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The Chirpaun

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Tom MacIntyre 

  • Synopsis

    John Joe broods on his seventeen-year-old daughter's pregnancy, and who the father could be. Jacinta herself teases him with the identity of who has left her carrying 'the chirpaun'. In despair, John Joe turns to a hypnotist, hoping to find some release from the consuming anger.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
The Hitmatist(Dallan Devine) Pat Kinevane
Clodagh Pauline Hutton
John Joe Concannon Tom Hickey
GranPa Des Keogh
Boss-Man Bosco Hogan
Dolores Renee Weldon
Jacinta Eva Birthistle
Production Team  
Director Kathy McArdle
Designer Barbara Bradshaw
Lighting Stephen McManus
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave O'Brien (2)
Movement Director Finola Cronin
Stage Director John Stapleton
Assistant Stage Manager Brendan McLoughlin
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Amelia Stein
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Programme Designworks Graphics

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Jonathan Williams Literary Agency

  • Address

    Rosney Mews, Upper Glenageary Road
    Glenageary
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 280 3482

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jonathan Williams Literary Agency

  • Address

    Rosney Mews, Upper Glenageary Road
    Glenageary
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 280 3482

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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