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The Critics

Or a New Play at The Abbey Theatre
Being a Little Morality for the Press

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    St. John Greer Ervine 

  • Setting

    The scene is laid at the Vestibule of The Abbey Theatre

  • Synopsis

    A comedy about four critics attempting to review a play called Hamlet by somebody called William Shakespeare...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mr Quacks Fred O'Donovan (1)
Mr Bawlawney Arthur Sinclair
An Attendant H E Hutchinson
Mr Quartz Sydney J Morgan
Mr Barbary J M Kerrigan
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Four Irish Plays; by St. John G. Ervine

  • Year

    1914

  • Published By

    Macmillan and Co.

  • Address

    London
    England

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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