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Kinship

A Play in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    J. Bernard MacCarthy 

  • Setting

    The bare kitchen of a country cottage in South-East Cork; Evening.

  • Synopsis

    Desperate to provide for his dying wife,Hugh Connell tries to pursuade his brother Mike to become an informer.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Hugh Connell Sean Connolly
Bride Cassidy Cathleen McCarthy
Mike Connell Shaun Joyce
Production Team  
Produced by Andrew Patrick Wilson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Kinship, a tragedy in one act, J.Bernard MacCarthy

  • Year

    1970

  • Published By

    James Duffy and Co

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

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