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The Temptation of Mr. O

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Cyril Cusack 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Franz Kafka 

  • Author Notes

    An adaptation of 'The Trial' by Franz Kafka.

  • Synopsis

    Adaptation of Franz Kafka's 'The Trial' given an Irish Setting.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    31

  • Cast Size Female

    15

  • Cast Notes

    There was a vast (35) cast of extras in the original production.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
J.J. Byrne Brendan Cauldwell
Delia Sorcha Cusack
Phoebe Sinead Cusack
Mr. O Cyril Cusack
Mick Connors Kevin Flood
Wade Gerry Alexander
Stylish Man Frank O'Keefe
Carey Derek Young
Student Jim Fitzgerald
Uncle Nick Patrick McAlinney
Various Characters Richard Pattee
Various Characters Sabena O'Doherty
Various Characters Catherine O'Rourke
MacGill Patrick Duggan
Paralytic Patrick Duggan
Judge Dominic Roche
Tummissey Denis Brennan
MacShane Frank O'Keefe
Lawyer Frank O'Keefe
Miss Pace Susan Hallinan
Old Woman Maureen O'Sullivan
Man Vincent Bradley
Inspector Vincent Bradley
O'Hooig Vincent Bradley
Miss Timmons Maureen Cusack
Mrs. Mac Barbara Mullen
MacDarby Ralph Bates
Pressman Ralph Bates
Mr. Gorman Charles Mitchel
Typist Penny Reyd
Young Woman Frances Keogh
Boy Niall Holohan
First Girl Patricia Grant
Second Girl Nancy Smyth
Lily Kerr Una Collins
Joe Kerr David Blake-Kelly
Old Lady Constance Powell-Anderson
Cripple Colm O'Rourke
O'Twoig Colm O'Rourke
Porter Frank O'Donovan
Clown Frank O'Donovan
Man-in-a-bin Desmond O'Neill
Julia Joy Brennan
Tim Brannigan Charles McSheery
O'Looney Harry Hutchinson
MacShroud Myles Anderson
Annie Marie Maguire
Pregnant Woman Marcella Grimes
Court Clerk Barry Byrne
Various Characters Joan Forte
Various Characters Rita O hUadaigh
Various Characters Eric Carroll
Various Characters Ann Stockdale
Various Characters Thomas McGovern
Various Characters James Reilly
Various Characters Phillip Waters
Various Characters Catherine O'Doherty
Various Characters Valerie Plunkett-Kelly
Various Characters William McGrath
Various Characters Thomas Rafferty
Various Characters Irene Farren
Various Characters Imelda Storey
Various Characters Marion Smyth
Various Characters Jim Smyth
Various Characters Cathal O'Doherty
Various Characters Claire Fox (1)
Various Characters Eleanor McCarron
Various Characters Aileen Garland
Various Characters Philomena Coyle
Various Characters Nora O'Rourke
Various Characters Bernadette Broughall
Various Characters Evelyn Hicks
Various Characters Mary Brennan
Various Characters Breffni O'Rourke
Various Characters John Grennan
Various Characters Honor Grennan
Various Characters Patricia Grennan
Various Characters Tony Maguire
Various Characters Adrienne McInerney
Various Characters Anthony Walsh
Various Characters Margaret Fox
Production Team  
Director Tomás Mac Anna
Designer Molly McEwen
Composer Gerard Victory
Director's Assistant John Beary

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.