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Old Mag

A Christmas Play in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Kenneth Sarr 

  • Setting

    Quayside in Waterford City

  • Synopsis

    Old Mag, an elderly Waterfordhawker, meets a drunken sailor one Christmas, only to discover that he is in fact none other than her own son,long since given up as lost at sea.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Woman May Craig
Old Mag Maureen Delaney
Sailor F J McCormick
Sailor Tony Quinn (1)
Woman Dorothy Lynd
Sailor Gabriel J. Fallon
Terry P.J. Carolan
Woman Eileen O'Kelly
Sailor T. Moran
Woman Joan Sullivan
Woman Norma Joyce
Production Team  
Production by Michael J. Dolan
Stage Manager F J McCormick

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.