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Maicne Mara

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Domhnall Ó Ríordáin 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    John Millington (J.M.) Synge 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'Riders to the Sea' (1903)

  • Synopsis

    This tragic play portrays the cruelty of life on the coast. The story centres around Máire, from whom the sea has taken all but her youngest son. Nothing will convince her that Bartly, the last of her six sons, will return alive.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    9

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Caitlín Sighle Nic Dhonnchadha
Fir Tomás Ó Cionnaith
Fir Diarmad Ó Conaill
Nóra Maighréad Nic Dhonnchadha
Maire Bríghid Ní Liodáin
Fir Séamus Mac Guadháin
Fir Máirtín Ó Flaithbheartaigh
Mná Nuala Ní Bheirn
Mná Máirín Ní Rioghallaigh
Mná Treasa Ní Challanáin
Mná Nora Ní Laidhigh
Mná Muirréad Ní Chaidhin
Beartlaí Aodh Mac Guadháin
Production Team  
Director Frank Dermody
Artistic Director Frank Dermody
Music by Trio Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe
Stage Manager Uinsionn Ó Mathúna

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

    antaibhdhearc.com

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