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BLOOD WEDDING

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Dermot Healy 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Federico García Lorca
    Translated from the original play by Federico García Lorca.

  • Synopsis

    Just after her wedding, a bride runs away with another man. When her new husband finds the couple, the two men kill each other and all are left to mourn.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    13

  • Cast Size Female

    16

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Servant Tani Bentis
Beggar Woman Brenda Boyle
Woodcutter Terry Browne
Young Man Terry Browne
Youth Christopher Callery
Woodcutter Christopher Callery
Leonardo John Vincent Cantwell
Girl Suzanne Colleary
Third Girl Avery Dooher
Father of the Bride Paddy Dooney
Little Girl Phena Dooney
Wife of Leonardo Siobhan Dooney
Youth Adrian Eames
Mother-in-Law Noreen Egan
Neighbour Bridie Ferguson
Bridegroom John Gaffney
Neighbour Angela Gallagher
Girl Darina Gallagher
Second Girl Darina Gallagher
Guest Stephan Jorgensen
Woodcutter Ronan McEvilly
Guest Ronan McEvilly
Guest Cathy Murphy
Guest Carina Newell
Mother Joan O'Hara
The Bride Mary Ryan
Neighbour Fiona York
Production Team  
Director Frank Conway
Designer Frank Conway
Lighting Designer Trevor Dawson
Costume Designer Monica Frawley
Sound Ronan McDermott
Choreographer Mary MacDonagh
Music Composed by Barry Brennan
Music by Barry Brennan
Music Composed by Padraic Meehan
Music by Padraic Meehan
Musician Bernard Flatherty
Musician Joe Kennedy
Musician Paddy Dooney
Stage Director Ann Murray
Stage Manager Paul Tucker
Assistant Stage Manager Abigail Braiden
Assistant Stage Manager Rachael McGovern
Set Construction Arena Construction
Wardrobe Wendy Winter
Wardrobe Marie Healy
Wardrobe Imelda Peppard
Wardrobe Anne Stokes
Poster Design Conor Gallagher
Make-Up Kate MacDonagh
Administrator John O'Dea

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Conville & Walsh Ltd.

  • Address

    2 Ganton Street
    London, W1F 7QL
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 3030

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4545

  • Email

    temp1@convilleandwalsh.com

  • Contact

    Conville & Walsh Ltd.

  • Address

    2 Ganton Street
    London, W1F 7QL
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 3030

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4545

  • Email

    temp1@convilleandwalsh.com

  • RIGHTS INFORMATION

    • Contact

      Conville & Walsh Ltd.

    • Address

      2 Ganton Street
      London, W1F 7QL
      England

    • Phone

      + 44 (0)20 7287 3030

    • Fax

      + 44 (0)20 7287 4545

    • Email

      temp1@convilleandwalsh.com

    SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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