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THE MADAME MACADAM TRAVELLING THEATRE

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Thomas Kilroy 

  • Synopsis

    The Madame MacAdam Travelling Theatre is a small English touring company. It arrives in a provincial Irish town, sometime in the early 1940s during the turmoil of World War II. The play explores what happens when the players and townspeople interact.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details. In the original Production a live greyhound was also featured.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    09 September 1991

  • Production

    Produced by Field Day Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    The Guildhall, Derry.

Original Cast  
Lyle Jones Julian Curry
Simon Donagh Deeney
Young Maher Donagh Deeney
Slipper Donagh Deeney
Sergeant of the Guards Kevin Flood
Sally Amanda Hurwitz
Marie Therese Tina Kellegher
Bun Bourke Conor McDermottroe
Chamberlain Conor McDermottroe
LDF Man Tony McKeown
Jo Fionnuala Murphy
LDF Man Kevin Nelis
LDF Man Jim Patton
Rabe Tom Radcliffe
Announcer's Voice Stephen Rea
Madame McAdam Helen Ryan
Production Team  
Director Jim Nolan
Designer Monica Frawley
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Design Assistant Barbara Lavery
Lighting Assistant Stevie Arthurs
Production Manager Padraig O'Neill
Deputy Stage Manager Marie Breen
Assistant Stage Manager Annie Farr
Production Assistant Niamh Eastwood
Set Construction Paul Turpin
Set Construction Steve Plant
Scenic Artist Ned McLoughlin
Wardrobe Mistress Bernie Friel
Lighting Technician Ciaron Murphy
PR Fiona MacMillan
Casting Hubbard Casting

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Madame MacAdam Travelling Theatre

  • Year

    1991

  • Published By

    Methuen

  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7828 2098

  • Website

    www.methuen.co.uk

  • ISBN

    0413663108

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TRANSLATIONS

  • Contact

    Alan Brodie Representation Ltd

  • Address

    Fairgate House, 78 New Oxford Street
    London WC1A 1HB
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7079 7990

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7079 7999

  • Email

    info@alanbrodie.com

  • Website

    www.alanbrodie.com/

  • Contact

    The Gallery Press

  • Address

    Loughcrew
    Oldcastle
    Co. Meath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)49 8541779

  • Fax

    + 353 (0)49 8541779

  • Email

    gallery@indigo.ie

  • Website

    www.gallerypress.com

  • RIGHTS INFORMATION

    • Territory

      All Territories

    • Rights Type

      Professional

    • Contact

      Alan Brodie Representation Ltd

    • Address

      Fairgate House, 78 New Oxford Street
      London WC1A 1HB
      England

    • Phone

      + 44 (0)20 7079 7990

    • Fax

      + 44 (0)20 7079 7999

    • Email

      info@alanbrodie.com

    • Website

      www.alanbrodie.com/

    • Territory

      All Territories

    • Rights Type

      Amateur

    • Contact

      The Gallery Press

    • Address

      Loughcrew
      Oldcastle
      Co. Meath
      Republic of Ireland

    • Phone

      + 353 (0)49 8541779

    • Fax

      + 353 (0)49 8541779

    • Email

      gallery@indigo.ie

    • Website

      www.gallerypress.com

    SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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