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Molly Sweeney

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brian Friel 

  • Synopsis

    Molly Sweeney tells the story of a woman who has the chance to regain her sight after being blind. Through a series of interconnected monologues we follow Molly's journey from darkness into light, as she lies in her hospital bed, attended by her husband and her eye surgeon.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Molly Sweeney Catherine Byrne
Frank Sweeney Mark Lambert
Mr. Rice T.P. McKenna
Production Team  
Director Brian Friel
Set Designer Joe Vanek
Lighting Designer Mick Hughes
Costume Designer Joan Bergin
Sound Edward Walsh
Music by Arty McGlynn
Music by Nollaig Casey
Assistant Director Bairbre Ní Chaoimh
Production Manager Ken Hartnett
Stage Director Lita O'Connell
Deputy Stage Manager Arnold Fanning
Set Construction Arena Construction
Stage Carpenter Liam Pawley
Scenic Artist Irene O'Brien
Scenic Artist Chris Clarke
Wardrobe Supervisor Joy Gleeson
Chief Electrician James McConnell
Tailor Louis Copeland
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Company Director Michael Colgan (1)
Company Deputy Director Marie Rooney
Company Deputy Director Anne Clarke

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in French as

  • Title

    Molly S.

  • Year

    1999

  • Published By

    Actes Sud-Papiers

  • Address

    France

  • RRP

    €9.15

  • ISBN

    2742704418

  • Published in Portuguese as

  • Title

    Molly Sweeney

  • Translated by

    Paulo Eduarto Carvalho

  • Published By

    Edições Colibri

  • Address

    Apartado 42.001
    Telheiras 1601-801
    Lisboa
    Portugal

  • Phone

    351 21 796 40 38

  • Email

    colibri@edi-colibri.pt

  • Website

    http://www.edi-colibri.pt/

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

    www.theagency.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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