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SIOBHAN

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Ger FitzGibbon 

  • Setting

    Set in an upstairs room of a private house which is now used for university offices.

  • Synopsis

    Siobhan, a university student who is clearly having difficulties of a rather undefined kind - she is shy, introverted, both dreamy and literal-minded, depressed. She has come to meet a lecturer who, due to complications in her own life, is not there. Other students arrive and depart. Siobhan waits in gathering darkness, the lecturer arrives and they talk, but although we - the audience - begin to piece together the hidden stories of these two women, they somehow collide off each other without ever understanding each other. When Siobhan leaves, we have a strong sense of the possibility of impending suicide.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Performer Barry Bourke
Performer Ann Callanan
Performer Valerie Coogan
Production Team  
Director Ida McSweeney

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Micheline Steinberg Playwrights

  • Address

    409 Triumph House, 187-191 Regent Street
    London W1R 7WF
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4383

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4384

  • Email

    steinplays@aol.com

  • Contact

    Micheline Steinberg Playwrights

  • Address

    409 Triumph House, 187-191 Regent Street
    London W1R 7WF
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4383

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4384

  • Email

    steinplays@aol.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Micheline Steinberg Playwrights

  • Address

    409 Triumph House, 187-191 Regent Street
    London W1R 7WF
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4383

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4384

  • Email

    steinplays@aol.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the promotional material for Cork Theatre Company's 1984 Summer Season.