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Fear an Chlócha

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Buadhach Tóibín 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Louis d'Alton 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'The Man in the Cloak' (1937)

  • Setting

    Áit: Seomra i "Doss-House" ar Shráid Bhríde, Baile Átha Cliath. Brionglóid 'Opium'. Am: Tráthnóna Meitheamh 1849

  • Synopsis

    The poet James Clarence Mangan comes to a doss house in Dublin at the height of a cholera epidemic during the famine. He falls into a opium-drugged dream which illustrates his life - his escape from a bullying father, his love for his pupil Catherine Hayes and his fall into alcoholism.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
James Clarence Mangan Walter Macken
Bridie Gilheaney Máire Nic Giolla Mhartain
Cis Carmody Eibhlín Ní Shúilleabháin
Marty Phelan Tomás Mac Coillighe
Laurence Tighe Liam Ó Conchubhair
John Mangan Buadhach Tóibín
Mick Fogarty Aindrias Mac Eochaidh
Blythe Aindrias Mac Eochaidh
Con Colgan Bhaitéar Ó Laoidh
Catherine Hayes Eibhlín Ní Bhriain
James Mangan Seán Mac Giolla Phádhraic
Kate Mangan Peig Ní Choinnigh
Production Team  
Director Walter Macken
Set Designer Walter Macken
Stage Manager Tomás Mac an Rí

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir /19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)91 562 024 or (0)91 563 600

  • Email

    eolas@antaibhdhearc.com

  • Website

    antaibhdhearc.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir /19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)91 562 024 or (0)91 563 600

  • Email

    eolas@antaibhdhearc.com

  • Website

    antaibhdhearc.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gclár don chéad léiriú agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail.