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Signs and Wonders

A Comedy in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Janet McNeill 

  • Setting

    Belfast, the present.

  • Synopsis

    Florence Thompson's father, crippled in an accident, is apparently cured by his daughter in a miraculous act of healing. Word spreads through the neighbourhood, and Florence becomes a sensation, but then discovers that such powers do not always bring happiness.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    6

  • Cast Notes

    12

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Effie Barbara Adair
Florence Thompson Margaret D'Arcy
Robert Thompson Maurice O'Callaghan
William Thompson J.R. Mageean
Seth Goodman Harold Goldblatt
Rev. James McHenry R.H. MacCandless
Aunt Ellen Elizabeth Begley
Chemist Assistant Laurence Beattie
Mrs. Thompson Gertrude Russell
Dr. Graham Neil Landor
Mrs. Lacey Audrey Bell
Bessie Elizabeth Graham
Production Team  
Settings by Dan Fitzpatrick
Lighting Brian O'Connor
Produced by Harold Goldblatt
Stage Manager Dan Fitzpatrick
Effects Joan Keenan
Wardrobe Catherine Sumerton
Chief Electrician Dan O'Connell (1)
Records and Reproduction W. Erskine Mayne
House Manager Maurice O'Callaghan

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, press cuttings, and from the Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.