The Cradle Will Rock

A play in music in ten scenes. Music and text by Marc Blitzstein by arrangement with Schott Music Ltd.

The Cradle Will Rock

A Brechtian tale of corruption, greed, lies, deceit and prostitution.

Set in Steeltown, USA, The Cradle Will Rock is a Brechtian tale of corruption, greed, lies, deceit and above all, prostitution: Prostitution of the press, the church, the courts and the arts. This seldom performed music theatre classic follows the efforts of Larry Foreman to unionize the town’s workers and combat the greedy businessman Mr. Mister, who controls the town.





Musical Director
Set and Costume Design
Lighting Design
Sound Design
Assistant Director

Wayne Jordan
Cathal Synnott
Sarah Bacon
Sarah Jane Shiels
Ivan Birthistle
Muirne Bloomer
Effat Yehia

The Cast

Mrs Mister/ensemble
Sister Mister/Doctor’s Attendant/ensemble
Professor Mamie/Sadie Pollock/ensemble
Clerk/Ella Hammer/ensemble
Rev Salvation/ensemble
President Prexy/Bugs/Reporter 1/ensemble
Doctor Specialist/Ensemble
Cop/Stevie/Professor Scoot/Reporter 2/ensemble
Dick/Gus Polock /Larry Foreman/ensemble
Gent/Mr Mister/ensemble
Editor Daly/ensemble
Professor Trixie/Junior Mister/ensemble
Harry Druggist/ensemble


The Crew

Company Stage Manager
Assistant Production Manager &
Technical Stage Manager
Deputy Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Chief LX
Set Construction H.O.D.
Set Construction
Sound Design Co-ordinator
Costume Supervisor
Scenic Artist and Prop Maker


Friday 4th December - Thursday 10th December, 7.30pm
Matinee Monday 7th December, 1.00pm

Please note, this production contains strobe lighting