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The Playboy of the West Indies
Mercy Hall, Newtownsmyth, Galway...2nd March - 12th March

It doesn't take much to become a hero in the sleepy village of Mayaro, Trinidad.
So when a stranger runs into Peggy's rum shop announcing he has killed his father, he instantly becomes the envy of all the men and the desire of all the women
Synge's classic, Playboy of the Western World, is transferred to Trinidad, with hilarious consequences.


Peggy...Cecilia Noble
Stanley...Patrice Naiambana
Mikey...Oscar James
Jimmy...Shango Baku
Phil...Chris Gilbert
Ken...Cyril Nri
Mama Benin...Pat BowieIvy...Yasmin Bannerman
Alice...Marcia Hewitt
Mac...Danny John-Jules

Production Team

Production Manager/ Company Stage Manager...Rita Smith
Deputy Stage Manager...Jill Biffen
Assistant Stage Manager...Ian Kilroy
Lighting Technician...Eamonn Fox
Technician...Anthony Courtney
Dialect Coach...Penny Dyer
Set Construction...Robert Batchelor
Set Painting...Chris Clarke, Robert Opie
Casting...Suzanne Crowley & Gilly Poole
Box Office...Elizabeth Burke

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Production Details
The Playboy of the West Indies
A play by Mustapha Matura
Directed by: Nicolas Kent
Design: Adrianne Lobel
Lighting Design: David Colmer
Costume Design: Hilary Lewis
“a recipe for success…a joyous revival” Evening Standard
“A brilliant idea…worth going out of your way to see it” Financial Times
Mr. Matura..annexes a fresh masterpiece for the West Indian repertory" The Times
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