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Port Authority


  • Playwright

    Conor McPherson 

  • Synopsis

    In Port Authority, we meet Kevin, Dermot and Joe, three generations of Dublin men. Their stories, told by means of three interlocking monologues, explore the possibilities they have had in their lives for happiness and love.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    22 February 2001

  • Producer

    Produced by Gate Theatre

  • Original Venue

    New Ambassador Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Gate Theatre's production premiered at the New Ambassadors Theatre, London on February 22nd, 2001. The Irish premiere took place at The Gate Theatre on April 24th, 2001.

Original Cast  
Kevin Eanna MacLiam
Dermot Stephen Brennan (1)
Joe Jim Norton
Production Team  
Director Conor McPherson
Designer Eileen Diss
Lighting Designer Mick Hughes
Technical Manager James McConnell
Production Manager Patrick Talbot
Stage Director Anne Layde
Assistant Stage Manager Kenneth Kelly (1)
Technician David Carpenter
Technician Brian Rudden
Associate Director Annabelle Comyn
Set Construction Scott Fleary Ltd.
Scenic Artist Chris Clarke
Wardrobe Supervisor Joy Gleeson
Wardrobe Supervisor Sinead Cuthbert
Wardrobe Assistant Rachel Doyle
Production Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Pre-production Photography John Haynes
Company Director Michael Colgan (1)
Company Deputy Director Marie Rooney
Company Deputy Director Anne Clarke

Published Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.