Photo by Charlie O'Niell
Written by Charlie O'Neill & directed by Raymond Keane
Cast: Veronica Coburn, Mikel Murfi and Simon O'Gorman
Production Designer: Laurent Mellet
Lighting Designer: Stephen McManus
Costume Designer: Kathy Kavanagh
Soundscape Designer: Roger Gregg
May 1999: Premiered at project@the mint, Dublin
June 1999: Civic Theatre, Tallaght
HUP - meaning an energetic exclamation signifying encouragement or enthusiasm.
NOUSE - meaning accrued knowledge, practical, intuitive knowledge.
Featuring three 'edge of the world' characters and an original patois, Hupnouse explores the effect on humanity of Ireland's tiger economy, using miniatures, shadow play and an integrated soundscape.
"deeply imaginative, the front line of Irish theatre with genuine laughs"