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Jonah

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

  • Author Notes

    Conceived by Mike Leahy and Dermot Quinn.

  • Synopsis

    In 1819 the whaling ship Essex left Nantucket. She never returned. The hunters became the hunted. Those who survived were transformed, in this story of the sea and survival.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    02 November 2003

  • Producer

    Produced by Spraoi

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Premiered at the SpraoĆ­ Studios.

Original Cast  
Ship's Crew Jim Meagher
Captain Pollard Joe Meagher (1)
Owen Coffin James Whelan
Charles Ramsdale Andrew Holden
Ship's Crew Colm Donnelly
Ship's Crew Christopher Dunne
Ship's Crew Colm Dunne
Ship's Crew Adam Wallace
Production Team  
Director Liam Meagher
Designer Dermot Quinn
Designer Mike Leahy
Costume Designer Clare Horgan
Music by Jamie Beamish
Cinematographer Katie McCarthy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Not Available

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production flyer and press release.