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  • Playwright

    Arthur Riordan  Des Bishop 

  • Synopsis

    A dramatic comedy about two opium-addicted dreamers stuck in a Rising they can't get out of - It's Easter Week in Dublin in the year 1916, and the hearts of young men are set on freedom, liberty and the intravenous consumption of hard drugs.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Síle Simone Kirby
Capt. Carter Mal Whyte
David Arthur Riordan
Mrs. Synott Susan Fitzgerald
Sean Tadhg Murphy
Production Team  
Director Jimmy Fay
Set Designer Ferdia Murphy
Producer Sarah Ling
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Costume Designer Ferdia Murphy
Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle
Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Production Manager Des Kenny
Stage Manager Miriam Duffy
Assistant Stage Manager Catherine O'Connor (2)
Lighting Operator Karen Quigley
PR Zoetrope
Graphic Design smudge design
Photography Ros Kavanagh

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Lisa Richards Agency

  • Address

    108 Upper Leeson Street
    Dublin 4
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 637 5000

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

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