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Crabbed Youth and Age

A Little Comedy by Lennox Robinson

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lennox Robinson 

  • Setting

    Mrs. Swan's Drawingroom last Sunday Evening

  • Synopsis

    Mrs. Swan is an attractive widow with three young and eligible daughters, who flirts shamelessly with the three male suitors come to visit. Her daughters decide that something needs to be done to stop their mother from directing all the male attention to herself.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Eileen Swan May Craig
Dolly Swan Eileen Crowe
Minnie Swan Christine Hayden
Tommy Mims Tony Quinn (1)
Gerald Booth Gabriel J. Fallon
Charlie Duncan P.J. Carolan
Mrs. Swan Helena Molony
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Lennox Robinson
Company Manager Lennox Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Abbey Theatre Archive

  • Address

    Abbey and Peacock Theatres
    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00 353 1 887 2200

  • Email

    info@abbeytheatre.ie

  • Website

    www.abbeytheatre.ie

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.