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A Murder of Crows


  • Playwright

    Mike Kenny 

  • Author Notes

    Written in collaboration with the the company.

  • Synopsis

    Set in a time of famine, 'A Murder of Crows' tells the story of two children’s journey from abandonment and fear to ultimate survival, as seen from the perspective of a chorus of raucous crows.

    A specially commissioned work, loosely based on the classic story of Hansel and Gretel.


  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The original production featured cast doubling.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Fiona McGeown
Performer Paul Curley
Performer Annette Flynn
Performer Sarah Kinlen
Performer Shane O'Reilly
Performer Conor Donelan
Production Team  
Director Philip Hardy
Set Designer Carol Betera
Lighting Designer Mark Galione
Costumes Harmless Creatures Costumes
Movement Director Sheila McCreevy
Composer Pól Brennan
Production Manager Vincent Dempsey
Stage Manager Steve Rider
Deputy Stage Manager Céire Hoey
Set Construction Andrew Clancy
Graphic Design Alé Mercado

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Barnstorm Theatre Company

  • Address

    Church Lane
    Co. Kilkenny
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)56 775 1266

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

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