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The Trojan Women


  • Playwright

    Brendan Kennelly 

  • Adapted / Translated From


  • Author Notes

    A version of Euripides' original play.
  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The original production also featured one musician.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Musician Carole Nelson
Hecuba Cathy White
Poseidon Birdy Sweeney
Helen Ali White
Chorus Tina Kellegher
Pallas Athena Helene Montague
Andromache Pauline McLynn
Talthybius Martin Murphy
Cassandra Fionnuala Murphy
Menelaus Sean Kearns
Astynax Rossa O'Reilly
Production Team  
Director Lynne Parker
Designer Frank Conway
Lighting Designer Trevor Dawson
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Music by John Dunne (1)
Design Assistant Irene O'Brien
Stage Director Suzanne O'Halloran
Assistant Stage Manager Micil Ryan
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Costume Construction Carol Smith
Photography Amelia Stein
Singing Coach Helene Montague

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Brendan Kennelly

  • Address

    Trinity College
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

Source Of Information

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