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The Voyage


  • Playwright

    Paula Meehan 

  • Notes

    A play for 10-12 year olds.

  • Synopsis

    The Voyage focuses on the experience of a group of emigrants on their way to America in the late 19th century. Ten year old Aine is a stowaway on a famine coffin ship. She tells stories to her friends and herself to overcome the hardship of the journey. Through her friendship with a family in steerage and the ship's ratcatcher, Aine explores her loss of home and family and celebrates her dreams of a new life.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Mark O'Brien (2)
Performer Eveanna O'Meara
Production Team  
Director Susie Kennedy
Designer Paul McCauley
Production Manager Caoimhin Corrigan

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original promotional material.