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Mary Makebelieve

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Rosaleen Linehan  Fergus Linehan (1) 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    James Stephens 

  • Author Notes

    Based on the 1912 novel 'The Charwoman's Daughter' by James Stephens.

  • Setting

    Dublin, 1912

  • Synopsis

    A story of wandering and daydreaming, set in the pre-war Dublin slums.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
A Liffeyer Eileen Colgan
Mrs. Cafferty Eileen Colgan
Mrs. O'Connor Eileen Colgan
Mary Makebelieve Bríd Ní Neachtain
Mrs. Makebelieve Rosaleen Linehan
A Liffeyer Michael Grennell
Policeman Fran Dempsey
A Liffeyer Philip O'Sullivan
A Lodger Philip O'Sullivan
Production Team  
Director Domy Reiter-Soffer
Set Designer Frank Hallinan Flood
Lighting Leslie Scott
Costume Designer Bronwen Casson
Sound Raoul Morris
Composer Jim Doherty
Musical Director Jim Doherty
Musician Reg Lloyd
Musician John Wadham
Musician Denis O'Sullivan
Musician Brian Dunning
Musician Christine Cooley
Design Assistant Blaithin Sheerin
Production Manager Brian Collins
Stage Director Bill Hay
Stage Manager John Kells
Assistant Stage Manager Deirdre Raftery
Props Master Stephen Molloy
Set Construction Peter Rose
Wardrobe Supervisor Anne Cave
Wardrobe Assistant Lily Norton
Wardrobe Assistant Kitty Casey
Wardrobe Assistant Imelda Carroll
Wardrobe Assistant Ann Quinn

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Fergus Linehan

  • Address

    19 Anglesea Avenue
    Blackrock
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Fergus Linehan

  • Address

    19 Anglesea Avenue
    Blackrock
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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