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Blinded by the Night

A Rock Revue

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Patrick David Nolan 

  • Synopsis

    A dark musical odyssey based on the life of one man. His hopes, dreams, loves and disillusionments leading up to his final battle with society. Blinded by the Night uses the songs of Bruce Springsteen to exorcise its themes.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    2

  • Cast Notes

    In the original production a further character is heard as a prerecorded voice.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    03 October 1988

  • Producer

    Produced by The Actors Company In association with Dublin Theatre Festival

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at the Supper Room of the Mansion House, Dublin.

Original Cast  
Tom Meadows Patrick David Nolan
Stephenie Rebecca Roper
Voice Ruth-Blandina Quinn
Jill Johnson Saoirse Fagan
Production Team  
Director Patrick David Nolan
Designer Bairbre Murray
Lighting Designer Colm O'Driscoll
Stage Manager Ruth-Blandina Quinn
Music performed by Joe Staunton Band

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Black Box Theatre Company

  • Address

    'Vienna', Conary Upper
    Avoca
    Wicklow
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)402 30799

  • Email

    bbox@indigo.ie

  • Website

    www.blackbox-theatreco.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was taken from the 1988 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.