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The Miracle of the Corn

A Miracle Play

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Padraic Colum 

  • Setting

    Interior of a farmer's cottage.

  • Synopsis

    A woman gives away the last of her store of corn in an act of charity, only to subsequently find that it has been miraculously replenished.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Estate of Padraic Colum

  • Address

    c/o Cliona Colum Ní Shuilleabháin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    cosullvn@tcd.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The details of the productions of the Theatre of Ireland repertoire are as yet incomplete in the Irish Playography. In compiling the list of productions, we have used various sources including Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh’s The Splendid Years, The Alternative Dramatic Revival in Ireland by Karen Vandevelde, Thomas MacDonagh, a Critical Biography by Johann A. Norstedt, A Century of Irish Drama: Widening the Stage edited by Eileen M Morgan, Shakir Mustafa, Stephen Watt and printed play texts.