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The Misfits

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Annie Ryan 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Arthur Miller 

  • Adapted From Notes

    Adapted by Annie Ryan from Arthur Miller's script for the 1961 film, The Misfits, directed by John Huston.

  • Synopsis

    A woman walks out of a divorce court into a bar. A rundown saloon on the outskirts of a desert town in the American West. There’s no work. At least, not much worth doing for a man. But a man is the last thing this woman is looking for. It's hot and dry. A place of few words and little growth. The open sky still offers the promise of a better future. But all around them lie the broken remains of a damaged past. 

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    30 September 2018

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival. 

  • Producer

    Produced by The Corn Exchange

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the Main Space. 

Original Cast  
Roslyn Aoibhinn McGinnity
Gay Aidan Kelly
Perce Emmet Byrne
Guido Patrick Ryan
Isabelle Una Kavanagh
Production Team  
Director Annie Ryan
Set and Lighting Designer Zia Bergin-Holly
Costume Designer SaileĆ³g O'Halloran
Music & Sound Designer Alma Kelliher
Movement Justine Cooper
Producer Aisling Ormonde
Production Manager Lisa Mahony
Stage Manager Clare Howe
Assistant Stage Manager Mary Kilduff

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    The Corn Exchange

  • Address

    15 Harcourt Terrace
    Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    info@cornexchange.ie

  • Website

    www.cornexchange.ie

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Rights for original material

  • Contact

    ICM(New York) Ltd.

  • Address

    40 W. 57th Street
    New York City NY10019
    USA

  • Phone

    + 1 212 556 5600

  • Website

    www.icmtalent.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, with additional information taken from the Dublin Theatre Festival programme.