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The New Electric Ballroom


  • Playwright

    Enda Walsh 

  • Setting

    Remote fishing village, Ireland

  • Synopsis

    Trapped in the years that have passed since their halcyon days at The New Electric Ballroom, three sisters in a remote fishing village are still obsessed by darker memories of something resembling romance.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


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Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    14 July 2008

  • Producer

    Produced by Druid

  • Original Venue

    The Mick Lally Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    First performed on the 30 September 2004 in the Kammerspiele Theatre, Munich. The dates and information refer to its Irish premiere.

Original Cast  
Patsy Mikel Murfi
Ada Catherine Walsh (1)
Breda Rosaleen Linehan
Clara Valerie Lilley
Production Team  
Director Enda Walsh
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Costume Designer Sabine Dargent
Production Manager Eamonn Fox
Technical Manager Barry O'Brien
Stage Director Lee Davis
Assistant Stage Manager Colm O'Callaghan
Company Stage Manager Sarah Lynch
Costume Supervisor Doreen McKenna (1)
Graphic Design Bite! Associates
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Production Photography Keith Pattison
Designer Sabine Dargent
Publicity Kate Bowe (Bowe Communications)
Make-Up Val Sherlock
Carpenter Gus Dewar
Carpenter Tony Cording
Wigs by Val Sherlock

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Source Of Information

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