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Pilgrims

A Play in Three Acts, by Mary Rynne

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Rynne 

  • Setting

    The gymnasium in Drumcree.
    A mountain pass in Italy.
    The hotel at Pontello.
    The Shrine of the Madonna del Monte.

  • Synopsis

    A young girl hears of a miraculous shrine in the Italian Alps and organises a pilgrimage to it, but at the very last minute she is forced to stay at home to care for her semi-paralyzed father who has suddenly fallen ill. She remains with the pilgrims in spirit and prayer and her father is cured.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Nano Vaughan Phyllis Ryan
Desmond Morris Cyril Cusack
Miss Cox Ria Mooney
Captain Fletcher Michael J. Dolan
Madge McCarthy Ann Clery
Dr. George Kenny Denis O'Dea
Peter McCarthy Austin Meldon
Marco Wilfred Brambell
Mrs. Martin Maureen Delany
Kitty Brady Frollie Mulhern
Gus Kelly M. Kinsella
Production Team  
Settings by Tanya Moiseiwitsch
Produced by Hugh Hunt

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email

    info@nli.ie

  • Website

    www.nli.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from press cuttings.