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The Happy Go Likeable Man

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Sheridan 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Molière 

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of Molière's 'Les Fourberies de Scapin', first produced in 1671. Scapin is a crafty and undisciplined servant who constantly manages to escape danger and brilliantly tricks two fathers out of money that their respective sons need to support their lovers.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Zerbinetta Fedelma Cullen
Mr. Ponsonby Derek Chapman
Mr. De Paor Barry McGovern
Silvester Gerard Walsh
October John Olohan
Oisín Conal Kearney
Shirley Temple Siabhra Woods
Scapin Bryan Murray
Nurse O'Reilly Billie Morton
Champagne Deirdre Lawless
Capone's Moll Áine Ní Mhuirí
Al Capone Patrick O'Callaghan
Baby Face Tony Lyons
Production Team  
Director Joe Dowling
Designer Bronwen Casson
Lighting Tony Wakefield
Choreographer Mavis Ascott
Arrangement of songs and music Catherine O'Rourke
Musical Director Catherine O'Rourke
Musician Declan Fitzpatrick
Musician Donal Byrne
Musician Brenda Dowling
Musician Donal O'Callaghan
Stage Director Michael Colgan (1)
Assistant Stage Director Michael Bono
Stage Manager Tommy Rogers
Wardrobe Nigel Boyd

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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