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Saol i mBás Pháidí Joe

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mícheál Mac Cárthaigh 

  • Setting

    Faoin tuath in Éirinn.

  • Synopsis

    Páidí Joe comes down the tree of life, completely harmless and innocent. Beitsín takes it on herself to teach him the ways of the world. The River of Flames, the boundary between this world and the otherworld, is beckoning Páidí to cross. Paganism, violence, sex and symbolism are central to the play.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Beitsín Máire Hastings
Áirléid Bríd Ní Neachtain
Máirtín Joe Taylor
Ruairí Gerry McGrath
Búistéir Peadar Lamb
Páidí Joe Maurice O'Donoghue
Deisiceá Máire Ní Ghráinne
Seán Glugar Micheál Ó Briain
An File Colm Heffernan
Cigire Stáit Máire Ní Néill
Stoithí Macdara Ó Fátharta
Strainséir Seán Murphy
Production Team  
Director Brendan Ellis
Set Blaithin Sheerin
Lighting Leslie Scott
Musician Roger Doyle

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Saol i mBás Pháidí Joe

  • Year

    1992

  • Published By

    Cló Iar-Chonnachta

  • Address

    Cló Iar-Chonnachta
    Indreabhán, Conamara
    Co na Gaillimhe
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    353 91 593 307

  • Website

    www.cic.ie

  • ISBN

    ISBN 1 900693 41 0

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