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Gadaí de Nollaig

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brídín Nic Dhonncha 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Tom Murphy (1) 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'The Thief of a Christmas'.

  • Setting

    Teach tábhairne agus siopa i sráidbhaile iargúlta in Éirinn sna 1930í.

  • Notes

    Tá baint dhlúth ag an dráma seo leis an gceann iomráiteach eile leis an údar céanna, Bailegangaire. Is léiriú é Gadaí de Nollaig [A Thief of a Christmas] ar an scéal a bhíonn á insint ina bhlúirí ag Mommo le linn Bailegangaire.

  • Synopsis

    After the Christmas market in Tuam everyone gathers in John O'Mahony's for music and sport. A stranger and his wife enter and soon a contest is under way between this stranger and the town's champion - a laughing contest. The laughing becomes manic and everyone goes berserk. The town is thereafter called Bailegangaire.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    8

  • Cast Notes

    Is féidir gearradh siar ar an bhfoireann.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
John Micheál Ó Gruagáin
Tomás Rua Seán Ó Broin
Stephen Aodh Ó Domhnaill
Costello Gearóid Ó Mordha
Anthony Seán Ó Dubhda
Ceoltóir Ray Mac Mánais
Bean an tStrainséara Fidelma Ní Ghallchobhair
Bean John Úna Ní Chonaire
Bina Lelia Ní Chinnéide
Josie Tadhg Ó Conchubhair
Martin John Ciarán Ó Feinneadha
Brian Seán Ó Ceallaigh
Strainséir Con Ó Tuama
Peggy Méadbh Ní Loingsigh
Ball den Slua Berni Ní Bheagáin
Ball den Slua Máire Ní Mhonacháin
Ball den Slua Neasa Ní Dhonnacha
Ball den Slua Aoileann Ní Chonchubhair
Production Team  
Director Gearóid Ó Mordha
Lighting Deibí Nic Ghabhann
Stage Manager Áine Seoighe

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    An Comhlachas Náisiúnta Drámaíochta

  • Address

    Tulach na hÉigse
    Camus Conamara
    Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00353 91 574 146

  • Website

    www.drama-gaeilge.com

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