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Dreamland

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Nolan 

  • Setting

    Seafield, a fictional village in Co Waterford, 1934

  • Synopsis

    When the carcass of a 70-tonne whale washes up on a beach, a local man decides to put the skeleton on display as part of a planned theme park. His big ambitions stand in contrast to town's conformity and nationalism.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Johnny Kinnane Brendan Conroy
Grace Connolly Catherine Walsh (1)
Doc Connolly Des Keogh
Stefan Henschel Michael Power
James Cassidy Karl Shiels
Beate Henschel Holly Browne
Dinny Connolly Conall Keating
Teddy Reilly Michael Quinlan
Production Team  
Director Jim Nolan
Set Designer Dermot Quinn
Lighting Designer Barry McKinney
Producer Donal Shiels
Costume Designer Kate Moylan
Costume Assistant Tullia Giacomelli
Sound Designer Jamie Beamish
Fight Director Donal O'Farrell
Production Manager Barry McKinney
Stage Manager Laura Honan
Assistant Stage Manager Aodan O'Connor
Set Construction Jim Whelan
Set Painter Andrew Cusack
Photography Tom Lawlor
Dialect Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Movement Co-ordinator Libby Seward
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Gallery Press

  • Address

    Loughcrew
    Oldcastle
    Co. Meath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)49 8541779

  • Email

    gallery@indigo.ie

  • Website

    www.gallerypress.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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