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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Marina Carr  Nicola McCartney  Morna Regan  Rosemary Jenkinson 

  • Setting

    Contemporary Northern Ireland (2011)

  • Notes

    The title of the project is taken from official statistics estimating one in five people in Northern Ireland to be living in poverty.

  • Synopsis

    A multi-sensory and multi-media perfomrance made up of a series of short plays on the theme of poverty:

    'Slinky' by Morna Regan

    'Dissection' by Nicola McCartney

    'We Were Here' by Marina Carr

    'Cars' by Rosemary Jenkinson

    'Fever' by Nicola McCartney

    'Resurrection' by Nicola McCartney

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Series of short individual plays

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    The cast listed here each played multiple roles across the various pieces.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    24 November 2011

  • Producer

    Produced by Kabosh

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed as a site-specific piece at Roe Valley Hospital, site of the former Limavady Workhouse, Limavady, County Derry.

Original Cast  
Various Characters Abigail McGibbon
Various Characters Carol Moore
Various Characters Vincent Higgins
Various Characters CiarĂ¡n Nolan
Various Characters Samantha Heaney
Various Characters Stephanie Donaghue
Production Team  
Director Paula McFetridge
Set Designer Stuart Marshall
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Costume Designer Rosie Moore
Sound Designer James Kennedy(1)
General Manager Lyndsey Jackson
Music by Fionnuala Fagan
Musician Lucy Kerr
Assistant Director Emma Copeland
Project Assistant Lisa-Marie Cooke
Production Manager James Kennedy(1)
Stage Manager Jacqueline O'Hagan
Production Assistant Fionnuala Kennedy
Associate Lighting Designer Nell Conneally

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Kabosh

  • Address

    Imperial Buildings, 72 High Street
    Belfast BT1 2BE
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9024 3343

  • Email

    info@kabosh.net

  • Website

    www.kabosh.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Kabosh

  • Address

    Imperial Buildings, 72 High Street
    Belfast BT1 2BE
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9024 3343

  • Email

    info@kabosh.net

  • Website

    www.kabosh.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from material provided by the company and from press cuttings.