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The Playboy of the Western World

A new version

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Bisi Adigun  Roddy Doyle 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    John Millington (J.M.) Synge 

  • Synopsis

    In this new version set in West Dublin, Christy Mahon is Christopher Malomo, a well-educated refugee from Nigeria, on the run after he ‘killed’ his father with a pestle for pounding yams.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jimmy Joe Hanley
Pegeen Eileen Walsh
Philly Phelim Drew
Michael Liam Carney
Seán Laurence Kinlan
Malomo Olu Jacobs
Susan Aoife Duffin
Widow Quin Angeline Ball
Christopher Giles Terera
Sarah Kate Stanley Brennan
Honor Charlene Gleeson
Production Team  
Director Jimmy Fay
Set Designer Anthony Lamble
Lighting Designer Sinead Wallace
Costume Designer Catherine Fay
Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle
Fight Director Paul Burke
Deputy Stage Manager Stephen Dempsey
Assistant Stage Manager Orla Burke
Company Stage Manager Anne Layde
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth

RIGHTS INFORMATION

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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