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Yerma

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Trevor Ó Clochartaigh 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Federico García Lorca 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar dhráma Spáinneach.

  • Setting

    Granada (1930í)

  • Synopsis

    Yerma is the lonely housewife of a Spanish farmer. She longs to have a child, but believes she is unable to conceive. Upon learning from an elderly psychic woman that the problem may have more to do with her husband, Yerma rebels against her lonely life and her place in society by seeking out a handsome young man to seduce.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    6

  • Cast Notes

    8

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    07 July 1991

  • Producer

    Produced by Na Fánaithe and Galway International Arts Festival

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Léiríodh é seo den chéad uair sa 'Dome', amharclann nua taistil a d'ordaigh Na Fánaithe, puball mór le háiseanna cuimsitheacha agus áit ann do 200 suíochán. Bhí sé suite i bPáirc an Athair de Búrca le linn Féile Ealaíona na Gaillimhe. Thug sé camchuairt na hÉireann is ar an Eoraip ina dhiadh sin.

Original Cast  
Cailín 1 Sile Nic Chonaonaigh
Dara Deirfiúr Carmel Stephens
Juan Diarmuid de Faoite
Seanbhean/ Delores Audrey Ní Fhearghail
Yerma Marina Ní Dhubháin
Cailín 2 Ethel de Búrca
Victor Seán Pól Ó Curraighín
Amhránaí Yvonne Bairéad
Céad Deirfiúr Yvonne Bairéad
Maria Nicola de Faoite
Amhránaí Seán Monaghan
Production Team  
Designer Bushy Sleeman
Lighting Ian Kilroy
Music by Máirtín O'Connor
Puppeteer Pat Bracken
Puppeteer Petra Melissen
Production Manager Dara McGee
Stage Manager Lís Ní Dhálaigh
Wardrobe Desmond Gough
Programme Ian Kilroy
Programme Caomhán Ó Scolaí
Music performed by Jimmy Fitzgerald

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