family. But little Johnny is too young to fill his father's shoes and needs to find his own special gift.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    8

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Various Characters Andrew Bennett
Various Characters Ruth Negga
Various Characters Emma Colohan
Various Characters Caroline Lynch
Various Characters Matthew Dunphy
Musician Vyvienne Long
Production Team  
Director Andrea Ainsworth
Designer Carol Betera
Lighting Designer Tony Wakefield
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Eddie Breslin
Movement Director Andy Crook
Composer Paul Keenan
Stage Director John Stapleton
Assistant Stage Manager Pamela McQueen
Props Master Abbey Theatre Properties
Dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Programme Design Zeus Creative Consultants
Production Photography Paul McCarthy (2)
Casting Marie Kelly (1)

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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