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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Antoinette Duffy 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Oscar Wilde 

  • Author Notes

    Devised from the short story by Oscar Wilde.

  • Synopsis

    An artful clairvoyant tells Arthur that murder is written in his hand. True to the Victorian notion of social obligation, Arthur decides that he must commit the crime before marrying Sybil Merton whose name cannot be stained by her husband's misdemeanour. He therefore embarks on what he believes to be an heroic felony.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

  • Cast Notes

    Various unspecified roles are also played by the cast.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Baines Keith Willis
Sybil Maureen Collender
Lady Windermere Deirdre Kinahan
Mr Podgers John O'Reilly
Herr Winklekopf Robert Shaw
Lord Arthur Savile Vincent Brightling
Production Team  
Director Antoinette Duffy
Lighting Designer Maeve Wright
Sound Maeve Wright
Stage Manager Victoria Monkhouse
Stage Manager Kenneth Kelly (1)
Graphic Design Lorna Doyle

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Tall Tales Theatre Company

  • Address

    c/o Solstice Arts Centre
    Navan
    Co. Meath
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Tall Tales Theatre Company

  • Address

    c/o Solstice Arts Centre
    Navan
    Co. Meath
    Republic of Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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