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Rock Doves


  • Playwright

    Marie Jones (1) 

  • Synopsis

    Rock Doves centres around four characters as they try to navigate the 'new' Northern Ireland — Knacker, a homeless squatter; Bella, an aging prostitute; Lillian, a middle-aged transvestite; and a teenager who still believes he is fighting the war.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    16 September 2007

  • Production Notes

    Produced by the Irish Arts Centre, in association with Georganne Alrich Heller and Anita Waxman.
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed at the Irish Arts Centre, 553 West 51st Street New York.

Original Cast  
Bella Natalie Brown
The Boy Johnny Hopkins
Knacker Marty Maguire
Production Team  
Director Ian McElhinney
Set Designer Charlie Corcoran
Lighting Designer Daniel Meeker
Producer Georganne Aldrich Heller
Costume Designer Chris Rumery
Music Composed by Brian O'Neill
Executive Producer Aidan Connolly
Associate Producer Pauline Turley

Rights Information

Source Of Information

Th information for this entry was taken from material published by the Irish Arts Center.