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The Noble Call


  • Playwright

    Michael J. Harnett 

  • Setting

    A hospice in North Dublin.

  • Synopsis

    Da has had a terminal diagnosis, and his daughter Mona is on hand to help sort out his affairs and take instructions for his funeral arrangements. During these end-of-life conversations, a family secret is revealed, one that profoundly alters Mona's sense of her own identity.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    02 April 2019

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Allergy Theatre as part of the Five Lamps Arts Festival.  

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Presented at the Seán O'Casey Community Centre.

Original Cast  
Da Vincent McCabe
Mona Noni Stapleton
Production Team  
Director Elyn Friedrichs
Set Designer John O'Reilly (3)
Graphic Design Conor Gallagher
Photography Evan Doherty
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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Michael J. Harnett

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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