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The Full Moon

A Comedy in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lady Gregory 

  • Setting

    A shed at a railway station, the West of Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    The play centres on an assembly of peasants who believe they will be bitten by a mad dog when the moon is full.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Hyacinth Halvey Fred O'Donovan (1)
Bartley Fallon Arthur Sinclair
Peter Tannon Sydney J Morgan
Davideen J M Kerrigan
Shawn Early J A O'Rourke
Mrs Broderick Sara Allgood
Production Team  
Produced by Lady Gregory

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

  • Copyright Expired

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.