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Mandragola

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Dónal Mac Giolla Chóill 

  • Author Notes

    Aistrithe ón dráma Iodálach le Niccoló Machiavelli.

  • Synopsis

    Callimaco, a handsome young devil has his heart set on a night of passion with Lucrezia, the wife of a stupid wealthy and impotent Florentine merchant - Nicia. Callimaco employs Liqurio, the manipulative move-puller, who sets about his task with cunning single-mindedness, calling on the services of the beautiful but frustrated wife’s mother, priest and husband in order to achieve the adulterous aim.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Sostrata Máire Hastings
Servant Noel McGee
Callimaco Ciarán Taylor
Lucrezia Sile Nic Chonaonaigh
Nicia Gearóid Ó Cairealláin
Ligurio Pádraig Ó Tuairisc
Fra Timotoo Seán Mac Seáin
Production Team  
Director Bríd Ó Gallchóir
Set Designer Clive Murphy
Lighting Designer Tim Feehily

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Aisling Ghéar

  • Address

    Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, 216 Falls Road
    Belfast BT12 6AH
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9020 8040

  • Email

    carrie.anne@aislingghear.com

  • Website

    www.aislingghear.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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