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Black Wednesday


  • Playwright

    Gavin Kostick 

  • Setting

    Dublin, the present (2012).

  • Synopsis

    Danni relates the story of her young life in a disjointed monologue dealing with love, relationships, experimenting with drugs, getting into crime, her wheelchair-bound sister with MS who goes missing and the discovery of a dead body.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    10 September 2012

  • Production Notes

    Produced during the 2012 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 Fishamble: The New Play Company and Dublin Fringe Festival and Irish Theatre Institute

  • Original Venue

    Bewley's Café Theatre

Original Cast  
Recorded Voice Robbie O'Connor
Performer and Co-creator Dee Burke
Production Team  
Director Dan Colley
Producer Cathal McGuire
Sound Designer Wojciech Hupert
Choreographer Zara Starr
Stage Manager Caoimhe Regan
Assistant Stage Manager Ewa Senger
Assistant Stage Manager Kate Costello
Director/Mentor Jimmy Fay
Co-Producer Marketa Dowling
Co-Producer Róise Goan
Co-Producer Jane Daly
Co-Producer Siobhan Bourke
Co-Producer Emma Hannon

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

Material for this entry was taken from the company play programme.