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Carnival

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lucy Caldwell 

  • Synopsis

    Two sisters, taken in by a Romany carnival troupe during the wars of the 1990s find themselves at the end of the road in Belfast 2008. They face a choice; stick and stay with the dying Carnival, or twist and step onto the bottom rung of Belfast life?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    Doubling of cast possible.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    24 November 2008

  • Producer

    Produced by Kabosh

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed in The Ulster Bank Festival at Queen's Spiegeltent, Custom House Square, Belfast.

Original Cast  
Phineaus Vincent Higgins
Djordji Paul Kennedy
Vadoma / Mizelley Maggie Cronin
Katya Claire Lamont
Aerial Artist Kelsey Long
Boldo / Milosava Patrick J. O'Reilly
Ferka Liam McMahon
Ilena Tanya Wilson
Production Team  
Guitar Drazen Djerek
Director Paula McFetridge
Set Sabine Dargent
Producer Hugh Odling-Smee
Lighting Designer Russell Allardice
Costume Designer Sabine Dargent
Costumes Rosie Moore
Choreographer Andrea Da Silva
Musical Director Oleg Ponomarev
Project Co-ordinator Donal McKendry
Deputy Stage Manager Elaine Barnes
Assistant Stage Manager Caroline Curran
Production Assistant Lisa-Marie Cooke
Production Assistant Ross Barberra
Set Construction Seamus McKendry
Photography Aidan Monaghan
Design Tonic Design
Creative Producer Jo Egan
Voice Coach Peter Ballance
Publicity Crockard Communications
Administrator Fionnuala Kennedy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Harriet Pennington Legh

  • Address

    Troika Talent
    10a Christina Street
    London EC2A 4PA
    England

  • Website

    www.troikatalent.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Kabosh

  • Address

    Imperial Buildings, 72 High Street
    Belfast BT1 2BE
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9024 3343

  • Email

    info@kabosh.net

  • Website

    www.kabosh.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme with additional information supplied by the company.