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The Morning After the Life Before


  • Playwright

    Ann Blake (2) 

  • Synopsis

    On a groggy Sunday morning, May 24th 2015, as 62% of Ireland is #hungoverforequality, Ann gets a text from her brother which brings the reality of a new Ireland into sharp focus. “How’s the morning after the life before?” A personal tale and experience of Ireland before and after the referendum on Marriage Equality on May 22nd 2015, The Morning After the Life Before explores and attempts to answer the question in the text message.

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  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Ann Blake (2)
Performer Lucia Smyth
Production Team  
Director Paul Meade
Set Designer Norma Lowney
Costume Designer Marie Boylan
Lighting Designer Jay Kavanagh
Production Manager Mags O'Donoghue
Assistant Director/Stage Manager Shane Hickey-O'Mara

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

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