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Running + Walking in the Phoenix Park

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Martin Sharry 

  • Synopsis

    A man is running for his life. Running helps the brain to regenerate. Over time, he forgets himself. He grows more interested in the trees, the history, the life of the park. A conversation with a horse chestnut reveals the nature of healthy being. Then he stops. Slowly, he starts again…

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Notes

    The actor was accompanied by a musician onstage.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    13 September 2018

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival. 

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the Cube. 

Original Cast  
Runner John Morton
Musician Rachel Ní Chuinn
Production Team  
Director Martin Sharry
Videographer & AV Designer Francis Matthews
Dramaturg Emily DeDakis
Lighting Designer Eoin Winning
Set and Costume Designer Deirdre Dwyer
Stage Manager Eoin Daly
Sound Designer Rachel Ní Chuinn
Producer Michelle Cahill
Photography Naomi Goodman
Poster Designer Kate Heffernan

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme with additional information taken from the Dublin Fringe Festival programme.