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The Mouth of a Shark

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Oonagh Murphy  Maeve Stone 

  • Synopsis

    A musical cycle that explores the narrative of migration based on the personal testimonies of people in the asylum system in Ireland and Irish emigrants living abroad.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    The premiere production featured a community choir of migrants & asylum seekers.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    12 March 2018

  • Production Notes

    Co-produced by Change of Address and THISISPOPBABY as part of WHERE WE LIVE, a programme of work responding to the theme of home presented by THISISPOPBABY with St. Patrick’s Festival. 

  • Producer

    Co-produced by THISISPOPBABY

  • Original Venue

    The Complex

Original Cast  
Performer Osaro Azams
Performer Daryl McCormack
Performer Michelle O'Rourke
Performer Ashley Xie
Production Team  
Director Oonagh Murphy
Dramaturg Oonagh Murphy
Composer Maeve Stone
Producer Karen Twomey
Sound Designer Frank Sweeney
Song Post-Production Alma Kelliher
Choreographer Liv O'Donoghue
Costume Designer Mary Sheehan
Scenographer Katie Davenport
Stage Manager Emma Coen

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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