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Anna Karenina


  • Playwright

    Marina Carr 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Leo Tolstoy 

  • Author Notes

    A new stage adaptation of Tolstoy's classic novel.

  • Synopsis

    Russia is changing. Rules have been broken. Chaos is looming. Families are falling apart. Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is an examination of a vast country in the midst of extraordinary change. Through the impact of one woman's decision, it looks at the troubling cost of love on the human soul.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The roles of Tanya, Masha, Vanya Seryozha and Grisha were played by 8 actors in alternating performances.


Original Cast  
Tanya Hannah Beatty
Countess Vronskaya Barbara Brennan
Nikolai Anthony Brophy
Stiva Killian Burke
Tanya Brooke Butler
Ensemble Alexandra Conlon
Karenin Declan Conlon
Princess Sherbatsky Derbhle Crotty
Prince Sherbatsky Nick Dunning
Anna Karenina Lisa Dwan
Vronsky Rory Fleck Byrne
Masha Rachel Lynch
Kitty Julie Maguire
Levin Paul Mallon
Betsy Margaret McAuliffe
Grisha James McCann
Dolly Ruth McGill
Ensemble Barry McKiernan
Vanya Cormac Melia
Seryozha Cormac Melia
Masha Amelie Metcalfe
Grisha Ronan Millar
Vanya Jake O'Loughlin
Seryozha Jake O'Loughlin
Pianist Andrew Synnott
Pianist Cathal Synnott
Countess Lydia Ivanovna Cathy White
Production Team  
Director Wayne Jordan
Lighting Designer Sinead Wallace
Sound Designer Philip Stewart
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Movement Director Liz Roche
Composer David Coonan
Assistant Director Zoe Ní Riordáin
Production Manager Andy Keogh
Stage Manager Diarmuid O'Quigley
Deputy Stage Manager Jean Hally
Assistant Stage Manager Orla Burke
Assistant Stage Manager Stephen Dempsey
Set & Costume Designer Sarah Bacon
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Graphic Design Zero G
Chaperone Diane Crotty
Chaperone Emma Ryan
Production Photography Ros Kavanagh
Poster Photography Sarah Doyle
Literary Manager Jessica Traynor
Sign Language Interpreter Amanda Coogan
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock
Captioning Ruth McCreery
Audio Description Bríd Ní Ghruagáin
Audio Description Máirín Harte



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

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The information for this entry was taken from the published play script.