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The Butcher Babes

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Bisi Adigun 

  • Setting

    Dublin, 2009.

  • Synopsis

    Based on the true story of the so-called 'Scissor Sisters' and their murder of Farah Swaleh Noor. This play gives the stage to the murdered Kenyan immigrant’s missing head and reunites it with his other body parts to tell the tale of how a night of drinks, drugs and sex led to his brutal murder and eventual dismemberment.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    21 September 2010

  • Producer

    Produced by Arambe Productions

  • Original Venue

    The New Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    First performed as part of the 2010 ABSOLUT Dublin Fringe Festival.

Original Cast  
Geraldine Mary Duffin
Rafah Uche Gabriel Akujobi
Abdul Yomi Ogunyemi
Sharlene Nofe Liberty
Death Grace Odumosu
Lisa Elizabeth Suh
Production Team  
Director Bisi Adigun
Producer Bisi Adigun
Choreographer Josh Amaechi
Live Music Segun Akano
Associate Producer Kate O'Flaherty
Production Manager Rosie Daley
Stage Manager Abiola Tubi
Stage Manager Segun Akano
Set and Costume Designer Shelley Casserly
Graphic Design Adrian Birney
Photography John Nisbet
Music & Sound Designer Joe Harney
Make-Up Edwina O'Carroll
Public Relations Aoife Concannon

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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