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The Ones Who Kill Shooting Stars

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Conall Quinn 

  • Author Notes

    Developed under Upstate's Writers' Commissioning Scheme.

  • Setting

    Clogherhead Beach in County Louth, the height of the Emergency.

  • Synopsis

    A surreal tale of love and death set on a County Louth beach during World War II.

    Henry is on the look out for German submarines but all he really wants to do is fire his flare gun, Alice has decided to run away from home again, and Edward's wife is blowing kisses at him. There's also the body of the American pilot to bury...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Henry Conan Sweeny
Edward Karl Quinn
Alice Áine Ní Laoghaire
Corpse Duncan Lacroix
Eugene John Currivan
Production Team  
Director Paul Hayes
Set Designer Kieran McNulty
Lighting Sarah Jane Shiels
Costume Designer Sinead Roberts
Composer/Sound Designer Trevor Knight

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Conall Quinn ( Upstate)

  • Address

    c/o Upstate Theatre Project
    Barlow House, West Street, Drogheda
    County Louth
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)41 984 4227

  • Email

    admin@upstate.ie

  • Website

    www.upstate.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Conall Quinn ( Upstate)

  • Address

    c/o Upstate Theatre Project
    Barlow House, West Street, Drogheda
    County Louth
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)41 984 4227

  • Email

    admin@upstate.ie

  • Website

    www.upstate.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings.