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The Nose


  • Playwright

    Tom Swift 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Nikolai Gogol

  • Author Notes

    Adaptation of the short story 'The Nose' by Nikolai Gogol.

  • Synopsis

    The story of a self-obsessed playboy who gets trapped in a surreal face-off with his own nose.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Madame Podtochina Sonya Kelly
Nurse Relkova Sonya Kelly
Policeman Conan Sweeny
Katarina Conan Sweeny
Clerk Stephen Swift
Surgeon Stephen Swift
Governor Rachkin Stephen Swift
Olga Lisa Lambe
Reporter Lisa Lambe
Praskovya Lisa Lambe
Major Kovalyov Aonghus Óg McAnally
Father Alan Howley
Ivan Alan Howley
Colonel Smirnov Alan Howley
Production Team  
Rigger Andy Firman
Director Jo Mangan
Set Designer Ciaran Bagnall
Lighting Designer Kevin Treacy
Costume Designer Sinead Cuthbert
Costume Designer Therese McKeown
Costume Assistant Liv Monaghan
Choreographer Nanette Kincaid
Music and Sound by Jack Cawley
Produced by Kelly Phelan
Production Co-ordinator Irene O'Mara
Assistant Stage Manager Rory Musgrave
Sound Technician Ashley Dooley-Martin
Technician Seán McCormack
Technician Hugh Roche-Kelly
Technician Cloda O'Loughlin
Performance Manager Kate Ferris
Production Assistant Louise Lowe
Wardrobe Supervisor Tara Robinson
Wardrobe Assistant Nicola Parsons
Lighting Technician Eoin McNinch
Photography Colm Hogan
Publicity Gerry Lundberg
Make-Up Lorraine McCrann
Wigs by Pat McDevitt
Hair by Karen Culleton

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