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McCool XXL

The Original Rock Legend


  • Playwright

    Paul Boyd (2) 

  • Synopsis

    The story of Irish hero and mythological wild-child Finn McCool and his meteoric rise from abandoned baby to Ireland's first superstar.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Hag Mary McNally
Aoife Mary McNally
Muirne Brenda Brooks
Woman of the Shee Brenda Brooks
Finn Kevin Hynes
Goll John Ryan (1)
Finnegas John Ryan (1)
Hag Rachel Tucker
Woman of the Shee Rachel Tucker
The Grieving Mother Rachel Tucker
Production Team  
Director Zoƫ Seaton
Lighting Designer Mike Borgia
Costume Designer Elish Hogg
Sound Designer Patrick Dalgety
Choreographer Sarah Johnston
General Manager Mike Blair
Musical Director Paul Boyd (2)
Illusions Designer Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney
Artistic Advisor Paula McFetridge
Production Manager Mike Borgia
Technical Manager Guy Barriscale
Stage Manager Eibhlin de Barra
Technical Stage Manager James C. McFetridge
Deputy Stage Manager Tracey Haddock
Props Master Anna Donovan
Technician Mick Draine
Scenic Artist Anna Donovan
Illusions Builder Paul Gomac
Photography Peter Nash
Outreach Officer Karen O'Farrell
Development Manager Bernie McGill
Administrator Louise Rossington
Film Maker Mark Hill (2)
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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Paul Boyd Music

  • Address

    100 Loopland Drive
    Belfast, BT6 9DX
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 90502235

  • Email


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Source Of Information

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