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Carrie

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Wesley Burrowes  Michael Coffey 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    James Douglas 

  • Setting

    The action mostly takes place in and around hotel.

  • Synopsis

    A musical following the twists and turns of Carrie's life - a maid in a large Dublin Hotel, she's in love with the window cleaner. An American actress arrives with her actor-fiancé boyfriend(a scheming phoney) and the fun starts here.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    11

  • Cast Size Female

    15

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mary Laurie Morton
Heloise David Kelly (2)
Phil Kerrigan Ray McAnally
Dancer Bernie Keogh
Dancer Phil Cahill
Danny Dolan Milo O'Shea
Dodo Eileen Murphy
Various Female Roles Sheila Donald
Nellie Iris Lawler
Various Female Roles Rebecca Wilkinson
Elsie Moira Deady
Carrie Ann Nimmons
Valerie McLaine Hazel Yeomans
Hotel Manager Antone Condon
Dancer Gay Brophy
Dancer Thomas Carty
Dancer Rosette Devereux
Dancer Terry Haworth
Dancer Tony Howe
Dancer Mary Kimberly
Dancer David Moffat
Dancer Brian Payne
Dancer Helen Smith
Various Female Roles Fidelma Gildea
Various Female Roles Sara Latham
Various Female Roles Mary Meagher
Production Team  
Staging Norman Maen
Director Peter Collinson
Designer William McCrow
Lighting Charles Scott
Choreographer Norman Maen
Devisor Peter Collinson
Book and Lyrics Wesley Burrowes
Music by Michael Coffey
Musical Director Robert Murphy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Wesley Burrowes

  • Address

    Landsdowne,
    Church Road, Bray
    Co Wicklow
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 2868796

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Wesley Burrowes

  • Address

    Landsdowne,
    Church Road, Bray
    Co Wicklow
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 2868796

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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