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Song of the Yellow Bittern 1994 - Irish tour

Vincent Woods


Fr. John O’Dwyer
Brendan Laird

Bess/ Mother
Ger Ryan

Frank Bhess/ Son
Frank Laverty

Ray McBride

Mary/ Sally
Elizabeth Byrne

Sheila Meaney

Alan Kelly

Enda Kilroy

The Tailor
Frankie McCafferty

Creative Team

Directed by:
Maelíosa Stafford

Monica Frawley

Brendan O’Regan

Ray McBride

Lighting Design:
Tina McHugh

Costume Design:
Monica Frawley

Production Team

Production Manager
Tony Killeen

Tour Managers
Anne Butler
Moya McHugh

Stage Managers
Bernie Walsh
Angela Duffy

Assistant Stage Manager
Ian Kilroy

Eamonn Fox
Rory Armitage
Andrew Smyth

Set Construction
Alan Clarke
Frank Gleeson

Costume Construction
Monica Ennis

Costume Construction Assistants
Anja Sammon
Helen Lane
Orfhlaith Stafford

Gentleman’s Tailoring
Denis Darcy

Bernie Walsh
Eamonn Fox
Frank Gleeson
Norman Price
Pete Ashton

Scenic Artist (Set)
Ele Wood

Scenic Artist (Tree)
Áine Philips

Production Photography
Amelia Stein

Poster Photograph
Aengus McMahon

Poster Design
CAT Design

Tour Transport
Swift Transport

Mary McPartlan

Box Office
Elizabeth Burke

Front of House
Linda Barrett
Yvonne Barrett
Elizabeth Burke
Denise Stafford
Orfhlaith Stafford
Natalie McCambridge
Ann O’Dea

Consultant Publicist
Tomás Hardiman

Artistic Director
Maelíosa Stafford

General Manager
Jane Daly

Anne Butler

Assistant Administrator
Moya McHugh

Trainee Arts Administrators
Maria Fleming
Mary O’Callaghan

Script Advisor
Charlie McBride

“the sensitive hand of the director Maelíosa Stafford is evident in the pace and and tuning of the whole” The Irish Times 23 Sept 1994

“seamlessly performed…the play’s evocation of times past is heightened by exquisite lighting and music…do not miss it” Belfast Telegraph 15 Nov 1994

“gripping…compelling….spine chilling…a truly unforgettable piece of theatre” The Sunday Tribune 25 Sept 1994



Druid Lane Theatre, Galway
22nd Sept (Opening Night), 1994

St. Patrick’s Hall, Armagh
18th Oct

Riverside Theatre, Coleraine
19th Oct – 20th Oct

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen
21st Oct – 22nd Oct

GAA Hall, Tullamore
24th Oct

St. Michael’s Theatre, New Ross
26th Oct

St. Michael’s Theatre, Ballyduff
27th Oct

Town Hall, Skibereen
29th Oct – 30th Oct

Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
1st Nov – 3rd Nov

S’amsa T’re, Tralee
4th Nov – 6th Nov

Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick
8th Nov – 12th Nov

Balor Theatre, Ballybofey
21st Nov

Cornmill Theatre, Carrigallen
22nd Nov – 23rd Nov

Town Hall Theatre, Kiltimagh
24th Nov

Town Hall, Clifden
26th Nov

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