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Cathal Buí

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Ryan  Lisa McGee  Gearóid Ó Cairealláin 

  • Synopsis

    Based on the historical 17th Century character, Cathal Bui – a rakish poet, this play is set in an amateur drama club whose leading actor is ‘devoted to the grape’ and too fond of losing money on the horses and his Director who is despairing of ever having a complete rehearsal with a full cast before the Opening Night in two days time.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    03 July 2000

  • Producer

    Produced by Aisling Ghéar

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Halla an Phobail, Béal Cú, Fear Manach

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Léiríodh an dráma seo le linn Fhéile Chathail Buí.

Original Cast  
Bean Mhag Uidhir Mary Ryan
Mag Uidhir Gearóid Ó Cairealláin
An Sagart Seán Mac Seáin
Cathal Buí Pilib Mac Cathmhaoil
Múinteoir Nollaig Mac Aoidh
Production Team  
Director Nollaig Mac Aoidh

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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

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