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Tales from Ovid

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Michael Barker-Caven 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the original poetry collection by Ted Hughes.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    9

  • Cast Notes

    In the original production additional unspecified characters were played by members of the cast .

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jupiter Denis Conway
Tereus Denis Conway
Actaeon Paul Meade
Nurse Ruth Lehane
Minerva Ruth Lehane
Narcissus Peter Gaynor
Arachne Una Kavanagh
Diana Una Kavanagh
Echo Emma Colohan
Procne Emma Colohan
Myrrha Emma Colohan
Tiresias Gary Murphy
Cinyras Gary Murphy
Erisychthon Jude Sweeney
Juno Elizabeth Schwarz
Philomela Judith Roddy
Production Team  
Director Michael Barker-Caven
Set Designer Ferdia Murphy
Lighting Designer Ray Duffy
Costume Designer Sinead Cuthbert
Sound Designer Michael Barker-Caven
Assistant Costume Designer Therese McKeown
Company Manager Keith Troughton
Stage Manager Victoria Hope
Assistant Stage Manager Jenny Moran
Costume Construction Olivia Bridgeman

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Ouroboros Theatre (Ireland)

  • Address

    15 Harcourt Terrace
    Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 676 1950

  • Email

    info@ouroboros.ie

  • Website

    www.ouroboros.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Ouroboros Theatre (Ireland)

  • Address

    15 Harcourt Terrace
    Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 676 1950

  • Email

    info@ouroboros.ie

  • Website

    www.ouroboros.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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