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The Weir

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Conor McPherson 

  • Synopsis

    In a bar in rural Ireland, the landlord and three regulars attempt to spook a young woman who has recently arrived from Dublin. But as the conversation moves on it is Valerie who scares the men.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    04 July 1997

  • Producer

    Produced by The Royal Court Theatre

  • Original Venue

    The Royal Court Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the Upstairs theatre.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The original production subsequently toured to The Gate Theatre, Dublin.

Original Cast  
Valerie Lesley McGuire
Brendan Simon Wolfe
Jim Fred Ridgeway
Jack Ewan Hooper
Finbar John Stahl
Production Team  
Director Ian Rickson
Designer Rae Smith
Lighting Designer Paule Constable
Sound Designer Paul Arditti

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.