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The Pursuit of Pleasure


  • Playwright

    Garry Hynes 

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    22 September 1977

  • Producer

    Produced by Druid

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    The Pursuit of Pleasure was performed at Fo' Castle, a space used by Druid Theatre Company before they became resident at their current home, Druid Lane Theatre.

Original Cast  
Performer Sean McGinley
Performer Marie Mullen
Performer Padraic Mulholland
Performer Paul O'Neill (2)
Performer Mary McGrath
Production Team  
Director Garry Hynes
Costume Assistant Madeline Small
Lyrics by Garry Hynes
Lyrics by Tom Cullivan
Music by Tom Cullivan
Musician Lily O'Dea
Set Construction Sean McGinley
Set Construction Padraic Mulholland
Costume Construction McInerney Maura

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact


  • Address

    Flood Street
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)91 568 660

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from information held in the Druid Archive at the National University of Ireland, Galway.