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The Silver Jubilee

A Play in Three Acts, by Cormac O'Daly

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Cormac O'Daly 

  • Setting

    Father O'Carroll's Study.

  • Synopsis

    John Joseph has managed to get poor Mary Casey 'into trouble' and her parents,father baying for blood and mothermortified with shame, call a meeting at the presbytery to see what the priest has to say.

    A comedy that shows the importance for a parish priest of deft diplomatic skills.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
John Joseph Barrett Cyril Cusack
Rev. Michael O'Carroll Michael J. Dolan
Julia Casey May Craig
Hannah Ann Clery
Rev. William O'Dowd Fred Johnson
John Casey P.J. Carolan
Mary Casey Aideen O'Connor
Production Team  
Settings by Tanya Moiseiwitsch
Musical Director F.M. May
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UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

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