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Krieg

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Liam Lynch 

  • Synopsis

    Krieg tells of one man's experience of mental illness and the humiliation and degradation he encounters within the hospital system. The title come from the German word for war, to reflect how a mentally ill person is often at war with themselves, their family and with society in general.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    13

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Tex David Heap
Dr Maclean David Heap
Jenny Máire Hastings
Nubber Vincent McCabe
Sullivan Vincent McCabe
Lucy Kate Thompson
Nurse Kate Thompson
Bossman Gerry O'Brien (1)
Burke Gerry O'Brien (1)
Patrick Malcolm Douglas
Jet Ciaran Hinds
Angie Virginia Cole
Patient Virginia Cole
Patient Derek Lord
Wilson Derek Lord
Ted Liam de Staic
Nurse Hare Liam de Staic
Queenie Liam de Staic
Production Team  
Director Patrick Mason
Designer Frank Conway
Designer Joanna Taylor
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray
Stage Manager Barbara Bradshaw
Stage Manager Brian Power
Stage Manager Paula Fitzmaurice

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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