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The House Keeper

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Morna Regan 

  • Setting

    Manhattan, the present day

  • Synopsis

    A young woman at the end of her tether is faced with homelessness when she loses her job and the bank threatens to repossess her home. Desperate, she breaks into the house of a wealthy woman, but before long she realises that she has disturbed a hornet’s nest of unimagined proportions. A psychological thriller that explores the nature of possession, inheritance and corruption.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    24 April 2012

  • Producer

    Produced by Rough Magic Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    'The House Keeper' was developed from a short play by Morna Regan originally commissioned by the Origin Theatre Company as part of 1st Irish 2008, New York's annual festival of Irish theatre.

Original Cast  
Mary Cathy Belton
Beth Ingrid Craigie
Hal Robert O'Mahoney
Production Team  
Director Lynne Parker
Lighting Designer Sarah Jane Shiels
Producer Diego Fasciati
Producer Clare Robertson
Company Manager Justin Murphy
Production Manager Rob Furey
Stage Director Diarmuid O'Quigley
Stage Manager Stephanie Ryan
Set and Costume Designer Blaithin Sheerin
Dramaturg Maureen White
Set Construction Ian Thompson
Scenic Artist Sandra Butler
Production Electrician Adam Fitzsimons
PR Gerry Lundberg
Graphic Design Detail. Design Studio
Photography Patrick Redmond
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock
Assistant Director (AIB SEEDS programme) Rosemary McKenna
Intern Sinéad Kearns

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Professional

  • Contact

    Alan Brodie Representation Ltd

  • Address

    Paddock Suite, The Courtyard
    55 Charterhouse Street
    London EC1M 6HA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7253 6226

  • Email

    abr@alanbrodie.com

  • Website

    www.alanbrodie.com

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Amateur

  • Contact

    Nick Hern Books

  • Address

    The Glasshouse, 49a Goldhawk Road
    London W12 8QP
    England

  • Phone

    + (44 ) 20 8749 4953

  • Email

    info@nickhernbooks.demon.co.uk

  • Website

    www.nickhernbooks.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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