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The Boys

A play about Teenage Fantasy and Lust!

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Michael Harnett 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Michael Harnett 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the novel of the same name.

  • Setting

    The action takes place during the winter of 1967 and into the following summer.

  • Synopsis

    Set in Drumcondra and adapted from the novel of the same name, The Boys is the story of a group of teenage boys coming to terms with the world, and their main preoccupation in life - WOMEN. It's the summer of 1968 and The Boys are ready for the world. What can stop them now? But before the holidays are over life will have utterly changed. Nothing will be the same again!

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    16 November 2015

  • Production Notes

    Produced in association with Michael Harnett and Patrick Sutton.

  • Producer

    Produced by Smock Alley Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in The Boys' School space.

Original Cast  
Fay Conor Quinlan
Hackett Killian Coyle
Scout Brendan Quinn
Brennan Shane O'Regan
Production Team  
Director Patrick Sutton
Lighting Designer Donnie O'Meara
Stage Manager Sarah Maloney
Set Construction Ciaran Byrne
Poster Designer Conor Gallagher

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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