Meet the cast | Under the Hawthorn Tree


We are delighted to announce the incredible cast of Under the Hawthorn Tree.

Coming to the MAC, Belfast from the 27th September-7th October, this much-loved story of endurance, family and hope is told like never before in a new play from Charles Way, Directed by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney with a stirring live original score from Garth McConaghie.

This world class cast of 8 local actors will be bringing Marita Conlon McKenna’s wonderfully crafted characters to life in this brand new adaption of epic proportions!

Cast alphabetically : Adam Dougal, Colette Lennon Dougal, Frankie McCafferty, Julia Dearden, Maeve Smyth, Maggie Cronin, Philippa O’Hara and Terence Keeley.

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This dramatisation of UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE is based on the book UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE © text 1990 Marita Conlon-McKenna, published by THE O’BRIEN PRESS, DUBLIN. Presented in association with National Museum’s Northern Ireland.