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Beyond the Brooklyn Sky


  • Playwright

    Michael Hilliard Mulcahy 

  • Setting

    Brandon, Co Kerry in the present (2012).

  • Synopsis

    A group of friends re-unite after 20 years. The last time they were all together was in New York. Some of them remained abroad, some returned to settle at home. They talk about the ambitions they had, if any of them were fulfilled, what effect the intervening years have had on them and what the future might hold.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    25 September 2012

  • Producer

    Produced by Red Kettle Theatre Company In association with Garter Lane Arts Centre

  • Original Venue

    Garter Lane Arts Centre

  • Venue Notes

    Opened at Garter Lane, Waterford and then played at the Civic Theatre, Tallaght; DraĆ­ocht, Blanchardstown; the Pavillion, Dun Laoghaire and Axis, Ballymun as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival 2012.

Original Cast  
Josie Catherine Walsh (1)
Jaimsie Vincent McCabe
Mags Sorcha Fox
Greg Malachy McKenna
Jack Jaimie Carswell
Shannon Liz Fitzgibbon
Brendy Aidan Dooley
Production Team  
Director Peter Sheridan
Set Designer Ben Hennessy
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Producer John O Connell
Costume Designer Kate Moylan
Sound Designer Joe Harney
Assistant Director Paddy O'Dwyer
Production Manager Marie Tierney
Stage Management Jamie Roche
Stage Management Mags Mulvey
Stage Manager Lisa Krugel
Set Construction Jim & Davy Whelan
Scenic Artist Alexi Splini
Stage Crew Richie Power
Lighting Technician Richard Collins
Graphic Design Shane Gavin
Photography Murt Mulcahy
Production Photography Ciaran Conneely
Transport Mike Bourke
Front of House Manager Bernie Daly

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Lisa Richards Agency

  • Address

    108 Upper Leeson Street
    Dublin 4
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 637 5000

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.