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Dyn Hysbys

Dyn Hysbys
  • Production: Dyn Hysbys (Faith Healer)
  • Company: Cwmni Theatr Gwynedd
  • Venue: Theatr Gwynedd
  • Year: 1999
  • Author: Brian Friel
  • Directed by: Sian Summers
  • Lighting Design by: Tony Bailey Hughes
  • Costume Design by: Iorwen James
  • Set designed by: Martin Morley
  • Design © Martin Morley
The way the furniture was placed on the stage varied from act to act: unfolding in acts 1 & 2, before becoming increasingly bleak in act 3 and by act 4 there was only 1 chair, the bench, the tab track (but no curtain) and the hanging bulbs and shades: desolation. The places that they visited on their tours were recited as a mantra and were used in the same way on the backcloth