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Beautiful Dreamers

A Conversation With A City


  • Playwright

    Tom Swift 

  • Synopsis

    As nightfall descends across the streets, homes and workplaces of Limerick, a pulsing conversation begins. Though they may never meet, strangers speak to each other across the night. They speak of love and laughter, of joy and loss and hope. Together they remember their past and dream of an imagined future.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Notes

    4 members of a volunteer community cast also mentioned in programme from first production.


  • Date of First Production

    27 November 2014

  • Production Notes

    Produced as part of Limerick City of Culture 2014.

  • Producer

    Produced by The Performance Corporation and Anu Productions

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed at a secret location in Limerick city centre.

Original Cast  
Performer Una Kavanagh
Performer Karl Quinn
Performer Clare Barrett (1)
Performer John Cronin
Performer Dee Burke
Performer Bairbre Ni hAodha
Performer Erica Murray
Performer Shane Whisker
Performer Eoin Kelly (2)
Performer Kevin Kiely Jnr
Performer Ashlea Rondozai
Performer Naomhan McKeon Joyce
Production Team  
Director Louise Lowe
Designer Owen Boss
Lighting Designer Stephen Dodd
Producer Matthew Smyth
Costume Designer Niamh Lunny
Stage Manager Caoimhe Regan
Assistant Stage Manager Bairbre Ni hAodha
Programme Administrator Sam Keely
Marketing Ciara Gogarty
Publicity Mission PR
Composer/Sound Designer Carl Kennedy




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