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The Lieutenant of Inishmore

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Martin McDonagh 

  • Synopsis

    Who knocked Mad Padraic's cat over on a lonely road on the island of Inishmore and was it an accident? He'll want to know when he gets back from a stint of torture and chip-shop bombing in Northern Ireland because he loves his cat more than life itself.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    11 May 2001

  • Producer

    Produced by Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The original production (re-cast to tour) was subsequently presented at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin, opening on September 29th, 2003, as part of the 2003 Dublin Theatre Festival.

Original Cast  
Padraic David Wilmot
Davey Marr Owen Sharpe
James Conor Moloney
Danny Trevor Cooper
Christy Colin Mace
Joey Glenn Chapman
Brendan Stuart Goodwin
Mairead Kerry Condon
Production Team  
Director Wilson Milam
Designer Francis O'Connor
Lighting Designer Tim Mitchell
Sound Matt McKenzie
Movement Director Jonathan Butterell
Fight Director Terry King

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Lieutenant of Inishmore

  • Year

    2001

  • Published By

    Methuen

  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

  • Website

    www.methuen.co.uk

  • ISBN

    0413765008

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TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Hungarian as

  • Title

    Pogánytánc

  • Year

    2003

  • Published By

    Európa Konyvkiadó

  • Address

    Budapest
    Hungary

  • RRP

    2700Ft

  • ISBN

    9630773031

  • Published in Slovak as

  • Title

    Poruèmk z Inishmoru

  • Year

    2002

  • Published By

    Svet a divadlo

  • Address

    Celetná 17, 110 00 Praha 1
    Prague
    Czech Republic

  • Email

    svet@divadlo.cz

  • Website

    www.divadlo.cz/sad/STRANKY/SAD_H.html

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.