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Ann Kavanagh

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Dorothy Macardle 

  • Setting

    Myles Kavanagh's house in Co. Wexford.
    A night in 1798.

  • Synopsis

    A Protestant woman married to a Catholic man finds herself in an increasingly difficult position when rebellion breaks out in Wexford in 1798 and her husband opts to join the insurgents. Struggling to reconcile her various political loyalties, Ann decides one night to shelter a man who is being hunted down as a spy by her husband and his comrades.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    1

  • Cast Notes

    In addition to the cast members listed, the production included an uncredited actor playing 'a fugitive'

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Ann May Craig
Stephen Tony Quinn (1)
Moran Maurice Esmonde
Ryan Gabriel J. Fallon
Miles Kavanagh P.J. Carolan
Redmond M. Connolly
Doyle Walter Dillon
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson
Orchestra Director Dr. J.F. Larchet

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Ann Kavanagh

  • Year

    1937

  • Published By

    Samuel French Inc

  • Address

    45 West 25th Street - Dept.W
    New York
    USA

  • Phone

    + 1 212 206-8990

  • Website

    www.samuelfrench.com

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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 Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time