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Faith Healer

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brian Friel 

  • Synopsis

    In the course of four monologues the story unfolds of the travelling healer Frank who has gone all over Wales and Scotland with his wife Grace, and his manager Teddy. In their respective monologues, Frank, Grace and Teddy tell their differing versions of the healer's performance and of a terrible event that slowly comes into focus.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    05 April 1979

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at the Longacre Theatre, New York.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Irish premiere took place at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin in 1980.

Original Cast  
Teddy Donal Donnelly
Frank James Mason
Grace Clarissa Kaye
Production Team  
Director Jose Quintero
Set Designer John Lee Beatty
Lighting Designer Marilyn Rennagel
Costume Designer Jane Greenwood

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in German as

  • Title

    Der Wunderheiler/Sprachstorungen/Die Notbremse

  • Year

    1988

  • Published By

    Diogenes-Veri.

  • Address

    Germany

  • ISBN

    3894870575

  • Published in Portuguese as

  • Title

    O Fantástico Francis Hardy, Curandeiro

  • Translated by

    Paulo Eduarto Carvalho

  • Published By

    Edições Colibri

  • Address

    Apartado 42.001
    Telheiras 1601-801
    Lisboa
    Portugal

  • Phone

    351 21 796 40 38

  • Email

    colibri@edi-colibri.pt

  • Website

    http://www.edi-colibri.pt/

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

    www.theagency.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was sourced from the Internet Broadway Database.