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Harrowed Land

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Emelie FitzGibbon 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from John Montague's 'The Rough Field'.

  • Synopsis

    At the height of the 'troubles' a writer returns to his childhood home where the past, both close and distant, shapes the landscape and the people. 'Harrowed Land' is based on John Montague's poem ,'The Rough Field', intertwined with his short story 'The Cry'.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    August 1982

  • Producer

    Produced by Cork Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Granary Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    When this play was produced the Granary Theatre was located at the Lee Maltings.

Original Cast  
Performer Eamon Maguire
Performer Peter FitzGerald
Performer Patrick Talbot
Performer Maurice O'Donoghue
Performer Mary Corkery
Performer Valerie Coogan
Production Team  
Director Emelie FitzGibbon
Designer Alice Maher

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Graffiti Theatre Company

  • Address

    Assumption Road
    Blackpool
    Co. Cork
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)21 439 7111

  • Email

    graffiti@eircom.net

  • Website

    www.graffiti.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was supplied by the author.