Set in Ballybeg Hall in County Donegal, the decaying home of District Justice O'Donnell, where those who congregate for a wedding stay to attend a funeral. Aristocrats chronicles the lives of three sisters and their 'peculiar' brother and reveals the way 'in which the ache of one family becomes the microcosm for the ache of a society'.
A further character (Anna) is heard offstage. The original production also featured two musicians.
08 March 1979
Produced by Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach
Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach
Performed on the Abbey Stage.
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