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The Cripple of Inishmaan

The Cripple of Inishmaan

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Synopsis

On the island of Inishmaan, off the coast of Ireland, there is not that much to do. A young man named Billy, who is physically handicapped, wants to leave, as everyone there, even his aunts Kate and Eileen, calls him “Cripple Billy.” A Hollywood film crew shows up on the island, and Billy sees his chance to escape. He goes with the film crew to the United States, only to learn that it is not everything he dreamed it would be.


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Female

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Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1996
Genres
Dark Comedy
Time & Place
aran islands, inishmaan, ireland
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes late teen, young adult, adult, mature adult, elderly characters

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