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The Voice of Shem

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Manning (1) 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    James Joyce 

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    25 April 1955

  • Production Notes

    Produced by the Poets' Theatre, Cambridge

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Premiered at the Poets' Theatre, Cambridge.

Original Cast  
Various Characters Edward Thommen
Finnegan Joseph Mitchell
Earwicker Ken Donahue
Shem Tom Clancy
Shaun Ed Chamberlain
Anna Livia Plurabelle Sarah Braveman
Various Characters Jack Rogers
Various Characters Henry Fitzpatrick
Various Characters Jay Schucter
Various Characters Kitty Beer
Various Characters Patricia Guest
Various Characters Joanna Hutchins
Various Characters Grace Tuttle
Various Characters Lisa Rosenfarb
Production Team  
Director Edward Thommen
Choreographer Nora White Shattuck
Composer Roger Graef
Musician Roger Graef

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published playscript and other printed material.