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Chasing Butterflies

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Siobhán Donnellan 

  • Notes

    Presented as a double bill alongside 'In The Garden' as part of the 2011 Galway Theatre Festival.

  • Synopsis

    'Chasing Butterflies' tells the story of two parents recalling the night each of them lost a child; one to death, the other to darkness.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    29 October 2010

  • Production Notes

    Staged in association with Bluepatch Productions.

  • Producer

    Produced by Dragonfly Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Nuns Island Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    'Chasing Butterflies' was originally staged at the Cork Arts Theatre Writers Week in 2010, where it took awards for Best Writer, Best Actress and Best Actor. The details listed here refer to the play's 2011 production as part of the Galway Theatre Festival.

Original Cast  
Performer Fiachra Ó Dubhghaill
Performer Siobhán Donnellan
Performer Martin Maguire (3)
Production Team  
Director Aoife Connolly
Lighting Designer Zdenek Krousky
Sound Designer Alan Meaney
Make-Up Louise Kelly

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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