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The Plough and The Stars ()

Produced by

Abbey Theatre

Presented by

Canadian Stage


Bluma Appel Theatre


September 14th, 2016 – September 18th, 2016


Set amid the tumult of the Easter Rising, The Plough and the Stars is the story of ordinary lives ripped apart by idealism. The residents of a Dublin tenement take shelter from the violence that sweeps through the city’s streets. A revolution that will shape the country’s future rages around them. What kind of Ireland awaits them? (


Ian-Lloyd Anderson Jack Clitheroe
Kate Stanley Brennan Nora Clitheroe
Tony Clay Sergeant Tinley
Lloyd Cooney Lieutenant Langon
Hilda Fay Bessie Burgess
David Ganly Fluther Good
Rachel Gleeson Mollser
James Hayes Peter Flynn
Ger Kelly A Bar-tender
Liam Heslin Captain Brennan
Janet Moran Mrs. Gogan
Ciarian O’Brien The Young Covey
Nima Taleghani Corporal Stoddart
Nyree Yergainharsian Rosie Redmond

Creative Team

Sean O’Casey Playwright
Sean Holmes Director
Ronan Phelan Production Associate Director
Jon Bausor Set Designer
Rebecca Brower Assistant Set Designer
Catherine Fay Costume Designer
Paul Keegan Lighting Designer
Philip Stewart Sound Designer
Andrea Ainsworth Voice Director
Val Sherlock Hair and Make-up Designer


Philip Stewart Composer


Diarmuid O’Quigley Stage Manager
Orla Burke Deputy Stage Manager
Audrey Rooney Assistant Stage Manager
Kelly Phelan Casting
Liz Barker Set Decorator
Aisling Ormonde Production Coordinator
Aisling Ormonde Tour Coordinator


Lee Milliken Director of Production
Billy Wolf Technical Director
Heather Landon Assistant Production Manager
Alanna McConnell Assistant Technical Director
Wendy Churton Associate Technical Director
Mary Spyrakis Head of Properties
Ming Wong Head of Wardrobe
Mark Stedman Building Operations Manager
Caitlin Luxford Dresser