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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Aristophanes 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted by Smock Alley from Aristophanes 'The Thesmophoriazusae', also known as 'The Poet and the Woman'.

  • Synopsis

    A comedy about a man in drag infiltrating a women-only gathering, the nature of which is a closely guarded secret.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Agathon David Heap
Xenylla David Heap
Magistrate David Heap
Servant Olwen Fouéré
Lysilla Kate Thompson
Euripides Derek Chapman
Sostrate Derek Chapman
Philista Derek Chapman
Mnesilochus Gerard Walsh
The Woman from Acharnae Malcolm Douglas
Cleisthenes Malcolm Douglas
Sythian Malcolm Douglas
Timoclea Susie Kennedy
Production Team  
Designer Monica Frawley
Musical Director Eithne Tinney
Special Effects Gabby Dowling
Production Manager Jim Doran (1)
Props Master Gabby Dowling

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was taken from the 1985 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.