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Cast

Kate ............................................ Eileen Lahiffe

Eileen ......................................... Mary Kelly

JohnnyPateenMike ................ Martin O'Donohue

Billy ............................................ James Raleigh

Bartley ...................................... Colm Linnane

Helen ......................................... Maura Clancy

BabbyBobby ............................ Neil Haran

Doctor ........................................ Mike Curran

Mammy ..................................... Nicola Sheehan

Crew

Lighting   ............................       Ger Hahiffe & Clare Foley

Sound ........................................ Brenda Reilly & Clare Foley

Stage Managers ..................... Thomas Kearney & Gowan Lahiffe

Make Up ...................................  Rona Lyons , Carol Andrews

Stage Crew .............................. Willie Lahiffe, Ciaran McDonagh

Logistics ................................... Martin Perrill

 

Synopsis of Play

 

SET ON INISHMAAN IN 1934, THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN IS A STRANGE COMIC TALE IN THE GREAT TRADITION OF IRISH STORYTELLING. AS WORD ARRIVES ON INISHMAAN THAT THE HOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR ROBERT FLAHERTY IS COMING TO THE NEIGHBOURING ISLAND OF INISHMORE TO FILM MAN OF ARAN, THE ONE PERSON WHO WANTS TO BE IN THE FILM MORE THAN ANYBODY IS YOUNG CRIPPLE BILLY, IF ONLY TO BREAK AWAY FROM THE BITTER TEDIUM OF HIS DAILY LIFE.

 
History of Group

 

QUALIFIED FOR THE RTÉ ALL-IRELAND DRAMA FESTIVAL THREE TIMES; PLACED 3RD IN 2012 WITH THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES BY FRANK D. GILROY, DIRECTED BY JOHN CLANCY. WINNERS OF THE ONE-ACT CONFINED ALL-IRELAND FINALS’ 2012 AND 1993. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: FULL-LENGTH CONFINED ALL IRELAND WINNERS 2008 WITH OUR PRODUCTION OF  THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE BY MARTIN MCDONAGH.

Tuesday March 28th

Corofin Dramatic Society Co. Clare - (Open)

“The Cripple of Inishmaan” By Martin Mc Donagh

Director

John Clancy