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The Suburban Groove

A Mild Satire in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    W.F. Casey 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the Dining Room of James O'Connor's House in a Dublin Suburb.

  • Synopsis

    A light satire dealing with an ordinary middle class family, trying to be as 'respectable' as modest means permit.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jack O'Connor Udolphus Wright
James O'Connor Fred O'Donovan (1)
Una O'Connor Máire O'Neill (1)
Claud Callan Arthur Sinclair
Dick Dalton J M Kerrigan
Mrs James O'Connor Sara Allgood
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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