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Aisling Mhic Artáin

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Eoghan Ó Tuairisc 

  • Setting

    I dtrátha na Nollag sna Leaca Dorcha, áit shamhailteach, sa lá atá inniu ann (1979).

  • Notes

    Bhuaigh an dráma Duais an Oireachtais in 1975. Sa leagan foilsithe luaitear gurb é Ramonn(sic) Ó Guaillí a bhí i mbun an léirithe. Ba é Éamonn Ó Guallaí (Eddie Golden) a bhí i gceist.

  • Synopsis

    A Theatre of the Absurd play. A monk falls into a deep slumber and wakes up in a land of rocks and trees called Na Leaca Dorcha. An ancient pagan ritual known as 'The Swop' is practiced there at the festival of Mid-Winter where every man must swop his wife or sleeping partner with another man for that night.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    Úsáidtear Cór na nAghaidheanna Fidil tríd an dráma ar fad. Is foireann d'amhránaithe is de cheoltóirí iad, idir fhir agus mhná.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Súil Amháin Peadar Lamb
Conal Kearney
Lúlú Martina Stanley
Ball den Chór Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Saileog Máire Ní Ghráinne
Mac Artáin Micheál Ó Briain
Ciotóg Philip O'Sullivan
Kraó Zelda Golden
Ball den Chór Se Phelan
Deasóg Macdara Ó Fátharta
Dr Beerbohm Caoimhín Mac Aodha
Ball den Chór Fióna Nic Anna
Production Team  
Director Edward Golden
Set Maebh de Brún
Musical Director Peter O'Brien (2)
Art Director Tomás Mac Anna

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Aisling Mhic Artáin

  • Year

    1978

  • Published By

    Clódhanna Teo.

  • Address

    Baile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rita Kelly

  • Address

    The Lock House
    Maganey, Athy
    Kildare
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0) 59 9145045

  • Email

    RitaKelly26@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ó ghearrthóga nuachta agus ón leagan foilsithe den dráma. Fuarthas breis eolais faoi sa leabhar 'Drámaí Eoghan Uí Thuairisc' le Martin Nugent.