About the production

Written by: Richardson and Berney

Directed by: Paddy O’Dwyer

Set in the Smokey Mountains of rural America and is based on the ballad of Barbara Allan:

A witch boy from the mountain came

A pinin’ to be human

For he had seen the fairest gal

A gal named Barbara Allan

O Conjur Man, O Conjur Man

Please do this thing I’m wantin’

Please change me to a human man

For Barbara I be courtin’

Now Barbara had a red red dress

And she had one blue

For many men did Barbara love

But never was she true

O you can be a man, a man

If Barbara will not grieve you

If she be faithful for a year

Yer eagle he will leave you

O Barbara will you marry me

And will you leave me never

Cast List

  • Peter Melia
  • Seamas Campbell
  • Soibhan McCluskey
  • Paula Doyle
  • Fiona O'Brien
  • Barry O'Connor
  • Finnuala Murphy
  • Mick Cleary
  • Maeve O'Connor
  • Sighle Toibin
  • Paul Delaney
  • Sara Ingle
  • Grainne O'Reilly
  • Anto Nolan
  • Brian Ingle
  • Madeline Boughton
  • Neil Doguherty
  • Margaret Callan
  • Tom Bryne
  • Gregg Gough
  • Anna McGuine
  • Helen Healy
  • Tony Sweeney
  • Martin Raymond
  • Raymond Moore
  • Fiona Richardson
  • Michelle Houlden
  • Aisling Toibin
  • Bridget Lynskey
  • Maggie O'Kane
  • Andrea Redmond
  • Patricia Bonney
  • Sandra Skelton
  • Deirdre Brogan
  • Sean Deegan
  • Aidan Murphy
  • Grainne O'Reilly

Crew List

  • Director: Paddy O'Dwyer
  • Design: Alan Farquharson
  • Costume Design: Dympna Murray
  • Props: Connie Dowling, Mia Gallagher, Michael Cosgrove
  • Stage Management: Peter McLoughlin, Joanne Millist, Addrienne Heslin
  • Sound: David Bradshaw, Enda Lynch, Dennis Delaney
  • Lighting: Pat O'Byrne, Pauline O'Brien, John Duggan
  • Movement: Gaye Tanham
  • Stage Director: Soifra Conaty