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  • Playwright

    John McArdle 

  • Notes

    A play for 15-18 year olds.

  • Synopsis

    Performers is an exploration of the search for spiritual values in a post-modern world. While staying within the naturalistic mode, it explores in a metaphorical way the ideas of performance, ritual, religion and the image-making machinations of the media.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    16 September 1991

  • Producer

    Produced by TEAM Educational Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at Maryfield College, Glandore Road, Dublin 9 as part of a tour to schools.

Original Cast  
Linda Catherine Walsh (1)
Sam Christopher Glover
Fr. Patrick Michael McMonagle
Production Team  
Director Patrick Sutton
Set Designer Ben Hennessy
Costume Designer Marie Tierney
Choreographer Snaggy O'Sullivan
Composer John Dunne (1)
Production Manager Pauline Donnelly

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    John McArdle

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the teachers' information pack for the original production.