The Heart's a Wonder

Playwrights Máirín Charlton and Nuala O'Farrell
Director Edward Golden
Comanay Irish Theatre Company
Stage Everyman Playhouse
Cast Jim Bartley, Anita Reeves, Pat Leavy, John Murphy, Michael Duffy, Cecil Sheehan, Brendán Ó Dúill, Terry Donnelly, Catherine Byrne, Lena McDonnell, Bill McMahon
Opening Date 18 September 1978
Other Information The O'Farrell sisters, Máirín and Nuala, wrote The Heart's a Wonder, a musical interpretation of Jonathan Millington Synge's The Playboy of the Western World.  The musical featured at Dublin's Olympia Theatre before transferring to London's West End. The Heart's a Wonder played from 18 until 30 September 1978 to full houses at the Everyman.
Sources of Material Photograph: Paul O'Flynn
Advertisement: Evening Echo, 19 September 1978, p. 6
Newspaper articles: Cork City Libraries

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Select above image to view                                             Jim Bartley as 'Christy Mahon' 
newspaper advertisement (enhanced)                              in The Heatrt's a Wonder

Newspaper Articles
Evening Echo, 16 September 1978, p. 5
Evening Echo, 23 September 1978, p. 5

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