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Bitter Rue

A Play with a New Dramatic Angle.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Donal Giltinan 

  • Setting

    The living room of the Dwyer household. Dr. Gould's surgery.

  • Synopsis

    The younger brother of a GP fails his medical exams and turns to 'quack cures' thus turning himself into a faith healer. This prompts conflict in the family between two very different types of medicine.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Susan Cathleen Delany
Danny Seamus Healy
Jimmy Dwyer W. O'Gorman
Doctor Gould Laurence Elyan
Maid Cathleen Fawsitt
Lizzie Florence Lynch
Mrs. Dwyer Ann Penhallow
Eugene Dwyer J. Winter
Civic Guard Martin Conboy
Production Team  
Musical Director Ernest Broadhurst

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