Plays

Printer Friendly

For Better or for Worse

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Sheila Flitton 

  • Setting

    A battered women's Refuge house in Dublin.

  • Synopsis

    The play explores the vulnerability of a woman and the role abuse plays in the breakdown of her marriage, exposing the dangers of jealousy and obsession in a marriage.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    02 October 1984

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Marlin Productions as part of the 1984 ContemporEire Festival.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    The Damer Hall/An Damer

Original Cast  
Betty Anne Kent
Grainne Britta Smith
Don Tom Laidlaw
Wendy Billie Morton
Vera Sheila Flitton
Nurse Yvonne Quinn
Jean Zelda Golden
Dave Tony Lyons
Child's Voice Aisling Flitton
Production Team  
Director Barry Cassin
Lighting Designer Steve Flitton
Stage Manager Anne Cassin

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Sheila Flitton

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    sflitton@operamail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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