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Conversations on a Homecoming

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Tom Murphy (1) 

  • Setting

    A pub in a town in East Galway in the early seventies.

  • Notes

    Conversations on a Homecoming is a radical re-working of an earlier play, 'The White House', which was presented in the Abbey Theatre in 1972.

  • Synopsis

    Over a long drinking session in an East Galway pub a group of friends gather together after an absence of ten years. Faced with the changes the years have wrought, they begin a long process of self-discovery.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Michael Paul Brennan (1)
Anne Jane Brennan
Liam Ray McBride
Missus Pat Leavy
Tom Sean McGinley
Junior Maeliosa Stafford
Peggy Marie Mullen
Production Team  
Director Garry Hynes
Designer Frank Conway
Lighting Designer Barbara Bradshaw
Producer Jerome Hynes
Design Assistant Morag Bain
Production Manager John Ashton
Trainee Stage Manager Padraig O'Neill
Props Master Moya McHugh
Technician David Murphy (2)
Set Construction Padraig O'Neill
Set Construction Páraic Breathnach
PR Jerome Hynes
Poster Design Tom Taheny
Photography Mark Kilroy

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Tom Murphy Plays 2

  • Year

    1993

  • Published By

    Methuen

  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

  • Website

    www.methuen.co.uk

  • ISBN

    0413675602

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Alexandra Cann Representation

  • Address

    Box 116, 4 Montpelier Street
    London SW7 1EE
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0)7796954969

  • Email

    alex@alexandracann.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and additional material held in the Druid archives at the National University of Ireland, Galway.