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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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The Midnight Door


  • Playwright

    Aodhán Madden 

  • Synopsis

    'The Midnight Door' is about two ageing alcoholics drying out in a psychiatric hospital. Their only sanctuary is their idealised past.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Rick Eamonn Hunt
Alec Des Cave
Nurse Maureen Toal
Gertie David Kelly (2)
Mr. B Ray McAnally
Heslin Nicholas Grennell
Maggie Marie Kean
Moody Liam Sweeney
Production Team  
Director Ben Barnes
Designer Frank Hallinan Flood
Lighting Leslie Scott
Sound Nuala Golden
Production Manager Brian Collins
Stage Director Ailish McBride
Stage Manager John Kells
Assistant Stage Manager Pauline Metcalfe
Props Master Stephen Molloy
Set Construction Peter Rose
Wardrobe Supervisor Anne Cave
Wardrobe Assistant Wendy Asher
Photography Fergus Bourke

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Gavin O'Sullivan

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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