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The Man with the Flower in his Mouth

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Luigi Pirandello 

  • Author Notes

    A version by Frank McGuinness of the original play by Pirandello.

  • Synopsis

    The Man with the Flowers in his Mouth centres on a man who is killing time in an all-night cafe on Christmas Eve. He becomes involved in a conversation with a stranger which has life or death consequences.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    08 February 1993

  • Production Notes

    Originally presented as part of a lunchtime double-bill with 'The Stronger', adapted by Frank McGuinness from August Strinberg (listed separately).

  • Producer

    Produced by Project Arts Centre

  • Original Venue

    Bewley's Café Theatre

Original Cast  
Man Gerard Byrne
Traveller Frank McCusker
Wife Tara Quirke
Production Team  
Director Judy Friel
Designer Marcus Collier
Producer Fiach Mac Conghail
Costume Designer Leonore McDonagh
General Manager Tom Coghlan
Composer Columb Farrelly
Production Manager Marcus Collier
Stage Manager Annette Murphy
PR Madeline Boughton

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from press information held in the Project archive.