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  • Playwright

    Dick Walsh 

  • Synopsis

    Marya is a woman really struggling with today. She lives in a house with her father. He is getting old. She is getting old. He's a pain in the hole. Her thighbone is decaying. She's got no job, or even the prospect of a job. Then a local man done good comes to tell them about his position in Brussels.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    4 characters are named in script; the original production featured two additional non-speaking performers

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    27 September 2015

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2015.
  • Producer

    Produced by Pan Pan

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

Original Cast  
Katie Not available
Marya Annabell Rickerby
Father Des Nealon
Doug Dick Walsh
Performer Grainne Hallahan
Performer Daphne Oikonomopoulou
Production Team  
Director Gavin Quinn
Producer Aoife White
Costume Designer Grace O'Hara
Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Set & Lighting Designer Aedin Cosgrove
Assistant Designer Gemma McGuinness
Production Manager Rob Usher (1)
Stage Manager Aaron Kennedy
Dramaturg Simon Doyle
Associate Director Maeve Stone
Photography Ros Kavanagh

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Dick Walsh

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)85 716 2605

  • Email


Source Of Information

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