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  • Playwright

    Enda Walsh 

  • Synopsis

    What I saw outside the window, kept me from sleeping. In a waiting room, inside a tower, Isla waits for her number to be called. A young woman finally understands her fate. And a young man faces a stark decision.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Voice Helen Norton
Voice Olwen Fouéré
Voice Stephen Rea
Young Man Hugh O'Conor
Voice Eanna Breathnach
Isla Charlie Murphy
Young Woman Oona Doherty
Production Team  
Director Enda Walsh
Designer Jamie Vartan
Producer Paul Fahy
Lighting Designer Adam Silverman
Producer Anne Clarke
Sound Designer Helen Atkinson
Choreographer Emma Martin
Composer Teho Teardo
Technical Manager Colm Robinson
Production Manager Eamonn Fox
Deputy Production Manager Aidan Wallace
Stage Director Fiona Kennedy
Deputy Sound Designer Mike Nestor
Assistant Stage Manager Sophie Flynn
Technician Richard Lambert
Props Supervisor Lizzie Chapman
Sound Operator Keeva O'Shea
Stage Carpenter Marcus Molloy
Stage Carpenter Richard Curwood
Stage Carpenter Paul Holloway
Scenic Artist Dymphna Tate
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Costume Supervisor Monica Ennis
Publicist Gwen O'Sullivan
Publicist Sinead O'Doherty
Graphic Design Gareth Jones
Photography Colm Hogan
Hair & Make-Up Caroline McCurdy
Video Designer Jack Phelan

Published Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

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