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The Waste Ground Party


  • Playwright

    Shaun Dunne 

  • Synopsis

    Gary is back home from college to confront age-old rivalries, bitter disputes and bin bags that just won't stop falling from the sky. As Gary and his friend Martin fight to find their place in the world, their mothers desperately search for meaning in a life that has already passed them by. Gary has a chance to get out; but will he take it?

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Tina Jasmine Russell
Bernie Ger Ryan
Denise Louise Lewis
Martin Lloyd Cooney
Gary Alan Mahon
The Corporation Worker Bryan O'Connell
Production Team  
Director Gerard Stembridge
Lighting Designer Eamon Fox
Sound Designer Ben Delaney
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Stage Manager Jean Hally
Assistant Stage Manager Sophie Flynn
Set & Costume Designer Niamh Lunny
Graphic Design Maeve Keane
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Photography Richard Gilligan
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock

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    The Waste Ground Party

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  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ

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    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

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