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Nightshade

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Stewart Parker 

  • Synopsis

    Quinn is an undertaker and part-time magician. Nightshade compares the mechanical efficiency of his dealing with death in society with his inability to deal with personal bereavement.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Girl Employee Joan Sheehy
Vincent Kane Niall O'Brien(1)
Quinn T.P. McKenna
Miss Gault Maureen Toal
Dr. Dempster Kate Flynn
The Dean Michael Duffy
Vance Colm Meaney
Albert Bell Geoff Golden
Delia Lise-Ann McLaughlin
Male Employee Condy Conarian
Production Team  
Director Chris Parr
Designer Bronwen Casson
Lighting Tony Wakefield
Sound Nuala Golden
Choreographer Bernie Keogh
Fight Director Pat Whelan
Director's Assistant Ben Barnes
Design Assistant Raymond Ball
Production Manager Brian Collins
Stage Director Bill Hay
Stage Manager John Kells
Assistant Stage Manager Paul Moore (2)
Set Construction Peter Rose
Wardrobe Supervisor Anne Cave
Wardrobe Assistant Lily Norton
Wardrobe Assistant Kitty Casey
Wardrobe Assistant Christine Fenning

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Stewart Parker Plays 1

  • Year

    2000

  • 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

    0413743403

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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.