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The Third Day

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John Kelly (3) 

  • Setting

    Set in Ned Doyle's room at the front of a tenement building on Dublin's Mountjoy Square.

  • Notes

    In the original production the play was preceded by 'Shapes', a one-act experiment by John Kelly.

  • Synopsis

    In this tragi-comedy of the Dublin slums, we meet two out-of-work philosphers, Ned Doyle from Dublin and Pat Maher from the North who simply try to fathom what it's all about.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
First Undertaker Des Nealon
Patrick Maher Aiden Grennell
Third Undertaker Derry Power
The Fella with the Long Hair Derry Power
Ned Doyle John Molloy
Second Undertaker Joe O'Donnell
Fourth Undertaker Ronnie Drew
Mrs. Ryan Iris Lawler
Young Jane Elizabeth Davis
Production Team  
Director Yvonne Voigt
Settings by John Kelly (3)
Manager Christine Longford
Assistant Manager Ann O'Connor
Stage Manager Joe O'Donnell
Assistant Stage Manager Máire Hastings
Wardrobe Joan O'Rourke
Assistant Carpenter Louis Molloy
Chief Electrician Arthur Jones
PR Rosamund Stephens
Carpenter Michael Lambert

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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