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WUNDERKIND

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Darren Thornton 

  • Synopsis

    Seven months ago, Sean, a young Irish film maker, was on top the world. He was about to direct his first international feature film with a dazzling cast and a healthy budget. Last week he screened the film for his American producers and it didn't go well. They believe Sean's film needs a stronger identity to attract the interests of a US audience... Now, barred from the editing room, Sean sits alone in a hotel room in London, contemplating how he got here. He watches the new versions of his movie that the studio Fed Ex to his hotel room every morning. Each version moves further and further from Sean’s original vision. And as our hero watches his dreams disintegrate slowly, he begins to realise, he has to take action...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Notes

    In addition to the cast member listed, the production included video footage featuring 17 actors

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Sean Owen McDonnell
Production Team  
Director Darren Thornton
Set Designer Kieran McNulty
Producer Collette Farrell
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle
Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Production Manager Aidan Wallace
Stage Manager Jo Richards
Lighting Operator Sarah Jane Shiels
Sound Operator Susan Downey
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Crew James Coogan
Crew Saleh Raffine
Crew Lisa O'Mahony
Graphic Design Alphabet Soup
Publicity Gerry Lundberg
Trainee ASM Claire Lynch
AV operator Jack Phelan

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Calipo Theatre Company

  • Address

    Barlow House, Narrow West St.
    Drogheda
    Co. Louth
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)41 983 7455

  • Email

    info@calipo.ie

  • Website

    www.calipo.ie

  • Contact

    Calipo Theatre Company

  • Address

    Barlow House, Narrow West St.
    Drogheda
    Co. Louth
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)41 983 7455

  • Email

    info@calipo.ie

  • Website

    www.calipo.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Calipo Theatre Company

  • Address

    Barlow House, Narrow West St.
    Drogheda
    Co. Louth
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)41 983 7455

  • Email

    info@calipo.ie

  • Website

    www.calipo.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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