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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Seán Mac Íomhair 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Bertolt Brecht 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'Die Gewehre Der Frau Carrar'

  • Setting

    Tarlaíonn na heachtraí seo i dteach iascaire i sráidbhaile in Andalusia in imeacht aon tráthnóna amháin i mí Aibreáin (1937).

  • Synopsis

    One of three plays produced under the name of 'Daoirse'. The fisherman Carlos Carrar is killed fighting in the Spanish Civil War and he leaves behind a grief-stricken widow, Theresa. She adopts an attitude of neutrality which becomes harder and harder to maintain.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    11

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    16 May 1976

  • Production Notes

    Ceann de thrí ghearrdráma a léiríodh ar an oíche chéanna faoin gcnuastheideal 'Daoirse'.

  • Producer

    Produced by An Taibhdhearc

  • Original Venue

    An Taibhdhearc

Original Cast  
An Chéad Iascaire Séamus Ó Nualláin
Fear Gortaithe Pádraig Ó hÉanaí
Bean Perez Colette Ní Éanaí
Gasúr Conall Stafford
Teresa Carrar, Bean Iascaire Mairéad Ní Choinceannain
Pedro, deartháir Teresa, Fear Oibre Séamas Mac Cuinneagáin
An Dara hIascaire Stiofán Ó Casaide
José, an mac is óige Seán Mac Eacha
Manuela, Cailín Juan Maire Ní Choinceanainn
Bean Comharsan Máire Ní Ghráda
Bean Comharsan Máiréad Stokes

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Seán Mac Íomhair

  • Address

    10 Ascall an Mhainéara
    Kingston
    Gaillimh
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    091 522212

  • Email

    antoinemaciomhair@eircom.net

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