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  • Playwright

    Veronica Coburn 

  • Notes

    A show for 6-10 year olds.

  • Synopsis

    Blowfish is performed by a group of buffoons, other-worldly beings with big bellies and big bums. Buffoons travel in packs and aren't very good at being individuals. Using seven colours of the rainbow, Blowfish evokes the passions and struggles that come with an individual trying to find his/her place within the collective.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    01 October 2002

  • Production Notes

    A Barabbas work produced by the Ark in association with the Dublin Theatre Festival.
  • Producer

    Produced by The Ark In association with Dublin Theatre Festival and Barabbas

  • Original Venue

    The Ark

Original Cast  
Performer Ruth Lehane
Performer Amy Conroy
Performer Michael O'Reilly
Performer Karen Scully
Performer Niamh McGrath
Production Team  
Director Veronica Coburn
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Producer Prajnagita (previously known as Elena Gamble)
Producer Mags Walsh
Costume Designer Kathy Kavanagh
Sound Designer Debra Salem
Technical Manager Mark Rooney
Stage Director Michael Higgins(1)
Props Master Caroline Bouguereau
Technical Assistant Michael Higgins(1)
Technical Assistant Henry Broekhoven
Set Construction Mark Rooney
Company Director Eric Fraad

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact


  • Address

    c/o Irish Theatre Institute
    17 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

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