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One Star Away


  • Playwright

    Sean Moffatt 

  • Notes

    A play for primary school students.

  • Synopsis

    One Star Away examines how children cope with emotional problems and explores the opportunities of expressing themselves in stressful situations. The programme looks at the ways in which the real world of the child can be mediated through the world of stories.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Sam Cormac Costello
Mum Mary Ryan
Dad Martin Maguire (2)
Auntie Agnes Ailish Connolly
Production Team  
Director Patrick Sutton
Set Designer Carol Betera
Costume Designer Leonore McDonagh
Music by John Ryan
Tour Manager Pauline Donnelly
Stage Manager Pauline Donnelly
Graphic Design Kevin O'Neill
Education Officer Vincent Dempsey
Administrator Richard Seager

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Sean Moffatt

  • Email


Source Of Information

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