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Small Box Psychosis


  • Playwright

    Barry McKinley 

  • Synopsis

    A lawyer takes an elevator to his 14th-floor apartment in New York. Charlie, the elevator operator, stops the elevator between floors and forces the lawyer to change clothes with him at gunpoint.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    31 August 1992

  • Production Notes

    Small Box Psychosis was originally presented alongside 'Time's Up' by Carmel Winters and Patrick McCabe and 'Personal Ad' by Paul Ryan (both listed separately) as part of 'Encounters 3, A Season of New Irish Writing'.
  • Producer

    Produced by Focus Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Focus Theatre

Original Cast  
Performer Ger Carey
Performer Luke Hayden
Performer Sean Treacy
Production Team  
Director Bairbre NĂ­ Chaoimh
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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the promotional flyer for the original production, contained in Deirdre O'Connell's papers at the National Library of Ireland.