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Cyril Cusack Productions


  • Description

    Founded in 1944 by Cyril Cusack (1910-1993) whilst he was manager of the Gaiety Theatre. The company produced a number of classic plays by Shakespeare, Shaw and Synge in addition to new work including Cusack adaptation of Kafka's The Trial (The Temptation of Mr. O) and the premiere of O'Casey's The Bishop's Bonfire in 1955.

  • Founder

    Cyril Cusack

New Irish Plays Produced By Cyril Cusack Productions

Play Title Playwright
Roger Casement Roger McHugh Alfred Noyes
An adaptation of Noyes' book 'The Accusing Ghost or Justice for Casement (1957).
The Bishop's Bonfire Sean O'Casey
The Temptation of Mr. O Cyril Cusack Franz Kafka

An adaptation of 'The Trial' by Franz Kafka.

The Voices of Doolin Walter Macken