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Lovers' Meeting

A tragedy in three acts by Louis D'Alton

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Louis d'Alton 

  • Setting

    The kitchen of the Sheridan farmhouse, not far from the town of Termon in the Midlands. A Sunday evening in July, early the next morning and two months later.

  • Synopsis

    A previously unrevealed past relationship intrudes tragically upon the present as a match is made between a young couple.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mary Sheridan Phyllis Ryan
Hannie Martin Ria Mooney
Mossy Linehan Michael J. Dolan
Jane Sheridan Eileen Crowe
Batt Seery Seamus Healy
Frances Linehan Maureen Delaney
Sergeant Toolin F J McCormick
Joe Hession Denis O'Dea
Tom Sheridan William O'Gorman
Production Team  
Set Designer Michael Walsh (2)
Production by Frank Dermody
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright
Carpenter Sean Barlow

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Lovers' Meeting

  • Year

    1963

  • Published By

    P.J. Bourke

  • Address

    64 Dame Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time.