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I, Keano


  • Playwright

    Michael Nugent  Arthur Matthews  Paul Woodfull 

  • Synopsis

    A musical comedy based on the events surrounding Keano's departure from the Irish squad in Saipan during the World Cup 2002, relocated to a Roman setting in the days when men wore togas..

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Younger members of the cast performed on alternate nights.


Original Cast  
Dunphia Gary Cooke
Fergi Gary Cooke
Ridiculus Gary Cooke
Quinness Risteard Cooper
Tommy Gormanus Risteard Cooper
Ridiculus Joe Taylor
Mischevus Joe Taylor
Packie Bonnerus Paul McGlinchey
Surfia Tara Flynn
Messenger Malachy McKenna
Obsequius Malachy McKenna
Keano Mario Rosenstock
Musician David Hayes(2)
Macartacus Dessie Gallagher
Messenger/Scribe Gemma Crowley
Messenger/Scribe Nicky Elliot
Duffus Ryan Andrew
Duffus Alan Kavanagh
Keano the Younger Colm Middleton
Keano the Younger Hugh McDonough
Musician Dave Whyte
Musician Kieran Woodfull
Musician Brian Moylett
Musician Antonio Cafolla
Production Team  
Director Peter Sheridan
Set Designer Ben Hennessy
Producer Pat Moylan
Producer Breda Cashe
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Costume Designer Monica Ennis
Choreographer Carol O'Byrne
Musical Director David Hayes(2)
Line Producer Naoise Nunn
Production Manager Marie Tierney
Production Co-ordinator Elaine Healy
Stage Director Brendan McLoughlin
Stage Manager Carmel Hayes
Assistant Stage Manager Gemma Crowley
Props Master Flora Skivington
Set Construction Matias Ashauer
Wardrobe Flora Skivington
Prop Maker Eimer Murphy
Prop Maker Carmel Hayes
Programme Design Encore Design
Publicity Gerry Lundberg
Make-Up Val Sherlock
Make-Up Barbara Duffy
Hair by Val Sherlock



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Marie-Louise Hogan,

  • Address

    Writers Agent, Talkback Management
    20-21 Newman St,
    London W1T 1PG

  • Phone

    +44 (0)207 861 8060

  • Email

  • Territory


  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lane Productions

  • Address

    133A, Capel St.
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 804 4743

  • Email

  • Website


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