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Gym Swim Party

Best Day Ever


  • Playwright

    Danielle Galligan  Gavin Kostick 

  • Synopsis

    In this take on the Trojan story set in contemporary Dublin, two competing gym chains go head to head to settle old scores and gain control of the market. But, when love crosses tribal lines, violence and vengeance gush across the city.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    12 September 2019

  • Production Notes

    Co-produced by Gym Swim Party (GSP) and the O'Reilly Theatre as part of Dublin Fringe Festival. 

  • Producer

    Co-produced by O'Reilly Theatre

  • Original Venue

    O'Reilly Theatre

Original Cast  
Lug John Doran
Clem Danielle Galligan
Cass Kate Gilmore
Ciara Katie Honan
Heff Snr Darragh Kelly
Chelle Clelia Murphy
Heff Jnr Eva O'Connor
Paris Robbie O'Connor
Aggy Ian Toner
Production Team  
Co-Director Eddie Kay
Co-Director Megan Kennedy
Co-Director Louise Lowe
Assistant Director Samantha Cade
Producer Lucy Ryan
Producer Rachel Bergin
Co-Producer Laura MacNaughton
O'Reilly Theatre Co-ordinator Aoife McCollum
Composer & Sound Designer Denis Clohessy
Set Designer Maree Kearns
Costume Designer Maree Kearns
Lighting Designer Aedin Cosgrove
Production Manager Lisa Mahony
Stage Manager Stephanie Ryan
Assistant Stage Manager Sue Crawford
Costume Supervisor Nicola Burke
Assistant Costume Designer Pai Treeratt
Assistant Lighting Designer Blue Hanley
Publicist Stephanie Dickenson
Promotional Photography & Design Ste Murray
Production Photography Futoshi Sakauchi

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme with additional information taken from the Dublin Fringe Festival programme.