By Mike Kenny
Rita and Archie are on the run!
They had a fine position at the castle weaving garments for the Emperor, but when everything goes wrong, whose fault is it?
Like any brother and sister, they blame each other and can’t even agree on which way to run! As they pause for breath they tell the audience their story about a vain Emperor, a beautiful Empress and a host of courtiers, in a magical palace, with rooms full of clothes, where they wove a magic garment.
In telling the tale the siblings the siblings play out a classic battle for power, with Rita constantly bullying and pushing Archie around, while he undermines her authority and demands to be heard.
A play for children aged 4 to 7 years.
Running time approx 40 minutes
|The Production||Production History|
|Actor 1: Aideen Wylde||The Barn, Kilkenny||13th - 24th, 27th - 28th October, 2008|
|Actor 2: Paul Curley||Draiocht, Blanchardstown||3rd - 6th November, 2008|
|Director: Philip Hardy||The Factory, Sligo||10th - 11th November, 2008|
|Set Design: Carol Betera||Garter Lane, Waterford||13th - 14th November, 2008|
|Costume Design: Bernie McCoy|
|Lighting Design: Sinead McKenna|
|Sound Design: Liz Fitzgerald|
|Movement Director: Monika Bieniek|
|Production Manager: Vincent Dempsey|
|Stage Manager: Steve Rider|
|Graphic Design: Alé Mercado|