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Beds

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Anne Hartigan 

  • Synopsis

    Beds uses mime, dance, speech, drama and music to evoke the flow of life through birth, marriage, lovemaking and death, creating rituals of daily life as movements to and from the stillness of the bed.

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    27 September 1982

  • Producer

    Produced by Moveable Feast In association with Dublin Theatre Festival

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at the Damer Hall, Dublin.

Original Cast  
Performer Al McKenna
Performer Sean Campion
Performer Padraig Murray
Performer Sarah Carroll
Performer Daire Brehan
Performer Una Clancy
Performer Michael Cosgrove
Production Team  
Director Robert Gordon
Lighting Designer Hugo Arnold
Costumes Jacqueline Young
Music by Eibhlis Farrell
Percussion Hugh le Marquand
Production Manager Rosemary Valentine
Stage Manager Sean Campion
PR Marianne Hartigan
Graphic Design Jeremy Leland

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Elizabeth Hartigan

  • Address

    2 Prebend Gardens
    London W4 1TW
    England

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Elizabeth Hartigan

  • Address

    2 Prebend Gardens
    London W4 1TW
    England

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from the 1982 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.