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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Gearóid Ó Cairealláin 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Sean O'Casey 

  • Author Notes

    Aistrithe ó 'Shadow of a Gunman'.

  • Setting

    Seomra i dtionóntán ar Chearnóg Hilljoy i lár Bhaile Átha Cliath, mí na Bealtaine (1920).

  • Synopsis

    Donal is a poet without political affiliation who shares tenement digs with his friend Seamus. The neighbours have Donal pegged as an IRA man on the run. Young attractive Minnie is excited by such an exotic figure in their midst, however British soldiers are searching the tenements for insurgents.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    Is féidir dúbláil a dhéanamh.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    15 February 2001

  • Producer

    Produced by Aisling Ghéar

  • Original Venue

    Pavilion Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gcompántas féin.

Original Cast  
Donal Davoren Gearóid Ó Cairealláin
Tommy Owens John Burke
The Auxiliary John Burke
Mr. Mulligan Dónal Mac Giolla Chóill
Mr. Maguire Dónal Mac Giolla Chóill
Mr. Ó Gallchóir Dónal Mac Giolla Chóill
Minnie Powell Norette Leahy
The Landlord Pilib Mac Cathmhaoil
Mr. Grigson Pilib Mac Cathmhaoil
Mrs. Henderson Eibhlín Ní Fhearaigh
Mrs. Grigson Eibhlín Ní Fhearaigh
Seamus Shields D. Mac Adaimh
Production Team  
Director Noel McGee
Lighting Designer Conleth White

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Aisling Ghéar

  • Address

    Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, 216 Falls Road
    Belfast BT12 6AH
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9020 8040

  • Email

    carrie.anne@aislingghear.com

  • Website

    www.aislingghear.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gcompántas féin.