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Fruitcake

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Alice Barry 

  • Notes

    Commissioned by Meath County Council for the Bealtaine Festival.

  • Synopsis

    Fruitcake starts off as a cookery demonstration but is in fact an account of one woman's life and how each ingredient reminds her of past memories and decisions made which ultimately change the course of her life. Even though some lessons came late she now lives a fruitful, productive life because of this. 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    10 May 2010

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of the Bealtaine Festival 2010. 

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Originally produced as part of a tour to venues including retirement homes, libraries and community centres in Co. Meath. 

Original Cast  
Performer Mary McEvoy
Production Team  
Director Alice Barry
Designer Alice Barry

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Noggin Theatre

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353(0)872989784

  • Email

    info@noggintheatre.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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