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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Dan Colley  Manus Halligan  Genevieve Hulme-Beaman 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez 

  • Adapted From Notes

    Adapted from Garcia Marquez’s short story Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes.

  • Notes

    For ages 8-80.

  • Synopsis

    In a kitchen, in a theatre, two storytellers and their audience find something remarkable — a very old man with enormous wings. The wise neighbour woman tells us he’s an angel. The priest says he’s an imposter. Pilgrims flock to see him, hoping to be healed by him. They leave with something different than what they expected.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Performer Manus Halligan
Performer Genevieve Hulme-Beaman
Production Team  
Director Dan Colley
Lighting Designer Sarah Jane Shiels
AV Designer Eoin Kilkenny
Composer & Sound Designer Alma Kelliher
Set & Prop Designer Andrew Clancy
Production Manager Eoin Kilkenny
Deputy Production Manager Veronica Foo
Stage Manager Olivia Drennan
Chief LX Gary Maguire
Chief LX Sarah-Jane Williams
Lighting Operator Faith Boucher
Crew Iris Lange
Graphic Design Sarah Moloney
Dramaturg Amanda Piesse
Producer Kate Ferris
Producer Matthew Smyth

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme and emails with members of the company.