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  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Synopsis

    Set in Ireland in the 16th century, Mutabilitie explores the area where myth meets and transforms reality and where the harshness of life is transmuted into hope by the chance meeting of a poet and a playwright.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    14 November 1997

  • Producer

    Produced by Royal National Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Royal National Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed on the Cottesloe stage.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Irish premiere was presented by Theatreworks at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin in 2000.

Original Cast  
Donal Sean Campion
Sweeney Gawn Grainger
Elizabeth Diana Hardcastle
Richard James Buller
William Anton Lesser
Edmund Patrick Malahide
The File Aisling O'Sullivan
Maeve Frances Tomelty
Niall Conor McDermottroe
Annas Alison McKenna
Hugh Peter Gowen
Ben Kevin Doyle
Production Team  
Designer Monica Frawley
Lighting Designer Andrew Bridge
Movement Director Jane Gibson
Music by Shaun Davey

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.