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Aristotle's Bellows

A Wonder Play in Three Acts, by Lady Gregory

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lady Gregory 

  • Setting

    A Room in an old castle.

  • Synopsis

    Conan is a classical scholar obsessed with Aristotelian philosophy who discovers the power of the great man himself under his heartstone carried by a magical bellows with seven enchanting blasts. He uses this to transform the lives of his neighbours by enlightening their respective dark corners of ignorance.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
First Cat Sean Barlow
The Mother Maureen Delaney
Flannery Michael J. Dolan
Conan Barry Fitzgerald
Second Cat Patrick Kirwan
Timothy F J McCormick
Celia Gertrude Murphy
Rock Peter Nolan
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Three Wonder Plays by Lady Gregory

  • Year

    1923

  • Published By

    Putnam, G.P.

  • Address

    London
    England

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Colin Smythe Ltd.,

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire
    SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email

    cs@colinsmythe.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and press cuttings of the time.