TitleDancing at Lughnasa
AuthorFriel, Brian
VenueLyttelton Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyDublin; Abbey Theatre; 1903-
Opening Night10/10/1990
Press Night10/15/1990
Closing Night1/1/1991
Performance Length2 hours, 30 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsPlayers Critics' Award for Best Play (this was a joint award with Racing Demon), Best Supporting Actress (Anita Reeves)
Olivier BBC Award for the Play of the Year
Olivier nominations for Best Director of the Year (Patrick Mason), Best Theatre Choreopgrapher (Terry John Bates), Performane of the Year of an Actress in a Supporting Role (Anita Reeves)
Number of Performances48
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE106323McSorley; GerardMichael
ROLE106324Byrne; CatherineChris
ROLE106325Reeves; AnitaMaggie
ROLE106326Brennan; BrídAgnes
ROLE106327Neachtain; Bríd NíRose
ROLE106328Linehan; RosaleenKate
ROLE106329Dillane; StephenGerry
ROLE106330McCowen; AlecJack
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103419Friel; Brian (1929-)Writer
ROLE106306Pearson; NoelDirector (for the Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106307Fahy; MartinGeneral Manager (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106308MacConghail; FiachAssistant to the Director (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106309Hardiman; TomásMarketing / Publicity Manager (for the Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106310Costigan; JohnTours Manager (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106311Dawson; TrevorProduction Manager (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106312O'Clery; JoanWardrobe (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106313Hay; BillCompany Stage Manager (for Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106314Farrell; CharleneAssistant Stage Manager (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106315Nolan; DavidSound recorded by (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106316Molloy; StephenProperties (Abbey Theatre)
ROLE106317Washington; JoanDialect Coach (for NT)
ROLE105371Hulley; RodgerProduction Manager (for NT)
ROLE105319Rankin; AlisonStage Management (for NT)
ROLE106319Newall; E SarahStage Management (for NT)
ROLE106322Baird; StephanieCostume Supervisor (for NT)
ROLE104748Shutt; ChristopherSound (for NT)
ROLE120693Clayton; Laurence / LaurieAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE110410Annand; SimonProduction Photographer
ROLE117662Nealon; FrankStaff Director
ROLE110409Rasmussen; WilliamDesign Assistant
Catalogue
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RNT/PO/5/199Dancing at Lughnasa1990Set Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/476Dancing at LughnasaApril 1990 - January 1999Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/5/231Dancing at Lughnasa1990Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PP/2/2/116Dancing at Lughnasa15 October 1990Lyttelton Posters
RNT/PR/3/355Dancing at Lughnasa1990Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/SM/2/3/120Dancing at Lughnasa1990 - 1991Lyttelton Show Reports
RNT/PR/2/3/53Brian Friel's new play comes to the Nationa from the Abbey, Dublin: 'Dancing at Lughnasa'c.1990Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PP/3/1/1319901990NT Production related printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/3/71Dancing At Lughnasa1990Lyttelton Cast Lists
RNT/PP/1/2/138aDancing at Lughnasa15 October 1990Lyttelton Programmes
RNT/PP/1/12/103Dancing at Lughnasa1991West End Transfer Programmes
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