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The Quare Land


  • Playwright

    John McManus 

  • Setting

    County Cavan, the present day.

  • Synopsis

    'The Quare Land' is set in a house in Cavan where Hugh Pugh is about to take his first bath in four years. His bathing is disturbed by Rob McNulty, a developer on the verge of NAMA who wants to buy a field.

    The quick–fire banter between the two characters escalates into an epic finale as both try to reason each other into submission.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male



  • Date of First Production

    12 July 2010

  • Production Notes

    Produced in association with the Galway Arts Centre as part of the 2010 Galway Arts Festival.

  • Producer

    Produced by Decadent Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Nuns Island Theatre

Original Cast  
Rob McNulty Frank O'Sullivan
Hugh Pugh Des Keogh
Production Team  
Director Rod Goodall
Artistic Director Andrew Flynn (1)
Set Designer Páraic Breathnach
Producer Páraic Breathnach
Lighting Designer Adam Fitzsimons
Costume Designer Petra Breathnach
Sound Designer Jack Cawley
Special Effects Mike Regan
Model Box Maker Not available
Production Manager Dani Gill
Technical Manager Mike O'Halloran
Stage Manager Amanda Gareis
Set Construction Savage Creative
Stage Carpenter Tadhg Clarke
Stage Carpenter Oisín Clarke
Graphic Design Mary Reynolds
Production Photography Jane Talbot (1)



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