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The Idiots


  • Playwright

    Stephanie Kate Burgarth 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Lars von Trier 

  • Synopsis

    Based on a Lars Von Trier film 'Idioterne'. The Idiots is about a group of young people who live in a commune, exploring their "inner idiot". They do this by pretending to have intellectual disabilities to challenge current social norms.

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Original Cast  
Performer Sonya Kelly
Performer Dylan Tighe
Performer Derrick Devine
Performer Katy Davis
Performer Sarah Brennan
Performer Will O'Connell
Performer Aidan Jordan
Performer Susie Meyer
Performer Bush Moukarzel
Performer Camilla Wilcock
Performer Bernie Fitzgerald
Performer Chloe NĂ­ Dhuada
Performer Daphne Henry
Performer David Fitzpatrick
Performer Des Hickey
Performer Eileen Kavanagh
Performer Edward Kelly
Performer Fiona Colhoun
Performer John McCarthy(2)
Performer Justin Keys
Performer Louisa Looms
Performer Mary Mahon
Performer Mark Hutchinson
Performer Niamh Clancy
Performer Phyllis Carthy
Performer Rohan McShane
Performer Sandy Fitzgerald
Performer Victor Feldman
Performer Raymond Gately
Performer Michelle Cleary
Performer Cecil Coughlan
Performer John McClafferty
Performer Michael Gannon
Performer Jan Mahon
Performer David Johnston (2)
Production Team  
Director Gavin Quinn
Set Designer Andrew Clancy
Lighting Designer Aedin Cosgrove
Producer Aoife White
Sound Designer Ciaran Eaton
Sound Designer Jimmy Eadie
Translated by Stephanie Kate Burgarth
Assistant Director Juliane von Sivers
Assistant Director Camilla Wilcock
Production Manager Liam Quinn
Stage Manager Sarah Harris
Assistant Stage Manager Cloda O'Loughlin
Set Construction Barry Ryan
Chief Electrician Zak Seager
Graphic Design . ConorAndDavid
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Publicity Nick Costello


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Pan Pan

  • Address

    Curved Sreet
    Temple Bar, Dublin 2
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 633 4493

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