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Mademoiselle Flic Flac in the Red Room


  • Playwright

    Gavin Quinn 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    August Strindberg

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the Damascus Plays of August Strindberg and from his autobiography 'The Inferno'.
  • Synopsis

    Adapted from the writings of August Strindberg, Mademoiselle Flic Flac in the Red Room is a pilgrimage play in which Mademoiselle Flic Flac awakes to find out how human beings behave. During the course of the play she learns how difficult life is and how to injure and harm others if she wants to live.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Miller's Wife Linda Kieran
Funeral Guest Gavin Lavelle
Boy Stranger Elizabeth Connolly
Madman Elizabeth Connolly
Landlady Elizabeth Connolly
Postman Elizabeth Connolly
Old Man Joe Gallagher
Confessor Joe Gallagher
Beggar Joe Gallagher
Doctor Joe Gallagher
Abbess Jean O'Reilly
Sister Jean O'Reilly
Mother Jean O'Reilly
The Stranger (old) Charles Kelly
The Stranger (young) Tony Flynn
The Lady Mary O'Driscoll
Funeral Guest Linda Kieran
Smithy Gavin Lavelle
Production Team  
Director Gavin Quinn
Set Designer Gavin Lavelle
Lighting Designer Aedin Cosgrove
Costume Designer Christl Wein
Costume Assistant Viktor Blank
Costume Assistant Natascha Braendli
Music by Adam Orpen Lynch
Stage Manager Deborah Pearce
Technical Assistant Andrew Clancy
Lighting Operator Caoimhin Corrigan
Sound Operator Brian Mooney
Crew Andrew Clancy
Crew Annette Daly
PR Madeline Boughton
Poster Designer Stephen O'Connell
Photography Ralph Lavelle
Photography Andrew Flynn (2)
Administrator Linda Kieran

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Pan Pan

  • Address

    Curved Sreet
    Temple Bar, Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 633 4493

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

The Information for this entry was taken from the company's promotional material for the original production.