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The Jug of Sorrow

A Play in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    William Patrick Ryan 

  • Synopsis

    Nora, believing her father wishing to remarry, becomes engaged to a foolish man. She soon learns that she was mistaken, but decides to marry Donal anyway.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Donal Philip Guiry
Nora Eithne Magee
Father Eamonn Fred O'Donovan (1)
Patsy Sydney J Morgan
Seumas J M Kerrigan
Peg Kathleen Drago
Syve Ann Coppinger
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Andrew Patrick Wilson

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.