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Lovers at Versailles

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Bernard Farrell 

  • Setting

    Present day, suburban Dublin.

  • Synopsis

    The play examines the plight of three women who are left behind when Stephen Sullivan suddenly dies. His wife, Clara, always suspected that Stephen had a hidden life. His daughter, Isobel, is determined to use every opportunity to move up the social ladder and Anna, Stephen’s favourite daughter, is now offered a second chance at happiness.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    12

  • Cast Notes

    Cast-doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
David Barry Barnes
Anna Tina Kellegher
Stephen Vincent McCabe
Various Characters Douglas Rankine
Clara Barbara Brennan
Stephanie Jeananne Crowley
Rita Gail Fitzpatrick
Various Characters Gail Fitzpatrick
Tony Keith McErlean
Isobel Renee Weldon
Various Characters Victoria King
Sandra Victoria King
Various Characters Louise Kiely
Various Characters Mick Mulcahy
Production Team  
Director Mark Lambert
Designer Joe Vanek
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Eddie Breslin
Fight Director Donal O'Farrell
Stage Director Audrey Hession
Assistant Stage Manager Maree Kearns
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Paul McCarthy (2)
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Programme Red Dog Design

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rosica Colin Ltd.

  • Address

    1 Clareville Grove Mews
    London SW7 5AH
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7370 1080

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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