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Candle and Crib

A Nativity Play in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    K. F. Purdon 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    K. F. Purdon 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the 1914 story of the same name.

  • Synopsis

    A Christmas play set among the Irish peasantry.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mrs Moloney Christine Hayden
Michael Moloney Peter Nolan
Art Moloney Tony Quinn (1)
Delia Moloney Gertrude Murphy

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.