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  • Playwright

    Ulick O'Connor 

  • Notes

    Performed with two other Noh plays The Grand Inquisitor and Submarine under the umbrella title "Homage to Zeami."

  • Synopsis

    A retelling of the story of Deirdre in classical Noh form.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The original production also included a 5 strong Chorus and 2 musicians

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    02 October 1978

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of the Dublin International Theatre Festival.
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed at the Edmund Burke Theatre.

Original Cast  
Scholar Christopher Casson
Old Woman Geraldine Plunkett
Man of the Place Martin Dempsey
Chorus Cecil Allen
Chorus Orla Barry
Chorus Garrett Keogh
Chorus Seamus Newham
Chorus Ann Sinnott
Musician Ron Cooney
Musician Mel Mercier
Production Team  
Director James W. Flannery
Choreographer Sachiyo Ito
Composer A J Potter
Set, Costume & Mask Design Consolata Boyle

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Marsh Agency

  • Address

    11 Dover Street
    London W1S 4LJ

  • Phone

    + (44 ) 20 7399 2800

  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published play script.