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Summer's Day

A Play in Three Acts and an Epilogue by Maura Molloy

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Maura Molloy 

  • Setting

    The Lambarts' House in Newcastle, Co. Wicklow. The Currans' house in Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin. April 1803

  • Notes

    An Irish-language translation by Pádraig Óg Ó Conaire was published in 1938, but does not appear to ever been performed.

  • Synopsis

    Melodrama based on the story of the famous love affair between the tragic hero Robert Emmet and Sarah Curran.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Richard Curran Cyril Cusack
Kate Lambart Ria Mooney
Amelia Curran May Craig
Robert Emmet Arthur Shields
Mr. Lambart John Stephenson (1)
Sarah Curran Moya Devlin
Production Team  
Set Designer Tanya Moiseiwitsch
Costume Designer Tanya Moiseiwitsch
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Hugh Hunt

TRANSLATIONS

  • Published in Irish as

  • Title

    Lá Samhraidh: Dráma trí ngíomh maille le iar-fhocal/ Pádraig Óg Ó Conaire do chuir i nGaedhilg

  • Year

    1938

  • Published By

    An Gúm

  • Address

    Foras na Gaeilge, 7 Cearnóg Mhuirfean
    Baile Átha Cliath 2
    Baile Átha Cliath
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    1850 325 325 / 0845 309 8142 (TÉ)

  • Email

    eolas@forasnagaeilge.ie

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.