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My Name is Saoirse

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Eva O'Connor 

  • Setting

    Limerick, 1987.

  • Synopsis

    Johnny Logan has just won the Eurovision, mobile phones are about to be invented, and in Limerick, Saoirse O'Brien is sick of her best friend calling her a frigid. Soon after agreeing to a night of drinking with the lads in Wilson's pub, she discovers her pregnancy, and is forced to set out on a journey that leads her miles away from home, and the carefree adolescence she knew.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    14 February 2014

  • Producer

    Produced by Sunday’s Child

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in Discover 21, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Original Cast  
Performer Eva O'Connor
Production Team  
Director Hildegard Ryan
Designer David Doyle
Music by Daniel Cummins

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