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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Peadar Ó Cúláin 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    John McGahern 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar dhráma John McGahern 'The Power of Darkness' atá bunaithe ar scéal le Leon Tolstoy. Seo é an t-aon dráma a scríobh McGahern.

  • Setting

    Feirm i lár tíre.

  • Synopsis

    The story is set in an old Irish farmhouse where a wealthy Irish landowner is dying; his second wife is only half his age. He has not allowed his wealth to spread ease or comfort. When he dies his young workman is urged by a cunning mother to move in on the vulnerable young widow. Land, greed, sexual ignorance, coupled with the need for redemption are the main themes in this play.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Baby Nuala Hayes
Oliver Micheál Ó Gruagáin
Eileen Bairbre de Barra
Maggie Barbara Nic Dhonnacha (2)
Peter King Eoghan Ó Riada
Paul Séamus Ó hAodha
Production Team  
Director Tommy McArdle
Set Designer Dara McGee
Lighting Designer Pat O'Reilly (2)
Costume Designer Triona Lillis
Sound Designer Orlagh de Bhaldraithe
Production Manager Orlagh de Bhaldraithe
Stage Manager Jane Talbot
Sound Technician Pat O'Reilly (2)
Set Construction Gavin Morgan
Set Construction Richie Donovan
Lighting Technician Pat O'Reilly (2)
Programme Design Caomhán Ó Scolaí
Photography Jane Talbot

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir /19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)91 562 024 or (0)91 563 600

  • Email

    eolas@antaibhdhearc.com

  • Website

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir /19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)91 562 024 or (0)91 563 600

  • Email

    eolas@antaibhdhearc.com

  • Website

    antaibhdhearc.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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