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The Midnight Court

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Brian Merriman (1) 

  • Synopsis

    An interpretation of 'Cúirt an Mheáin Oíche', which celebrates the rights of women to wholesome sex and wholesome marriage.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    25 September 1958

  • Producer

    Produced by Lantern Theatre Club

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed at the Lantern Theatre Club at 127 Lr. Baggot Street, Dublin.

Original Cast  
Old Warrior Harry Byers
Narrator Patrick Funge
First Woman Máirín Kilmurray
Older Woman Dympna Mackey
Eevell of Craglee Jo McGrath
Older Woman Maureen McKeon
Production Team  
Designer Liam Miller
Lighting Patrick Funge
Produced by Patrick Funge
Stage Manager Barrie Daish
Stage Manager John McGloughlin
PR Harry Byers
Business Manager Gerrard P. Cahill

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Records of the Lantern Theatre

  • Address

    National Library of Ireland, Manuscripts Department
    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    353 1 603 02 00

  • Email

    info@nli.ie

  • Website

    www.nli.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from third party research material.