A New Theatre Presentation
Whirligig presents a Rehearsed Reading of
At The New Theatre on 30th March 2022 at 7pm.
Susan is angry; placed in a nursing home, she feels trapped, abandoned, powerless and ignored. She has a memory, elusive but persistent. Is it real or not? How can she be sure and what does she do with the rage it generates?
Cast and Creatives
SUSAN – Karen’s Mother (70’s) Helen Roche
KAREN – Susan’s daughter (late 30’s) Lorna Quinn
BREEGE – Nursing Home manager (50’s) Deirdre Monaghan
PEGGY – Nursing Home care assistant (50’s) Paula Greevy Lee
ADRIANA – Care Assistant, Brazilian (late 20’s) Michelle Lucy
Stage Directions Cate Russell
Script Development Gerard Lee
Design consultant Maree Kearns
Directed by Gerard Lee
Funded by the Arts Council: Project Funding 2021.
Supported by the Irish Theatre Institute and The New Theatre
Sincere thanks to Dr. Hannah Gogarty (RCSI) and
The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland for their expert advice.
Director and Dramaturg