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The Chastitute

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John B. Keane 

  • Synopsis

    John Bosco McLaine is a chastitute, a bachelor farmer who is celibate by force of circumstance. This play tells of his many endeavours to find a mate.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    10

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Sylvester Brady David Byrne
Juleen McCoon Mary Ryan
Gentle Missionary Gerry Lundberg
Townie Gerry Lundberg
Father Kimmerley, PP Martin Dempsey
Cross Missionary Michael Grennell
Heather's Brother Michael Grennell
Julia Maria McDermottroe
Trudy Maria McDermottroe
Heather Maria McDermottroe
Aunt Jane Ronnie Masterson
John Bosco McLaine Dónall Farmer
Mickey Molly Cecil Sheehan
Waiter Ray Brennan
One-man Band Ray Brennan
Eva Kishock Sheila Flitton
Heather's Mother Sheila O'Sullivan
Suzanne Ann Sinnott
Production Team  
Director Barry Cassin
Designer Patrick Murray
Lighting Designer Tony Wakefield
Costumes Maeve Patterson
Choreographer Phil Taylor
Fight Director Laurence Foster
Technical Consultant John Costigan
Stage Manager Eileen Reynolds
Stage Manager Tom Burke
Assistant Stage Manager Ray Brennan
Assistant Stage Manager Tom Cuthbert
PR Gerry Lundberg
Company Artistic Director Phyllis Ryan

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Professional

  • Contact

    Mercier Press

  • Address

    Unit 3B, Oak House
    Bessboro Road, Blackrock
    Cork
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)21 4614700

  • Email

    info@mercierpress.ie

  • Website

    www.mercierpress.ie

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Amateur

  • Contact

    Drama League of Ireland

  • Address

    Mill Theatre
    Dundrum Town Centre
    Dundrum, Dublin 16
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 2969343

  • Email

    dli@eircom.net

  • Website

    www.dli.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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