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The Cat and The Moon

A Play in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    William Butler Yeats 

  • Synopsis

    A tale of two beggars, one blind, one lame, who are told of a place where they may find a mythical saint to cure them.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Blind Man Michael J. Dolan
Lame Man W. O'Gorman
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Musician T. Browne
Musician Julia Gray
Musician Muriel Kelly
Singer Joseph O'Neill
Produced by Michael J. Dolan

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Cat and the Moon and Certain Poems/ by William Butler Yeats

  • Year

    1924

  • Published By

    Publisher not found

  • Address

    England

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UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    A.P. Watt Ltd.

  • Address

    20 John Street
    London WC1N 2DR
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7405 6774

  • Email

    apw@apwatt.co.uk

  • Website

    www.apwatt.co.uk

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.