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This Love Thing


  • Playwright

    Marina Carr 

  • Synopsis

    A lighthearted analysis of love as seen through the eyes of Renaissance artists and some of the characters they depicted. Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Jesus and the Mona Lisa herself struggle with the big questions of love and art.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Mona Lisa Paula McFetridge
Michelangelo Tim Loane
Eve Kathy Downes
Jesus Lalor Roddy
Leonardo da Vinci Paul Hickey
Love Doctor Frankie McCafferty
Mary Magdalene Clodagh O'Donoghue
Production Team  
Director Jim Culleton
Set Designer Chisato Yoshimi
Producer Stephen Wright
Producer Paul Hickey
Producer Angela McCloskey
Lighting Designer Stephen McManus
Costume Designer Chisato Yoshimi
Costume Assistant Niamh O'Reilly
Costume Assistant Angela Mitchell
Sound Green Dolphin Studios
Stage Manager Padraig O'Neill
Deputy Stage Manager Rory McAlister
Assistant Stage Manager Cathy Timothy
Set Construction Padraig O'Neill
Set Construction Stevie Arthurs
Scenic Artist Lian Callaghan
Wardrobe Mistress Barbara Callaghan
Wardrobe Assistant Lynne Maguire
Graphic Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Photography Terry Loane
Administrator Kate Hyland

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    Cecily Ware Literary Agents

  • Address

    19C John Spencer Square,
    London N1 2LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7359 3787

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the production script, programme and promotional flyer. Additional information was supplied by Tinderbox Theatre Company.