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The Making of Antigone Ryan


  • Playwright

    Martin Murphy 

  • Author Notes

    In collaboration with TEAM.

  • Synopsis

    Jo has never bothered about anything except running. All the troubles with her family, her club, her school friends are left behind as she pounds the tarmac of the car park in her local shopping centre, striving to be the best every time. But there are some people you can't run away from. Somethings are more important than the law and sometimes you just have to stop thinking and do, whatever the consequences.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.


  • Date of First Production

    19 September 2003

  • Producer

    Produced by TEAM Educational Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented as part of a tour to schools.

Original Cast  
Dave Niall Ó Sioradáin
Connor Niall Ó Sioradáin
Walsh Niall Ó Sioradáin
Gary Richie McEntee
Teacher Orlagh de Bhaldraithe
Fiona Orlagh de Bhaldraithe
Neil Tony Leddy
Jo Orla Ni Dhuinn
Production Team  
Director Martin Murphy
Film by Ian Murphy
Designer Kathy Strachan
Lighting Designer Paul Spencer
Movement Director Muirne Bloomer
General Manager Lisa Heaney
Music by Mark O'Brien (2)
Production Manager Roy Murray
Stage Crew Andy Keogh
PR Carmel White
Script Editor Mark O'Brien (2)
Education Officer Muireann Ahern


  • Contact

    TEAM Educational Theatre Company


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    TEAM Educational Theatre Company


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