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  • Playwright

    Miriam Gallagher 

  • Setting

    Russia, 1820s

  • Synopsis

    Ehkaterina Karaminsova, a former pupil and lover of the great Irish pianist John Field, is writing an account of their time together when she is surprised by a visitor from Dublin, who would turn out to be the composer's father, Robert.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Pianist also required

Original Production

Original Cast  
Ehkaterina Karaminsova Caroline Lennon
Richard Field William Byrne
Pianist Neil Cooney
Production Team  
Director Eilis Mullan

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Fancy Footwork: Selected Plays by Miriam Gallagher

  • Year


  • Published By

    Society of Irish Playwrights

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • ISBN

    0-9538200 09

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