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Maisy Daly's Rainbow


  • Playwright

    Deirdre Kinahan 

  • Synopsis

    Johnny lives with his Spanish Mammy on the edge of Navan and delivers eggs to the townie’s doors. One morning he and his friend Jen discover a magnificent rainbow in the Doctor’s garden and Johnny vows to bring it home to his colourless cottage. He strikes a deal with local witch Maisy Daly and so begins a fantastical journey of self discovery.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Master Kane James Hosty
Mrs Hayes Diane O'Keeffe
Mammy Sorcha Fox
Jen Emma Meehan
Maisy Daly Clare Barrett (1)
Johnny Gus McDonagh
Production Team  
Director Veronica Coburn
Lighting Designer Mark Galione
Costume Assistant Elaine Chapman
Choreographer Muirne Bloomer
Music by Elaine Agnew
Company Manager Tracy Martin
Production Manager Adam Leigh
Stage Manager Amy Burke
Assistant Stage Manager Rachel O'Brien
Graphic Design Cronin Design
Photography Fionan O'Connell
Designer Kieran McNulty
Music performed by Paul Roe
Music performed by Brona Cahill
Music performed by Anne Marie Papin
Music performed by Annette Cleary
Marketing Aine Kiernan
Publicity Conleth Teevan
Props Andrew Clancy

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