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RIA MOONEY

1903 - 1973

Ria Mooney was an actor, director and writer. She joined the Abbey Theatre in 1924 and played lead in the first production of The Plough and the Stars. She went on to produce and direct in New York and, back in Dublin from the 1940s, in the Gate, the Abbey and the Gaiety.

ADAPTATIONS

Play Title Playwright
Wuthering Heights Ria Mooney Donald Stauffer Emily Brontë

ACTOR

Play Title Playwright
All's Over, Then? Lennox Robinson
An Stoirm Aodh Mac Dhubháin Alexander Ostrovsky
Ascendancy Lord Longford
Before Midnight Gerald Brosnan
Bird's Nest Lennox Robinson
Black Fast Austin Clarke
Caesar's Image E.F. Carey
Faustus Kelly Flann O'Brien
Friends and Relations St. John Greer Ervine
Give Him a House George Shiels
Grania of the Ships David Sears
Happy Family Mary Manning (1)
Katie Roche Teresa Deevy
Killycreggs in Twilight Lennox Robinson
Look at the Heffernans! Brinsley MacNamara
Lost Light Roibeárd Ó Faracháin
Lovers' Meeting Louis d'Alton
Margaret Gillan Brinsley MacNamara
Mount Prospect Elizabeth Connor
Parnell of Avondale W.R. Fearon
Peeping Tom Frank Carney
Pilgrims Mary Rynne
Sancho's Master Lady Gregory Miguel de Cervantes
Shadow and Substance Paul Vincent Carroll
Storm Song Denis Johnston
Strange Guest Francis Stuart
Summer's Day Maura Molloy
Swans and Geese Elizabeth Connor
Temporal Powers Teresa Deevy
The Big House Lennox Robinson
The Coloured Balloon Margaret O'Leary
The Cursing Fields Andrew Ganly
The Fire Burns Late PJ Fitzgibbon
The Fort Field George Shiels
The Heritage J.K. Montgomery
The King of Spain's Daughter Teresa Deevy
The Lady in the Twilight Mervyn Wall
The Money Doesn't Matter Louis d'Alton
The Plough and the Stars Sean O'Casey
The Retrievers George Shiels
The Rugged Path George Shiels
The Spanish Soldier Louis d'Alton
The Summit George Shiels
The White Blackbird Lennox Robinson
The Wild Goose Teresa Deevy
Things That Are Caesar's Paul Vincent Carroll
Three Leopards Cecil Monson
Three To Go Olga Fielden
Thy Dear Father Gerard Healy
Time's Pocket Frank O'Connor
To-day And Yesterday WD Hepenstall
Tomorrow Never Comes Louis d'Alton
Trial at Green Street Courthouse Roger McHugh
Who Will Remember? Maura Molloy
William John Mawhinney St. John Greer Ervine
Wind From the West Maeve O'Callaghan
Wuthering Heights Ria Mooney Donald Stauffer Emily Brontë

PRODUCED BY

Play Title Playwright
A Leap in the Dark Hugh Leonard
A Right Rose Tree Michael Joseph (M.J.) Molloy
A Riverside Charade Bryan Walter Guinness
Anyone Could Rob A Bank Tom Coffey
Ask For Me Tomorrow Ralph Kennedy
Assembly At Druim Ceat Roibeárd Ó Faracháin Roibeárd Ó Faracháin
Blood is Thicker Than Water John McCann (1)
Brave Banner Eamon Cassidy
Cafflin' Johnny Louis d'Alton
Copperfaced Jack John O'Donovan
Design For A Headstone Séamus Byrne
Early and Often John McCann (1)
Give Me A Bed of Roses John McCann (1)
Home is the Hero Walter Macken
House Under Green Shadows Maurice G. Meldon
I Know Where I'm Going John McCann (1)
In Dublin's Fair City Críostóir Ó Floinn
Innocent Bystander Séamus Byrne
It Can't Go On Forever John McCann (1)
John Courtney John Malone
Judgement on James O'Neill Francis MacManus
Knocknavain John Mains (J.M.) Doody
La La Noo Jack B Yeats
Leave It To The Doctor Anne Daly
Look In The Looking Glass Walter Macken
No Man Is An Island Peter Hutchinson
Seven Men and a Dog Niall Sheridan
Strange Occurence on Ireland's Eye Denis Johnston
The Big Birthday Hugh Leonard
The Bird in the Net Sean Dowling
The Bugle in The Blood Bryan MacMahon
The Caretakers George Shiels
The Deputy's Daughter James Anthony Butler
The Devil a Saint Would Be Louis d'Alton
The Enemy Within Brian Friel
The Flying Wheel Donal Giltinan
The Gentle Maiden Donal Giltinan
The Goldfish in the Sun Donal Giltinan
The Half-Millionaire John O'Donovan
The Last Move Pauline Maguire
The Lucky Finger Lennox Robinson
The New Regime George Shiels
The Paddy Pedlar Michael Joseph (M.J.) Molloy
The Risen People James Plunkett
The Shaws of Synge Street John O'Donovan
The Song of the Anvil Bryan MacMahon
The Wanton Tide Niall Carroll
The Will And The Way Michael Joseph (M.J.) Molloy
The Wood of the Whispering Michael Joseph (M.J.) Molloy
This Other Eden Louis d'Alton
Twenty Years A-Wooing John McCann (1)
Window on the Square Anne Daly