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Woyzeck in Winter


  • Playwright

    Conall Morrison  Stephen Clark 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Georg B├╝chner

  • Adapted From Notes

    Adapted by Conall Morrison from Büchner's Woyzeck and Schubert's Winterreise; lyrics by Stephen Clark, after Müller.

  • Notes

    The premiere production was dedicated to the memory of Stephen Clark (1961 - 2016). 

  • Synopsis

    A poor soldier earns extra money for his family through menial jobs and participation in bizarre medical experiments. Brutalised by society and consumed with jealousy, he is driven to the far side of alienation and despair – and finally to a desperate, violent act.

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  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    In the original production, cast doubling occurred.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Hurdy-Gurdy Man Rosaleen Linehan
Woyzeck Patrick O'Kane
Marie Camille O'Sullivan
Andres Shane O'Reilly
Sergeant Shane O'Reilly
Margret Susannah de Wrixon
Monkey Susannah de Wrixon
Second Journeyman Susannah de Wrixon
Grandmother Susannah de Wrixon
Kathe Susannah de Wrixon
Drum Major Peter Coonan
Barker Rory Nolan
Showman Rory Nolan
First Journeyman Rory Nolan
Karl Rory Nolan
Captain Stephen Brennan (1)
Doctor Barry McGovern
Pianist Conor Linehan
Production Team  
Director Conall Morrison
Musical Director/Pianist Conor Linehan
Set Designer Jamie Vartan
Costume Designer Joan O'Clery
Lighting Designer Ben Ormerod
Choreographer Liz Roche
Costume Supervisor Orla Long
Audio Engineer Mike Nestor
Assistant Director Ciara Fleming
Fight Director Donal O'Farrell
Lighting Programmer Anthony Arblaster
Hurdy Gurdy Recording Matthias Loebner
Set Construction Theatre Production Services (TPS)
Scaffold Made for Stage
Production Manager Eamonn Fox
Technical Manager Tom Rohan
Production Supervisor Frank Cummins
Stage Director Clare Howe
Stage Manager Sophie Flynn
Hair & Make-Up Carole Dunne
Mic Technician Keeva O'Shea
Scenic Artist Sandra Butler
Scenic Artist Jason McCaffrey
Electrician Sebastian Pizzaro
Electrician Colm Robinson
Electrician David Santiago
Carpenter Arthur Bell
Carpenter Brendan Finnerty
Carpenter Marcus Molloy
Carpenter Thierry Mulliez
Carpenter Padraig Ryan
Crew Darragh Cummins
Crew Matthew Fox
Crew Sean Kelley
Crew Richard Curwood
Producer Anne Clarke
Producer Paul Fahy
Associate Producer Sara Cregan
GIAF Chief Executive John Crumlish
Publicist Sinead O'Doherty
Photographer Hugh O'Conor
Photographer Alex Sapienza
Photographer Brid O'Donovan
Photographer Colm Hogan
Graphic Design Hilda Reid

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Tracy Elliston, Judy Daish Associates Ltd

  • Address

    2 St Charles Place
    London W10 6EG

  • Phone

    + 44 20 8964 8811

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Source Of Information

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