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Ghosts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Conall Morrison 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Henrik Ibsen 

  • Author Notes

    A version of Ibsen's original.

  • Synopsis

    Ibsen's drama of sin and sexuality is transported to an Ards Peninsula full of twisted inbred energy and choked with secrets and scandals. In 1883, the Reverend Webster takes the Strangford ferry across to the Irving Estate and to the woman he has refused to visit for 20 years. It is a society obsessed with its ghosts.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mrs. Irving Stella McCusker
Armstrong Walter McMonagle
Reverend Webster Sandy Neilson
Oswald Damian O'Hare
Regina Lesley-Ann Shaw
Production Team  
Director Conall Morrison
Designer Sabine Dargent
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costume Designer Catherine Fay
Costume Assistant Jill Cardwell
Voice Coach Patricia Logue

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Conall Morrison

  • Address

    c/o The National Theatre, 26 Lower Abbey St,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Conall Morrison

  • Address

    c/o The National Theatre, 26 Lower Abbey St,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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