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The Last Days of Cleopatra

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Laoisa Sexton 

  • Setting

    The Last Days of Cleopatra takes place in the suburban areas of modern day (2014) North County Dublin and the City Centre. Ireland is in the middle of its never ending recession.

  • Synopsis

    A black comedy, about a dysfunctional family that doesn't communicate - Can a family that dance together, stay together? A father, son and daughter must struggle to redefine the heart of their family, as they are about to lose the only thing that holds them together.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    1

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling occurs.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    20 August 2014

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Georganne Aldrich Heller.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed at the Urban Stages Theatre, New York.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Irish premiere took place at The New Theatre, Dublin on 22nd March 2017, presented by The New Theatre in association with Georganne Aldrich Heller Foundation & On The Quays.

Original Cast  
Jackey Mick Mellamphy
Natalie Laoisa Sexton
Harry Kenneth Ryan (2)
Maureen Kevin Marron
Karl Kevin Marron
Skanger Kevin Marron
Production Team  
Director Tim Ruddy
Set Designer ATEAM LLC
Lighting Designer Michael O'Connor
Sound Designer Julian Evans
Choreographer Christi Mueller Caspe
Stage Manager Leah S. Abrams
Wardrobe Patricia Mustard
Photography Trevor Murphy
Marketing Manager Corina Galvin
Communications Tracey Ferguson
Publicity Dan Demello
Carpenter Stoney McGurrin
Hair by Lee Jackson & Arrojo Salon
Video Trevor Murphy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Georganne Aldrich Heller

  • Address

    111 Barrow Street, Suite # 6C
    New York
    NY 10014
    USA

  • Phone

    +1 212 741 2577

  • Email

    georgioffice@gmail.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Georganne Aldrich Heller

  • Address

    111 Barrow Street, Suite # 6C
    New York
    NY 10014
    USA

  • Phone

    +1 212 741 2577

  • Email

    georgioffice@gmail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, with additional information supplied by the author.