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The Wild Duck

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Henrik Ibsen 

  • Author Notes

    A version of Ibsen's original play.

  • Synopsis

    The Wild Duck explores the world of the Ekdals, a family whose peaceful existence is fragmented and destroyed in the name of truth.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Hjalmar Ekdal Denis Conway
Gina Ekdal Andrea Irvine
Old Ekdal Des Nealon
Jensen Steve Blount
Haakon Werle Vincent McCabe
Gregers Werle Frank McCusker
Molvic David Gorry
Berta Sorby Eleanor Methven
Dr Relling Chris McHallem
Pettersen Joe Neal
Hedvig Judith Roddy
Production Team  
Director Laszlo Marton
Set Designer Csorsz Khell
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costume Designer Joan O'Clery
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Eddie Breslin
Staff Director David Horan
Stage Director John Stapleton
Assistant Stage Director Stephen Dempsey
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Production Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Casting Marie Kelly (1)

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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