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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness  Kevin Doherty 

  • Author Notes

    Written by Frank McGuinness, music by Kevin Doherty.

  • Synopsis

    The Day family are Irish country-music royalty and Irene is their queen. Her relatives are completely dependent on her success. But as Irene's star fades, the Days are facing financial destruction. When the heir to her musical throne, Jackie Day, returns from the States with a new girlfriend, resentments simmer. Does Irene have the strength to hold the clan together? And will Jackie save them with the gift of a song?

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Hugo Day John Kavanagh (1)
Conor Day Frank Laverty
Magdalene Carolan Deirdre Donnelly
Joanne Carolan Eleanor Methven
Liam Brogan Keith McErlean
Triona Brogan Ruth McGill
Jackie Day Killian Donnelly
Liza Field Megan Riordan
Irene Day Siobhan McCarthy
Production Team  
Director Conall Morrison
Musical Director & Arranger Conor Linehan
Set Designer Liam Doona
Lighting Designer Ben Ormerod
Costume Designer Joan O'Clery
Sound Designer Alexis Nealon
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Movement Director Muirne Bloomer
Assistant Director Conor Bagley
AV Design Arnim Friess
Stage Manager Brendan Galvin
Deputy Stage Manager Tara Furlong
Assistant Stage Manager Stephen Dempsey
Set Construction Shane Kenny
Set Construction Ed Rourke
Set Construction John Finnegan
Scenic Artist Bellhouse Scenic Studio
Graphic Design Zero G
Photography Peter Rowen
Sign Language Interpreter Caroline O'Leary
Literary Manager Jessica Traynor
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock
Captioning Ruth McCreery
Audio Description Bríd Ní Ghruagáin
Audio Description Máirín Harte

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London WIF 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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