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The Hypochondriact

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    David Johnston (1) 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Molière 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from 'La Malade Imaginaire' by Molière.

  • Setting

    17th century Belfast

  • Synopsis

    The story of Argent a wealthy business man who is a hypochondriac and the mad cap schemes and cures offered him by alledged experts seeking his money.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mr Punch Kieran Lagan
Angelica Bronagh Taggart
Macrobious Sr Miche Doherty
Tanny Sheelagh O'Kane
Bella Tara Lynne O'Neill
Macrobious Jr Patrick J. O'Reilly
Hal Padraig Wallace
Argent Andy Gray
Production Team  
Director Dan Gordon
Set Designer Stuart Marshall
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Costume Designer Diana Ennis
Music Composed by Neil Martin
Production Manager Marianne Crosslé
Technical Stage Manager Mark Dornan
Stage Manager Pauline McKay
Deputy Stage Manager Laura McCabe
Assistant Technical Stage Manager Darren Willingham
Assistant Stage Manager Cara McGimpsey
Acting Wardrobe Supervisor Anne Whittaker
Set Construction Jim Carson
Set Construction David Carson
Scenic Artist Anna Donovan
Illusion Consultant Paul Bosco McEneaney
Seamstress Madeline Owens

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    David Johnston

  • Address

    Queen's University
    Belfast
    Northern Ireland

  • Email

    d.johnston@qub.ac.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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