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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Maciek Reszczynski 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the original by Barry Vaughan.

  • Setting

    A pier projected into the sea.

  • Synopsis

    A heart transplant patient establishes a disturbing relationship with the stranger whom he believes to be the donor of his new heart. This proves damaging to his relationship with living people and leads to what they see as a tragic ending.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1986

  • Producer

    Produced by Theatre Unlimited

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at Kilkenny Castle.

Original Cast  
Stranger Peter Hanly
Ian Declan Finn
Another Mother Daire Brehan
Wife Alicia Kehoe
Mother Tricia Hickey-Townsend
Doctor Maria Curley
Production Team  
Director Maciek Reszczynski
Designer Helena Gorey

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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