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The Revenger's Tragedy


  • Playwright

    Mike Finn 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Thomas Middleton

  • Setting

    Limerick City, the present day (2009)

  • Synopsis

    A new adaptation of Middleton's classic drama in which the action is transposed to contemporary gangland Limerick.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The original production featured some cast-doubling.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    09 November 2009

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of the Limerick Theatre Hub.
  • Producer

    Co-produced by Belltable and Bottom Dog Theatre Company

  • Original Venue


  • Venue Notes

    First staged at Belltable Offsite@36 Cecil Street, Limerick.

Original Cast  
Vinny Liam O'Brien
Lucky Pat Ryan
The Duke Pascal Scott
Junior Dorothy Cotter
Cat Dorothy Cotter
Geraldine Gene Rooney
Duchess Gene Rooney
Spaz Aidan Crowe
Production Team  
Director Myles Breen
Designer Emma Fisher
Lighting Dave O'Brien (1)
Music by Stephen Ryan (3)
Production Manager Mike Bourke
Stage Manager Amy Burke

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mike Finn

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the company website.