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Big Mom


  • Playwright

    Ferdia Mac Anna 

  • Synopsis

    Cassie O'Leary, one-time Country and Western singing star, mounts a comeback. Her family rally around for this special comeback performance.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Cassie O'Leary Eileen Colgan
Emer Jasmine Russell
Ken Des Nealon
Priest Martin Maguire (2)
Jim Martin Maguire (2)
Dommo Morgan Jones
Molly Fiona Mac Anna
Aisling Miriam Delahunt
Production Team  
Director Patrick Sutton
Designer Liz Cullinane
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Choreographer Geri O'Kelly
Composer Ronan Johnston
Production Manager Pat Byrne
Stage Manager Marcus MacConghail
Assistant Stage Manager Ronan Ó Muirgheasa
Lighting Operator Maeve Laverty
Sound Operator Maeve Laverty
Wardrobe Audrey Querney
Costume Construction Marie Tierney
PR Madeline Boughton
Programme Design Val Mercier
Poster Designer Steve Averill
Photography Amelia Stein

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

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