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Off Plan

A new adaptation of The Oresteia


  • Playwright

    Simon Doyle 

  • Adapted / Translated From


  • Setting

    Ireland at the height of the property boom.

  • Synopsis

    We've built ten-bedroom mansions on our hillsides, put tarmac over our boglands, hooked up CCTV to our ironclad gates. We've burnt through the easy money and now we're reeling, searching for who we actually are. A modern Irish interpretation of Aeschylus' Oresteia.

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Agamemnon Anthony Brophy
Clytemnestra Emma McIvor
Electra Mary Murray
Aegisthus Gary Murphy (2)
Soldier Alan Howley
Orestes Paul Mallon
Cassandra Maebh Cheasty
Production Team  
Director Rachel West
Set Designer Alyson Cummins
Lighting Designer Sarah Jane Shiels
Producer Lara Hickey
Costume Designer Monica Ennis
Fight Director Paul Burke
Composer Judith Ring
Costume Construction Zana Balsiene
Production Manager Aidan Wallace
Stage Director Deirdre McClean
Stage Manager Clive Welsh
Set Construction Ian Thompson
Set Assistant Adrian Leake
Set Assistant Ronan Hussey
Set Assistant Darach Ó Ruairc
Wardrobe Samantha Meredith
Wardrobe Assistant Sinéad Lawlor
Wardrobe Assistant Nadia Rawy
Production Electrician Adrian Mullan
Lighting Crew Katherine Graham
Lighting Crew Barry Conway
Graphic Design Neon Palms
Armourer Patrick Condron
PR/Marketing Officer Layla O'Mara
Video Martin Rottenkolber
Hair & Make-Up Samantha Meredith
AV Operator Killian Waters
Intern Alisa Tretau

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

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    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

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    Broadstone, Dublin 7
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

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