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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Philip Morgan 

  • Synopsis

    'Switch' involved the first live use in Ireland of the Fairlight Computer Music Instrument. The text is the internal monologue of a female switchboard operator who works "in a small room in a large building" whose day is spent "speaking down the wires".

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1983

  • Producer

    Produced by Operating Theatre

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed in the John Field Room at The National Concert Hall.

Original Cast  
Performer Olwen Fouéré
Musician Roger Doyle
Production Team  
Director Philip Morgan
Music Composed by Roger Doyle
Sound Engineer Roger Doyle

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Operating Theatre

  • Address

    Australia

  • Website

    www.operatingtheatre.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was supplied by a member of Operating Theatre.