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The Dean of St. Patrick's

A Play in Four Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Sidney Paternoster 

  • Setting

    The rectory at Laracor, the Van Homrigh's residence in London and St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

  • Synopsis

    A young Jonathan Swift departs Dublin for London, having vowed his undying love to Stella. A certain Vanessa then appears on the scene and becomes Swift's lover. As Stella waits faithfully for her man to return to Dublin, a showdown between the two women becomes inevitable.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    9

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson

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.