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Damhsa ag Lughnasa

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Gearóid Ó Cairealláin  Dónal Mac Giolla Chóill 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Brian Friel 

  • Author Notes

    Aistrithe ó 'Dancing at Lughnasa'.

  • Setting

    Dún na nGall (1936).

  • Synopsis

    Set in Donegal in 1936, during Ireland's change from an agrarian to a more industrial economy, Brian Friel's haunting ensemble drama of five sisters and their priest brother reveals the economic, social, and religious pressures in the rural community of Ballybeg on the eve of the harvest festival of Lughnasa.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jack Niall Cusack
Maggie Eileen McCloskey
Cáit Mary Ryan
Chris Susie Lamb
Agnes Dearbhla Hannigan
Mícheál Hughie McGarvey
Gasúr Hughie McGarvey
Rose Josie Ní Chnáimhsí
Production Team  
Director Bríd Ó Gallchóir
Set Designer Sabine Dargent
Lighting Designer Conleth White

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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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