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Sheep's Milk on the Boil

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Tom MacIntyre 

  • Setting

    Set in a remote part of Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    Somewhere in Ireland's deepest countryside, a couple on the brink of losing their one-time love, are suddenly hurtled through a series of fantastical events conducted by a motley band of spirit-demons, who mercilessly toy with their lives and emotions, throwing them between ecstasy and despair and leaving them both in a thoroughly state.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    8

  • Cast Notes

    The original production also featured three musicians.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Maggie Friday Joan Sheehy
Matt Pat Kinevane
Bookkeeper Jasmine Russell
The Inspector of Wrack Olwen Fouéré
Biddy Deirdre Molloy
Musician Liz Keller
Amelia Lundquist (Ghost) Bongi MacDermott
Musician Sean Keane
Miss Ursula (Ghost) Miriam Delahunt
The Blacksmith (Ghost) Michael Collins (2)
Musician Tommy Hayes
Bookkeeper Kathryn O'Boyle
Production Team  
Director Tom Hickey
Designer Monica Frawley
Lighting Tony Wakefield
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Composer Bill Whelan
Staff Director Bríd Ó Gallchóir
Design Co-ordinator Karen Weavers
Stage Director Finola Eustace
Assistant Stage Manager Audrey Hession
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Scenic Artist Jonathan Garrett
Scenic Artist Angie Benner
Prop Maker Gabby Dowling
Photography Amelia Stein

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Jonathan Williams Literary Agency

  • Address

    Rosney Mews, Upper Glenageary Road
    Glenageary
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 280 3482

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jonathan Williams Literary Agency

  • Address

    Rosney Mews, Upper Glenageary Road
    Glenageary
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 280 3482

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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