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Yeats in Limbo

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Sam McCready 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    William Butler Yeats 

  • Setting

    The ruins of an old house

  • Synopsis

    An interpretation of three short plays by WB Yeats: Purgatory, Calvary and The Resurrection. The three plays here become one, united by the central figure of an old beggar.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    2

  • Cast Notes

    Doubling and trebling of roles

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Singer Stella McCusker
Mary Stella McCusker
Soldier Peter Quigley
Dancer Peter Quigley
Old Man Louis Rolston
Judas Iscariot Mark Mulholland
The Syrian Mark Mulholland
Soldier Colum Convey
Lazarus Colum Convey
The Greek Colum Convey
A Boy Adrian Dunbar
Christ Adrian Dunbar
The Hebrew Adrian Dunbar
Soldier Adrian Gordon
Production Team  
Director Sam McCready
Set Designer Sam McCready
Lighting Designer Trevor Dawson
Choreographer Helen Lewis
Music by Trevor Dawson
Music by Michael Harrison
Stage Manager Rose Morris
Deputy Stage Manager Nick McCall
Assistant Stage Manager Taddy Chamney
Wardrobe Jacqueline Berryman
Wardrobe Ivor C. Morrow

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