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  • Playwright

    Jacqueline Wardlaw 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Terry Johnson 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar an dráma 'Insignificance'.

  • Setting

    Radharc 1: Seomra i dTeach Ósta i gcathair Nua Eabhrac (1953).

  • Synopsis

    The play considers questions of morality. On a a summer night the Professor is working on his research. The Senator arrives to remind the Professor that he has been called before the House of the American Activities Committee. The Professor refuses to go. The Actress had been shooting a film. In this film, she existed only in a man's imagination. She wants someone to believe she is intelligent. The Senator impounds the Professor's work.

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Original Cast  
An Fear Láidir Gary McMahon
An tOllamh Séamus Mac Aindriú
An t-Imirtheoir Micheál Ó Domhnaill
An tAisteoir Mná Jacqueline Wardlaw
An Seanadóir Oisín Fennell
Production Team  
Director Terry Devlin
Lighting Terry Devlin
Lighting David Murphy (2)
Sound Seán Mac Íomhair
Sound Séamus Mac Donnchadha
Stage Director Maura McInerney
Stage Manager Máirtín de Nuinseáin
Set Construction Máirtín de Nuinseáin
Scenery Padraic Boran
Publicity David Murphy (2)
Programme Pádraig Ó Baoill (1)


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