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Forests of the Night

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Arnold Sundgaard 

  • Setting

    The Framework, exterior and interior of an old house on the outskirts of St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • Synopsis

    Opening on three elderly characters in Minnesota, who are nagging and remenbering at each other, we soon fade back to their beginnings in Norway as an orphan girl, the village playboy and the weakling son of a stern father all emigrate to America. In time weakling and wife come to share their home with playboy and history takes it's course.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    16 February 1965

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Mitch Miller and M. O'Malley O'Donoghue.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Gate Theatre/Amharclann an Gheata

Original Cast  
Lars Haugen Robert Somerset
Karl Jorislund Gerry Sullivan
The Father Joe Lynch
Inga Jorislund Eithne Dunne
Hazel Linda Marlowe
Ansgar Jorislund Stephen Murray
Production Team  
Director Louis Lentin
Designer Tony Barry
Lighting Designer Louis Lentin
Costumes Wendy Shea

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    ICM(New York) Ltd.

  • Address

    40 W. 57th Street
    New York City NY10019
    USA

  • Phone

    + 1 212 556 5600

  • Website

    www.icmtalent.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    ICM(New York) Ltd.

  • Address

    40 W. 57th Street
    New York City NY10019
    USA

  • Phone

    + 1 212 556 5600

  • Website

    www.icmtalent.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.