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The Flea Pit

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Paul Bosco McEneaney 

  • Setting

    A minature theatre, converted horsebox holding just fifteen people.

  • Synopsis

    The Professor hosts- introducing the audience to a series of astonishing attractions and revealed some of the secrets behind the flea circus. Live music, loads of laughs and magic tricks galore, incredible feats of mind-reading, weight-lifting, trapeze and high wire.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    20 October 2008

  • Producer

    Presented by Cahoots NI

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed in The Little Pavillion, Botanic Gardens, Belfast.

Original Cast  
The Professor Dan Gordon
Madame Tip Top Christina Nelson
Felix Flip Flop Hugh Brown
Madame Fee Fee Ursula Burns
The Human Flea Geoff Gatt
Hostess Danielle Smith
Professor's Assistant 1 Caoimhe McComb
Professor's Assistant 2 David Faulkner
Professor's Assistant 3 Steven Millar
Production Team  
Director Paul Bosco McEneaney
Set Designer Stevie Bamford
Lighting Designer Christopher McCombe
Costume Designer Diana Ennis
General Manager Louise O'Neill
Administration Officer Victoria Vettese
Illusion Consultant Paul Gomac
Outreach Officer Victoria Vettese

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.