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The Marble Madonna


  • Playwright

    Se├ín McCarthy 

  • Synopsis

    The Marble Madonna explores a love affair between Don, an experienced man, and Joan, a woman involved for the first time outside her marriage. Set against a background of religious constraints, the play explores the effects this affair has on the characters and their journey of self-discovery.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    04 August 1987

  • Producer

    Produced by Kite Productions

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Marble Madonna was originally produced in at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow in the mid 1980s. It was subsequently re-staged in Dublin as listed.

Original Cast  
Don Jim Bartley
Joan Mary McEvoy
Production Team  
Director Barry Cassin
Designer Barbara Bradshaw
Designer Brian Power
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Source Of Information

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