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  • Playwright

    Ross Gaynor  Jane Madden 

  • Notes

    For ages 6-10

  • Synopsis

    Birdy is on a quest to put together the best band in the world. When singing is banned by evil overlord President Liz, Birdy hightails it out of town on a musical odyssey. With her pals Jazz Fusion Fox and the Teechno Turtle, will Birdy be able to save her hometown from a future without music?

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    15 September 2017

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Eccles Theatre Group as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach

  • Venue Notes

    Premiered on the Peacock stage.

Original Cast  
Performer Ciara Ivie
Performer Finbarr Doyle
Performer James Murphy (1)
Performer Roseanna Purcell
Production Team  
Director Davey Kelleher
Production Designer Nicola Zeidler
Production Designer Robert Nolan (2)
Costume Designer Mary Sheehan
Co-Producer Yvonne Ussher
Movement Assistant Bryan Burroughs
Sound Designer Dylan Tonge Jones

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jane Madden, Eccles Theatre Group

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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