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Trad

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mark Doherty 

  • Synopsis

    Trad, a short but epic voyage, follows the relationship of a one hundred year old Irishman and his father, in a surreal comedy that looks at the value of tradition. Da, an ancient widower, berates his son Thomas for failing to provide a son to continue the family line. But Thomas has a secret, dating back seventy years to an unforgettable night of passion with Mary, that resulted in the very thing his Da is looking for…

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Father Frankie McCafferty
Priest David Pearse
Sal David Pearse
Son Peter Gowen
Musician Tony Byrne(3)
Musician Oisín McCauley
Production Team  
Director Mikel Murfi
Set Designer Paul Keogan
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costume Designer Margaret Linnane
Costume Assistant Beabhinn Pigeon
Music Composed by Jim Doherty
Production Manager Marie Breen
Stage Manager Paula Tierney
Photography Colm Hogan

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Six Contemporary Irish Plays: Eden, The Good Father, Tillsonberg, Hurricane, Take Me Away, Trad.

  • Edited by

    John Fairleigh

  • Year

    2006

  • Published By

    Methuen

  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

  • Website

    www.methuen.co.uk

  • ISBN

    0413772276

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TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Polish as

  • Title

    Tradycjnie - w opozycji: antologia mlodego dramatu irlandzkiego

  • Year

    2007

  • Published By

    Agencja Dramatu i Teatru

  • Address

    ul. Grójecka 186/124
    Warszawa, 02-390
    Poland

  • Email

    agencja.adit@qdnet.pl

  • Website

    www.adit.art.pl/

  • ISBN

    9788360699027

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Galway International Arts Festival

  • Address

    Black Box Theatre
    Dyke Road, Galway
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)91 509 700

  • Email

    info@giaf.ie

  • Website

    www.giaf.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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