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The Night Joe Dolan's Car Broke Down

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Padraic McIntyre 

  • Setting

    Modern Ireland

  • Synopsis

    The play is set on a stormy St Stephen’s night in rural Cavan pub, the Glenaduff Inn, with regulars gathering to celebrate the 60th birthday party of local stalwart, The Horse Munley.

    As the storm worsens and people head home a knock to the door brings the night’s entertainment to a whole new level as a certain showband singer makes an unexpected visit...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    13 May 2010

  • Producer

    Produced by Ramor Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Ramor Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Subsequently brought on national tour.

Original Cast  
Steve Gerry Sheanon
PJ Liam Daly (1)
Angela Liz O'Hanlon
Sean Feargal Donnelly
John Darragh Smith
Paul Eddie Brady
Mary Fiona McGarvey
Jane Trína McCann
Barney Phil Gilbride
The Horse Munley Conor Sheridan
Wrenboy Tommy McCluskey
Wrenboy Gary Cosgrove
Wrenboy Stephen O'Brien
Joe Dolan John O'Grady (1)
Tom Cormac McCann
Production Team  
Director Padraic McIntyre
Set Pat Sharkey
Producer Mary Hanley
Lighting Designer Eoin Daly
Costumes Helen Foy
Sound Designer Eoin Daly
Stage Manager Louise Arnold
PR Mary Cullivan
Photography Eoghan Carroll

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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