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  • Playwright

    G.P. Gallivan 

  • Author Notes

    Production Script by Tomás MacAnna
  • Synopsis

    The story of John McCormack, the respected operatic tenor and one of the most successful recording artists of all time.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production


  • Production Notes

    Produced by Dublin City Theatre
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

Original Cast  
Sabatini Des Keogh
Adjudicator Vernon Hayden
Sir John Murray Scott Vernon Hayden
John McCormack Frank Patterson
Lily Lana McDonnell
The Older McCormack Brian McGrath
Tetrazzini Anna Manahan
Caruso Malcolm Douglas
Joyce Malcolm Douglas
Harty Malcolm Douglas
Recording Engineer Des Keogh
Hollywood Producer Des Keogh
Digges Des Keogh
Hammerstein Des Keogh
Reporter Vernon Hayden
Production Team  
Director Alan Simpson
Designer Bronwen Casson
Musical Director Eily O'Grady
Assistant Director Donald Taylor Black
Production Manager Val Griffin
Stage Director Brian Treacy
Assistant Stage Manager Joan Sheehy
Wardrobe Supervisor Sarah Cuffe

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

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Source Of Information

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