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Elysium Nevada


  • Playwright

    Barry McKinley 

  • Setting

    A retirement home on the edge of the Mojave desert, the American West.

  • Synopsis

    Elysium Nevada is a retirement home perched on the edge of a vast and sweltering desert. Two residents get together to cynically reflect on life, youth and death. They are joined by a mysteriously silent woman, whose presence adds an entirely new dimension to the discussion.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Constance Ann Russell
Mike Ian Blackmore
Bob Steve Curran
Production Team  
Director Terry Byrne
Designer Kate Moylan
Lighting Designer Colm Maher

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

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