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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Peadar Ó Cúláin 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Brian Friel 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'The Freedom of the City'.

  • Setting

    Doire (1970).

  • Synopsis

    In the aftermath of a Civil Rights meeting, three unarmed marchers find themselves in the mayor's parlour. Reports and rumours exaggerate their 'occupation' and they are shot by British soldiers as they leave. The play documents the victims' final hours and a subsequent tribunal of inquiry into their deaths.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    7

  • Cast Notes

    Tá cantóirí mar chuid den fhoireann freisin.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
An Sagart Micheál Ó Conghaile(1)
Lily Colette Ní Éanaí
Cantóir Óg S. Ní Chonchubhair
Saighdiúir Mícheál Mac Fhlannchadh
Saighdiúir Maidhc Ó hÉanaigh
Saighdiúir Rónán Ó Flatharta
An Breitheamh Paddy Henry
Constábla Uinsionn Ó Móráin
Dr. Dodds Joe Ó Mainnín
Skinner Aonghus Weber
Cantóir Máire Bríd Uí Niadh
Brigadier Johnson-Hansbury Bill Leahy
An Dr. Winbourne Eimear Ní Fhatharta
An tOllamh Cuppley Jim Feeney
Tráchtaire RTÉ Nollaig Ó Maithnín
Cantóir Óg Linda Ní Chaomhanaigh
Cantóir Óg Áine Ní Bhroin Giolla Phádraic
Cantóir Óg Aoife Nic Mhaghnusa
Mícheál Séamus Ó hAodha
Production Team  
Director Pádraig Ó hÉanaí
Set Designer Derek Biddulph
Sound Alex Fernie
Stage Director Colette Ní Sheachnasaigh
Stage Manager Máirtín de Nuinseáin
Lighting Operator Michael Murray (1)
Set Construction Máirtín de Nuinseáin
Set Painter Siobhan Ní Mhuirí
Stage Assistant Muireann Nic Cába
Poster Designer Caomhán Ó Scolaí
Publicity Breandán Ó hEaghra
Make-Up Betty Quirke
Props Isabelle Gaborit

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

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