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Man Alive

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    James D. B. O'Toole 

  • Setting

    Set in a large office, a director's office and a barrister's flat. Time, the present(1961).

  • Synopsis

    Opening in the office of a Large Corporation, a young engineer, an idealist, wants to do his job. He is kicked down by older hands in superior jobs; kicks back against them; gets a bad report; fights against it and doesn't really achieve very much except the retention of his own integrity in the end.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    13

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    23 January 1961

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Power Productions.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Olympia Theatre

Original Cast  
Father Aidan Peter Dix
Helen O'Malley Marie Conmee
Mr. MacDermott John Franklyn
Ayndreesh O'Murphy Robert Somerset
Donal Gleeson Charles Roberts
Dermot Ring Gerry Sullivan
Mick O'Donnell Tom Irwin
Sean Gilroy Frank O'Keefe
Tim O'Malley Derek Young
Tom Ryan Gilbert McIntyre
P. J. Henchy Michael Ryan
Imelda Thornton Ruth Durley
Mr. Tarpy Fergus Cogley
Sheila O'Malley Ann O'Dwyer
Joe Hannigan Jack O'Reilly
Noel McQuaid Brendan O'Sullivan
Joan Young Mae Crowe
Production Team  
Director Jim Fitzgerald
Settings by Noel McMahon
Lighting Jim Fitzgerald
Sound Jim Fitzgerald
Stage Director Alice Turner
Stage Manager Brendan O'Sullivan
PR Rosamund Stephens

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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