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Manus and the Mighty Dragon

A Play in Two Acts


  • Playwright

    Seán Walsh 

  • Author Notes

    With Music and Lyrics by Mary Walsh.
  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Storyteller Eileen Colgan
The Dragon Se Phelan
Sibby Deirdre Morris
The Dragon Ronan Patterson
Dall Glic Philip O'Sullivan
Fintan the Astrologer Micheál Ó Briain
Aunt Nellie Máire Ní Ghráinne
Nurse Kathleen Barrington
Queen Paul Murphy
Princess Nuala Martina Stanley
Aunt Aggie Fiona Mac Anna
The King Stephen Brennan (1)
King Manus Fedelma Cullen
Lord of the Marshes Ingrid Craigie
Taig Macdara Ó Fátharta
Production Team  
Director Derek Chapman
Designer Maebh Browne
Lighting Tony Wakefield
Sound Kevin Mullery
Music by Mary Walsh(2)
Director's Assistant Ronan Patterson
Stage Director Robert Dwyer-Joyce
Stage Manager John Kells
Assistant Stage Manager Fiona Mac Anna
Props Master Sharon O'Doherty
Set Construction Martin Woods
Set Construction John Kells
Scenic Artist Eddie Doyle(1)
Prop Maker Terry O'Toole
Music performed by Paul Egan

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

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Source Of Information

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