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Martin Assassin of his Wife

A Deaf Opera for Theatre


  • Playwright

    Gavin Quinn  Stephen Walsh 

  • Synopsis

    Set in a mortuary at a time of the Plague, Martin Assassin of his Wife is a black comedy of murder and revenge based on the true story of a man who murders his wife because she moved the mustard pot.

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Martin Rod Chichignoud
Eva Jean O'Reilly
The Apprentice Elizabeth Connolly
Victor Senan Dunne
Elizabeth Yvon McDevitt
Production Team  
Director Gavin Quinn
Set Designer Aedin Cosgrove
Set Designer Nicola Lane
Lighting Designer Aedin Cosgrove
Costume Designer Eileen Curran
Costume Designer Dot Daly
Music by Adam Orpen Lynch

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All 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 original promotional flyer.