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Human Child


  • Playwright

    Dan Colley 

  • Synopsis

    Lelia, an unruly child, follows a strange song to its source and finds herself in a fairy land inspired by Irish folklore and WB Yeats's 'The Stolen Child'.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Megan Riordan
Performer Manus Halligan
Lelia Aoife Leonard
Performer John Doran
Production Team  
Director Dan Colley
Costume Designer Liadain Kaminska Ní Bhraonáin
Set & Lighting Designer Zia Bergin-Holly
Composer Tom Lane
Assistant Director Stephen Quinn
Puppet Master Aaron Heffernan
Production Manager Eoin Lennon
Dramaturg Eoghan Quinn
Illustrator Jody Barker-Rockett
Carpenter Colm McNally
Co-Producer Jack Gleeson
Co-Producer Matthew Smyth

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

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