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April Bright


  • Playwright

    Dermot Bolger 

  • Setting

    The play is set in a terraced house in Dublin.

  • Synopsis

    When newly-weds Sean and Anna move into a terraced house in Dublin, the lives of its previous owners and the tragedies that befell them continue to haunt the space.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Anna Byrne Sian Quill
Sean Healy Denis Conway
Eamon Bright Eamonn Hunt
April Bright Dawn Bradfield
The Caller Fedelma Cullen
Rosie Bright Eithne Woodcock
Kate Bright Máire Ní Ghráinne
Production Team  
Director David Byrne
Designer Monica Frawley
Lighting Designer Trevor Dawson
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave O'Brien (2)
Music by Gerard Grennell
Design Assistant Barbara Bradshaw
Stage Director Micil Ryan
Assistant Stage Manager Audrey Hession
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Graphic Design Irish Theatre Publications
Photography Amelia Stein

Published Scripts

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

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