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The Olive Tree


  • Playwright

    Katie O'Kelly 

  • Synopsis

    A rainy day in Dublin. A jaded supermarket employee rips a boycott sticker off a bottle of olive oil. And the Palestinian olive tree of history comes to life before her... A magic realist journey into the stories and struggles of Palestine, past, present and future.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    03 May 2016

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    The New Theatre

Original Cast  
Ash Katie O'Kelly
Production Team  
Director Davey Kelleher
Set Designer Davey Kelleher
Lighting Designer Cathy O'Carroll
Sound Designer Sinéad Diskin
Technician Cein Sookram

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

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