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To Be Queen


  • Playwright

    Irma Grothuis 

  • Synopsis

    In a re-working of the classical fairytale, To Be Queen tells the story of a young woman whose mother makes a pact with an evil dwarf to ensure that her daughter becomes queen. When the girl is forced to move in with the dwarf and his six brothers, the mother is not the only one to suffer from the arrangement.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Queen Sile Nic Chonaonaigh
Production Team  
Director Chris White
Set Designer Lian Bell
Lighting Designer Jerome Devitt
Sound Jerome Devitt
Sound Chris White
Production Manager Anthony Courtney
Stage Manager Victoria Hope
Assistant Stage Manager Tommy Lawrence

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Irma Grothuis

  • Email


Source Of Information

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