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The Haircut

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Wayne Jordan  Tom Lane 

  • Setting

    Contemporary Ireland (2019)

  • Notes

    A play with a live musical soundtrack for ages 8+. Commissioned by The Ark. 

  • Synopsis

    Labhraidh Loingseach has a secret: he wears his hair long and he has it cut only once a year, on the same night, in the same place and in the same style. But never by the same barber. A fairytale remixed and retold, The Haircut is a cautionary tale about secrets and stifled creativity, music and magic, about fighting for what you believe in and standing up to power.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    12 October 2019

  • Production Notes

    Presented as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. 

  • Producer

    Produced by The Ark

  • Original Venue

    The Ark

Original Cast  
Narrator Thommas Kane Byrne
Clarinets Berginald Rash
Cello Lioba Petrie
Percussion Nicola Ciccarelli
Production Team  
Director Wayne Jordan
Composer Tom Lane
Musical Director Tom Lane
Set Designer Sarah Bacon
Costume Designer Sarah Bacon
Lighting Designer Sinead Wallace
Stage Manager Donna Leonard
Production Manager Mark Rooney
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Sound Engineer Alexis Nealon
Producer Kelly Phelan
Assistant Production Manager Francesco Bistoni
Design Assistant Lisa Marie Barry

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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