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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Gavin Kostick 

  • Author Notes

    Based on an original idea by Maeve McGrath

  • Setting

    A Limerick nursing home, the present day (2011)

  • Synopsis

    When you grow old who will look after you? Who will mind your parents when you can no longer cope? Told through one woman’s working life in a Limerick nursing home, where staff witness death and illness on a daily basis and maintain a brave face even in the most difficult circumstances.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    14 September 2011

  • Production Notes

    Produced during ABSOLUT Fringe as part of the 'Show in a Bag' season in association with ABSOLUT Fringe, Irish Theatre Institute and Fishamble: The New Play Company. Show in a Bag is an artist development initiative of Dublin Fringe Festival, Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute to resource theatre makers and actors.

  • Producer

    Co-produced by Fishamble: The New Play Company and Irish Theatre Institute and Dublin Fringe Festival

  • Original Venue

    Bewley's Café Theatre @POWERSCOURT

Original Cast  
Performer Maeve McGrath
Production Team  
Director Liam Halligan
Lighting Designer Colm Maher
Music by Eleanor McEvoy
Production Supervisor Colm Maher
Technical Assistant Tom O'Connell
Dramaturg Gavin Kostick
Production Assistant Eoin Kilkenny
Production Assistant Chris James
Production Photography Futoshi Sakauchi
Co-Producer Lian Bell
Co-Producer Róise Goan
Co-Producer Marketa Dowling
Co-Producer Jen Coppinger

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Fishamble: The New Play Company

  • Address

    3 Great Denmark Street,
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 670 4018

  • Email

    info@fishamble.com

  • Website

    www.fishamble.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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