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The Stomping Ground


  • Playwright

    Loughlin Deegan 

  • Setting

    Tosser's Granny's House, Ennistymon, Co. Clare. The present.

  • Synopsis

    A group of university friends return to an old house in Ennistymon, Co. Clare to re-enact a 'mad' weekend they spent there the previous year. As the lads follow their own self-imposed rituals of drinking, dancing, shifting and carousing, the undiscussed truths of their former visit continue to haunt them.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Spud Alan King
Ann Janet Moran
Kathy Natalie Stringer
Kieran Brian Doherty
Kev Charlie Bonner
Des Eddie Tighe
Martin Paul Roe
Tosser Alan Smyth
Production Team  
Director Bairbre NĂ­ Chaoimh
Designer Ben Hennessy
Producer Liam Rellis
Lighting Designer Jim Daly
Costume Designer Mona Manahan
Production Manager Liam Rellis
Stage Manager Mary Boland
Sound Technician Dave Curran
Set Construction Jim Whelan
Scenic Artist Clare Scott
Scenic Artist Ben Hennessy
Scenic Artist Jessica Hultzen
Crew Richard Meagher
Crew Paul Browne
Lighting Technician Liam Meagher
Lighting Technician Marcus Quinlan
Lighting Technician Andrew Cummins
Lighting Technician Michael Oates
PR Mary Roche
Graphic Design Bite! Associates
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Poster Photography Jorg Koster
Advertising Paddy Greene
Carpenter Ger Rellis
Hair by Valerie Power
Hair by Mary Coppinger
Administrator Catherine Collins
Administrator Aine Sheil

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Source Of Information

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