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Not For Children

A Comedy by Elmer Rice

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Elmer Rice 

  • Setting

    The Action of the Play takes place in the Dublin Gate Theatre.

  • Synopsis

    A clever, self-referential satire on dramatic construction that explicitly invites comparison with Pirandello in an ingenious play-within-a-play-within-a-play structure.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Irma Orth Coralie Carmichael
Prudence Dearborn Betty Chancellor
Clarence Orth Lionel Dymoke
Ambrose Atwater Hilton Edwards
Elijah Silverhammer Harry Fine
Digby Walsh Liam Gaffney
Timothy Harris Erwin Goldwater
Hitch Imborg Robert Hennessy (1)
Evangeline Orth Sheila May
Theodora Effington Meriel Moore
Hugh McHugh Patrick O'Moore
Pensecola Crawford Diana Vernon
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Settings by Micheál Mac Liammóir
Lighting Designer Hilton Edwards
Music Composed by Roy Irving
Musician Bay Jellett
Musician Cathleen Rogers
Musician Gretta Smith
Stage Manager Pauline Reeves
Assistant Stage Manager Máirín Hayes
Assistant Stage Manager Edward McCormack
Set Construction Michael Lambert
Stage Carpenter Michael Lambert
Set Painter Molly McEwen
Wardrobe Mistress Christina Keely
Chief Electrician Martin Rabbett
Assistant Art Director Art O'Murnaghan

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Not For Children

  • Year

    1951

  • Published By

    Publisher not found

  • Address

    England

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