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The Visiting House

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Michael Joseph (M.J.) Molloy 

  • Author Notes

    This is Molloy's second play after The Old Road.

  • Setting

    Nightfall of an autumn evening at Broc Heavy's Visiting House on the outskirts of a crowded peasant village near the Galway-Mayo border.

  • Synopsis

    Social satire of rural life at a time of change.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mary Heavy Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Verb To Be Harry Brogan
Igoe Micheál Ó Briain
Julia Brid Lynch
Murt King Brian O'Higgins
Tim Corry Raghnall Breathnach
Kate May Craig
Beezie Eileen Crowe
Mickle Conlon F J McCormick
Broc Heavy Denis O'Dea
Production Team  
Director Michael J. Dolan
Settings by Alicia Sweetman
Producer Frank Dermody
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email

    info@nli.ie

  • Website

    www.nli.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire
    SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email

    cs@colinsmythe.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION