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Anything But Love

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Coll 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Kate O'Brien 

  • Setting

    Contemporary Ireland (2010)

  • Synopsis

    Teresa Mulqueen lies dying in her home on Limerick’s Ennis Road. Her daughter Annie anxiously awaits the arrival of her sister Marie Rose and brother-in-law Vincent. Marie Rose knows that her marriage is crumbling and innocently turns to her beloved sister for comfort unaware of Annie and Vincent’s secret affair. Their charming and manipulative brother Ritchie watches the drama between his sisters unfold, desperately awaiting an opportunity to control the family home. Inspired by Kate O'Brien's 1934 novel 'The Ante-Room'.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Annie Cathy Belton
Ritchie Malcolm Adams
Marie Rose Caitríona Ní Mhurchú
Vincent Malachy McKenna
Kalena Mirjana Rendulic
Production Team  
Director Joan Sheehy
Producer Joan Sheehy
Lighting Designer Kevin Treacy
Sound Designer Kevin Treacy
Choreographer Myles Breen
Composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (1)
Assistant Director Shane Ward
Project Manager Monica Spencer
Production Manager Michael Burke (2)
Stage Manager Amy Burke
Set and Costume Design Ferdia Murphy
Technical Assistant Mike Bradley
Set Construction Michael Burke (2)
Set Construction Frank Boland
Set Construction Ger Wallace
Set Construction Colin Bartley
Scenic Artist Annelisa Zagone
Graphic Design Elaine Hennessy
Photography Maurice Gunning

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Mary Coll

  • Address

    2 Ashbrook Park,
    Ennis Road
    Limerick
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    collmary@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mary Coll

  • Address

    2 Ashbrook Park,
    Ennis Road
    Limerick
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    collmary@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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