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The Snail and the Whale

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Paul Bosco McEneaney 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Julia Donaldson 

  • Adapted From Notes

    Adapted from the book 'The Snail and the Whale' by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

  • Synopsis

    This snail may be small, but she’s determined to see the world – so she hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. It’s an unlikely partnership, but when the whale gets into difficulties he discovers just how good a friend a snail can be…

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    30 April 2008

  • Producer

    Produced by Cahoots NI

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Premiered in The Alley Theatre Strabane.

Original Cast  
Madam Escargot Christina Nelson
The Sea Shanties Caolan McBride
Bird Hugh Brown
The Sea Shanties Victoria Vettese
Tiny Snail Maryke Del Castillo
The Sea Shanties Ursula Burns
The Sea Shanties Patrick Martin
Production Team  
Blacklight Maker Paul Gomac
Blacklight Maker Billie Rudgyard
Director Paul Bosco McEneaney
Film by Michael McNulty
Artistic Director Paul Bosco McEneaney
Set Designer Stevie Bamford
Lighting Designer Ciaran Bagnall
Costume Designer Diana Ennis
General Manager Louise O'Neill
Musical Director Ursula Burns
Sound Effects Michael McNulty
Administration Officer Victoria Vettese
Production Manager Russell Allardice
Illusions Builder Paul Gomac
Illusions Builder Mark McCluney
Illusions Builder Bill Smith
Illusion Consultant Paul Bosco McEneaney
Illusion Consultant Paul Gomac

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Cahoots NI

  • Address

    Cathedral Quarter Managed Workspace, 109 – 113 Royal Avenue
    Belfast BT1 1FF
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9043 4349

  • Email

    info@cahootsni.com

  • Website

    www.cahootsni.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Cahoots NI

  • Address

    Cathedral Quarter Managed Workspace, 109 – 113 Royal Avenue
    Belfast BT1 1FF
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9043 4349

  • Email

    info@cahootsni.com

  • Website

    www.cahootsni.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.