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LATCH

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John McCarthy(1)  Sara-Jane Power 

  • Setting

    A half-finished suburban housing estate, contemporary Ireland (2011)

  • Synopsis

    A haunting vision of suburbia as seen through the eyes of a child, 'Latch' is the story of a boy who believes in everything he’s told, until the day things start to fall apart.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    13 June 2011

  • Production

    Produced by Hammergrin

  • Original Venue

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    First produced as part of the 2012 Cork Midsummer Festival.

  • Venue Notes

    Staged as a site-specific piece at Harbour Heights, Passage West.

Original Cast  
Donnelly Ciarán Bermingham
Mother's Voice George Hanover
Payne Charlie Kelly
Latch Ben Mulcahy
Cassie Roisín O'Neill
Father's Voice Frank Prendergast
Latch Douglas Quealey
Pete Raymond Scannell
Production Team  
Director Sara-Jane Power
Design Consultant Ronan Fitzgibbon
Producer Julie Kelleher
Lighting Designer Eoin Winning
Additional Music Michael-John McCarthy
Assistant Director John McCarthy(1)
Assistant Producer Niamh Moroney
Production Manager Rob Furey
Stage Manager Stephen Manning
Sound Operator Sean Marrett
PR Sinead Dunphy
Music & Sound Designer Ciarán Ó Conaill
Dramaturg David Leddy

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Hammergrin

  • Address

    Hammergrin HQ,
    14 Summerhill North, St Lukes, Cork
    Co. Cork
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)85 7192592 or (0)86 1632615

  • Email

    hammergrin@gmail.com

  • Website

    www.hammergrin.com

  • Contact

    Hammergrin

  • Address

    Hammergrin HQ,
    14 Summerhill North, St Lukes, Cork
    Co. Cork
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)85 7192592 or (0)86 1632615

  • Email

    hammergrin@gmail.com

  • Website

    www.hammergrin.com

  • RIGHTS INFORMATION

    • Territory

      All Territories

    • Rights Type

      All Rights

    • Contact

      Hammergrin

    • Address

      Hammergrin HQ,
      14 Summerhill North, St Lukes, Cork
      Co. Cork
      Republic of Ireland

    • Phone

      +353 (0)85 7192592 or (0)86 1632615

    • Email

      hammergrin@gmail.com

    • Website

      www.hammergrin.com

    SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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