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The Passing

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Paul Mercier 

  • Setting

    A house in the Dublin suburbs; the present day (2011)

  • Synopsis

    Catherine couldn’t wait to leave home. But when the time comes for home to leave Catherine… it’s a different story.

    When her parents’ house goes up for sale, Catherine revisits her relationship with it, and with the rest of her family, as empty rooms fill with memories and long buried emotions re-surface.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Liam Peter Hanly
Catherine Catherine Walsh
Patrick Andrew Bennett
Trudy Ali White
Stephen Andrew Connolly
Aidan Nick Lee
Fiona Kathy Rose O'Brien
Rachel Roxanna Nic Liam
Production Team  
Director Paul Mercier
Set Designer Anthony Lamble
Lighting Designer Kevin McFadden
Costume Designer Niamh Lunny
Sound Designer Ben Delaney
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Music by Mel Mercier
Design Assistant Stephanie Williams
Deputy Stage Manager Elaine Walsh
Assistant Stage Manager Róisín Coyle
Assistant Stage Manager Deirdre McClean
Company Stage Manager Brendan Galvin
Set Construction Liverpool Scenic Workshop
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Poster Photography Derek Speirs
Production Photography Derek Speirs
Rehearsal Photography Ros Kavanagh
Publicity Photographs Derek Speirs
Sign Language Interpreter Caroline O'Leary
Sign Language Interpreter Vanessa O'Connell
Casting Director Holly Ní Chiardha
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock
Captioning Ruth McCreery
Captioning Paula McRedmond
Audio Description Bríd Ní Ghruagáin
Audio Description Maureen Portsmouth

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach

  • Address

    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 887 2200

  • Email

    info@abbeytheatre.ie

  • Website

    www.abbeytheatre.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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