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Youth's the Season -?

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Manning (1) 

  • Author Notes

    A tragi-comedy of Dublin Life, in three acts.

  • Setting

    Dublin Today - 1932

  • Synopsis

    A satire that exposes the shallowness of middle-class Dublin life in the 1930s for the 'bright young things': educated, privileged, bored. Deirdre has a cynically scientific view of love, Terence Killigrew is an alcoholic poet and Desmond is a man of excess passivity.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    8

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Willie Sullivan Cyril Cusack
Desmond Micheál Mac Liammóir
Constance Coralie Carmichael
Gerald Parr, M.B. Edward Lexy
Horace Egosmith William Fassbender
Toots Ellerslie Betty Chancellor
Deirdre Meriel Moore
Mrs. Millington May Carey
Terence Killigrew George Norton
Harry Middleton Lionel Dymoke
Pearl Harris Hazel Ellis
Europa Wrench Diana Vernon
Priscilla Converse Margaret Morgan
Philip Pryce Cecil Monson
Mary Máirín Hayes
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Settings by Micheál Mac Liammóir
Lighting Hilton Edwards
Stage Manager Art O'Murnaghan
Stage Management Intern Máirín Hayes
Wardrobe Mistress Christina Keely
Chief Electrician Martin Rabbett
Carpenter Michael Lambert

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Plays of Changing Ireland/edited, with introductions and notes, by Curtis Canfield

  • Year

    1936

  • Published By

    Macmillan and Co.

  • Address

    London
    England

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