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The Snow Child


  • Playwright

    Deirdre Kinahan 

  • Synopsis

    The Snow Child is an adaptation of a Russian Fairytale which tells how an old couple befriend a snowchild who comes to life. However the Gods do not let everything run smoothly.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The actors double up in the roles of the children and the Gods. Life size puppets were used for the old couple.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Katie Jennifer Mooney
Fuar Jennifer Mooney
Liam Anthony Morris
Gaoithe Anthony Morris
Sneachta Tatiana Fillippo
The Snow Child Tatiana Fillippo
Production Team  
Director Padraic McIntyre
Designer Steve Neale
Costumes Helen Foy
Choreographer Olwen Grindley
Company Manager Mary Hanley

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