Plays

Printer Friendly

Da

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Hugh Leonard 

  • Setting

    Set in a Kitchen in 1968 and later, places remembered.

  • Synopsis

    The story revolves around the living memories of Charlie, a grown man who returns home to Ireland after the death of his father only to find the old man’s presence still very much alive.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    07 August 1973

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Premiered at the Olney Theatre, Maryland, in the United States.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The First Irish production of 'Da' was at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin, on October 8th, 1973.

Original Cast  
Drumm John Wylie
Mother Virginia Wade
Oliver Peter Vogt
Da John McGiver
Charlie Now Stephen Joyce
Charlie Then Davis Hall
The Yellow Peril Cecelia Riddett
Mrs. Prynne Barbara Caruso
Production Team  
Director James D. Waring
Settings by James D. Waring

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Selected Plays of Hugh Leonard

  • Year

    1992

  • Published By

    Catholic University of America Press

  • Address

    USA

  • ISBN

    0813207606

  • Purchase From Amazon...

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 taken from the published playscript and other printed material.