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Bullfight on Third Avenue

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Eddie Naughton 

  • Setting

    New York, 1930s.

  • Notes

    The premiere production was dedicated to the memory of Karl Shiels (1971-2019).

  • Synopsis

    On the eve of Ernest Hemingway's departure to cover the Spanish Civil War as a correspondent in 1937, he met The Great Gatsby author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, in Tim Costello's Bar, New York. Against this atmospheric backdrop, the play explores the competitive, uneasy friendship between these two literary titans, and what might have happened during their encounter on that night. 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Tim Costello David Duffy
F. Scott Fitzgerald Ross Gaynor
Ernest Hemingway Rex Ryan
Production Team  
Director Karl Shiels
Set & Costume Designer Lisa Krugel
Lighting Designer Colm Maher
Photography Lui Guiney
Graphic Design Beata Barylka

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Eddie Naughton

  • Address

    8 Weaver's Street
    The Coombe
    Dublin, D08 E5Y3
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)863563708

  • Email

    eddynaughton41@gmail.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Eddie Naughton

  • Address

    8 Weaver's Street
    The Coombe
    Dublin, D08 E5Y3
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)863563708

  • Email

    eddynaughton41@gmail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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