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A Rage to be Free

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Fred Williams 

  • Synopsis

    A fictional meeting in a Cork farmhouse between Michael Collins and Eamon De Valera just before Collins' assassination at Beal na Blath.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1983

  • Production Notes

    A Rage to be Free was commissioned by the Eamon De Valera Commemoration Committee for a performace in Mayfield, Cork on October 17th, 1982. It was subsequently re-staged by Cork Theatre Company as listed.

  • Producer

    Produced by Cork Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Ivernia Theatre

Original Cast  
Performer James Beecher
Performer Tony Canniffe
Performer Eilis Geary
Performer Michael Lynch
Production Team  
Director Len Curtin
Lighting Kieran Murphy
Stage Manager Nuala McFadden
Set Construction Mary O'Hagan
Set Construction Conor Tallon

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Fred Williams

  • Address

    The Cottage
    Cortoon, Tuam
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    093 24009

  • Email

    fiordorca@yahoo.co.uk

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Fred Williams

  • Address

    The Cottage
    Cortoon, Tuam
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    093 24009

  • Email

    fiordorca@yahoo.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was supplied by a member of Cork Theatre Company.