Home | About | Contact Us

The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


Printer Friendly

The Pigeon in The Taj Mahal


  • Playwright

    Laoisa Sexton 

  • Setting

    The Taj Mahal Trailer Park, Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    In the West of Ireland, a lonely outsider is forced to live on an abandoned campsite on the barren outskirts of a seaside town. But late one night, when a lost bachelorette party discovers his caravan, he finds his whole existence challenged and his home life threatened. During this long night of reckoning, amongst the glitter and the grime, a battle for survival ensues, but in these few hours can tender love save us all?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling occurs.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    27 October 2016

  • Producer

    Produced by Irish Repertory Theatre New York

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre

Original Cast  
Eddie The Pigeon John Keating
Lolly Laoisa Sexton
Friday Laoisa Sexton
Crystal Chandelier Zoë Watkins
Aunty Rosie Zoë Watkins
Josie Johnny Hopkins
Production Team  
Director Alan Cox
Set Designer Charlie Corcoran
Costume Designer Martha Hally
Lighting Designer Michael O'Connor
Music & Sound Designer Ryan Rumery
Props Sven Henry Nelson
Production Stage Manager April Ann Kline
Assistant Stage Manager Elis C. Arroyo

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Irish Repertory Theatre New York

  • Address

    132 West 22nd Street, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10011

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

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