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Wuthering Heights

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Ria Mooney  Donald Stauffer 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Emily Brontë 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the novel of Emily Bronte

  • Setting

    Yorkshire 1775-1801

  • Notes

    While various materials relating to this production are held in the Dublin Gate Collection of Northwestern University, the original playscript does not appear to be among them.

  • Synopsis

    Heathcliff, a wild orphan from the streets of Liverpool is brought home by Catherine's father to live at Wuthering Heights. The pair quickly become soul-mates, but he earns the eternal enmity of Hindley, Catherine's brother for displacing him in his father's affection.

    A classic tale of thwarted love.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    Role of Hareton is shared between two young actors.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Edgar Linton Cyril Cusack
Hindley Earnshaw Hilton Edwards
Heathcliff Micheál Mac Liammóir
Catherine Earnshaw Ria Mooney
Linton Raymond Percy
Catherine Linton Betty Chancellor
Mr. Lockwood Lionel Dymoke
Frances Earnshaw Diana Vernon
Joseph Landon Sorrell
Nellie Dean Dorothy Day
Isabella Linton Geraldine Fitzgerald (1)
Hareton Robert Hennessy (1)
Hareton Raymonde Jammet
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Settings by Micheál Mac Liammóir
Lighting Designer Hilton Edwards
Costume Designer Micheál Mac Liammóir
Stage Manager Art O'Murnaghan
Assistant Stage Manager Máirín Hayes
Wardrobe Mistress Christina Keely
Chief Electrician Martin Rabbett
Carpenter Michael Lambert

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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