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Shanwalla

A Play in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lady Gregory 

  • Synopsis

    A play about underhand attempts to drug the racehorse Shanwalla.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
First Policeman Michael Conniffe
Second Girl Ann Coppinger
Bride Scarry Kathleen Drago
Second Policeman Philip Guiry
Lawrence Scarry H E Hutchinson
Owen Connery J M Kerrigan
First Girl Eithne Magee
Hubert Darcy Sydney J Morgan
Pat O'Malley Fred O'Donovan (1)
A Boy Thomas O'Neill
Head Constable J A O'Rourke
James Brogan Arthur Sinclair
Production Team  
Produced by Andrew Patrick Wilson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Shanwalla, by Lady Gregory

  • Year

    -191

  • Published By

    Putnam, G.P.

  • Address

    London
    England

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.