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The Magic Boy

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John Breen 

  • Setting

    Ireland in the 1980s.

  • Synopsis

    Adam is a professional magician whose life is changed forever by the appearance of a young boy, the son he never knew he had. Father and son set out on a quest to bring magic to the Ireland of the 1980s and to rescue the mysterious woman they both love.The show features live magic and on-stage mind-reading.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Notes

    In the original production the role of Zack was played on alternate nights by two different child actors.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    30 January 2009

  • Producer

    Produced by Yew Tree Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Belltable

  • Venue Notes

    First staged at Belltable as part of the Limerick Unfringed Festival 2009.

Original Cast  
Adam Malcolm Adams
Zack Luca Murphy
Zack Joe Joe Gilvarry
Production Team  
Director John Breen
Costumes Triona Lillis
Set & Lighting Designer Marcus Costello
Assistant Director Robert Taylor
Production Manager Michael Burke (2)
Stage Manager Amy Burke
Dramaturg Robert Taylor
Graphic Design Niall Kerrigan
Re-lighter David Tiernan
Metalwork Martin Moyles
Magician Anthony Galvin

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Yew Tree Theatre

  • Address

    Pearse Street
    Ballina
    Co. Mayo
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)868182383

  • Email

    yew@indigo.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Yew Tree Theatre

  • Address

    Pearse Street
    Ballina
    Co. Mayo
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)868182383

  • Email

    yew@indigo.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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