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Fight Night


  • Playwright

    Gavin Kostick 

  • Author Notes

    Co-conceived by Gavin Kostick and Aonghus Óg McAnally.

  • Synopsis

    A failed amateur boxer, living in his successful father's shadow, makes a determined final push for a phoenix-like rebirth to the big leagues.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    14 September 2010

  • Production Notes

    Produced during ABSOLUT Fringe as part of the 'Show in a Bag' season in association with ABSOLUT Fringe, Irish Theatre Institute and Fishamble: The New Play Company. Show in a Bag is an artist development initiative of Dublin Fringe Festival, Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute to resource theatre makers and actors.

  • Producer

    Co-produced by Irish Theatre Institute and Fishamble: The New Play Company and Dublin Fringe Festival

  • Original Venue

    Bewley's Café Theatre

Original Cast  
Performer Aonghus Óg McAnally
Production Team  
Director Bryan Burroughs
Consultant Director Raymond Keane
Lighting Designer Colm Maher
Costume Designer Lance Faucett
Associate Producer Brian McLarkey
Dramaturg Gavin Kostick
Boxing Coach Cathal Redmond
Boxing Coach Oisín Fagan

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rise Productions

  • Address

    70 Wendell Avenue, Portmarnock
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)87 641 8229

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and correspondance with the creative team.