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At Bantry

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    James McKenna 

  • Notes

    'At Bantry' was a prizewinning play form the previous year's 1916 Commemoration and was presented alongside an Irish Language piece entitled 'An Choinneal'.

  • Synopsis

    When Wolfe TOne managed to attain support from the French fOrces, it inspired confidence in a people to revolt against it's occupying forces. McKenna's verse play retells the story of the 1798 Rebellion.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    1

  • Cast Notes

    There was a large number of additional cast members credited as 'Dancers'.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Dancer Robert Brown
Tadhg Des Cave
Dancer Donal Cox
Dancer Fedelma Cullen
Dancer Padraig de Buis
Dancer Desmond Ellis
Dancer Nuala Hayes
Sean Sean Kavanagh
Dancer Emer Kilcullen
Dancer Leslie Lalor
Dancer Maria McGuire
Eithne Bernadette McKenna
Dancer Bríd Ní Shúilleabháin
Dancer Micheál Ó Conghaile(1)
Dancer Patrick O'Callaghan
Dancer Mary O'Gorman
Dancer Francesca Sydner
Production Team  
Designer James McKenna
Lighting Leslie Scott
Sound Nuala Golden
Choreographer Bernie Keogh
Music by Éamon Ó Gallchobhair
Masks James McKenna
Produced by Edward Golden
Assistant Producer Seán McCarthy
Stage Manager Tommy Woods

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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