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The Cuckoo's Nest

A Comedy in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John Guinan 

  • Synopsis

    Phil Dolan and Nancy Kennedy are too shy to declare their love for each other. Nancy’s nieces, meanwhile, are anxious to marry but have been informed by their grandmother that whoever remains with their aunt longest will get the house and the farm. In any case, the only men in the area seeking marriage are far more interested in the prospect of land than women...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Luke Muldowney Philip Guiry
Phil Dolan Michael Conniffe
Nancy Kennedy Helena Molony
Hugh Loughnane Farrell Pelly
Peg Galvin Nell Stewart
Nora Flanaghan Peggy Buttimer
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Cuckoo's nest; a comedy in three acts

  • Year

    1933

  • Published By

    Gill and Macmillan

  • Address

    Hume Avenue
    Park West
    Dublin 12
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 5009555

  • Email

    info@gillmacmillan.ie

  • Website

    www.gillmacmillan.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.