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Shane Connaughton

SHANE CONNAUGHTON

  (1941 - )

Nationality:    Irish
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Literary Agent:    Judy Daish Associates Ltd  

Shane Connaughton's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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below is a list of Shane Connaughton's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Divisions         Hang All the Harpers         I Do Like To Be         Lily         Sir Is Winning



Divisions

Synopsis:
Divisions explores the broken marriage of Pat and Mary and their subsequent struggle to rebuild their lives. Mary attempts to get their marriage annulled by the Catholic Church, a process she discovers is long, arduous and not often fruitful. Pat goes on a spree of emotional turmoil, drink and violence. the play explores divorce, the arguments for it and the objections to it by a very conservative society.

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Oscar Theatre, Sandymount, Dublin    1981

Organisations:
Oscar Productions

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  12            Female:  6            Other:  doubling possible

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Hang All the Harpers

Synopsis:
an exploration of the role Irish music has played in national identity, from the time of Elizabeth I to the 1990 bicentenary of the siege of Derry

Notes:
written by Shane Connaughton, Marie Jones

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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  musicians

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I Do Like To Be

Synopsis:
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1st Produced:
Soho Poly, London    1986

Organisations:
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Music:
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Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Lily

Synopsis:
an eighteen year old leaves life in rural Ulster for the bright lights of Dublin

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1st Produced:

Organisations:
Irish Company

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
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Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Sir Is Winning

Synopsis:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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