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The Mysterious History of Things

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jack Harte 

  • Setting

    Lecan, Tireragh, Co. Sligo. The kitchen of historian Charlie MacFibris, descendant and heir of an ancient dynasty of historians. The present (2016).

  • Synopsis

    When two people arrive at the home of The Historian it is clear they are each on a mission. The desire of people to see their names inscribed in History leads to intense and devious stratagems. Can history be written to order? Can it be re-written?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    25 July 2016

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Parthalonians Theatre Productions.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Viking Theatre

Original Cast  
Man Seamus O'Rourke
Woman Zara Burdon Yeates
Production Team  
Director Bairbre NĂ­ Chaoimh
Set Designer Andrew Murray
Lighting Designer Liam O'Neill
Producer Jack Gilligan
Stage Manager Sarah O'Sullivan
Set Construction Viking Theatre Workshop
Photography Futoshi Sakauchi

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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