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1920

A Play in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank X O'Leary 

  • Setting

    The small town of Kilduff, sometime during the War of Independence

  • Synopsis

    Set against a period of extreme political turbulence, young Gertie Kelleher finds herself falling in love with a Sinn FĂ©iner and an RIC inspector at the same time...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
William Flynn Udolphus Wright
Shawn Moynihan Michael J. Dolan
Joan Kelleher May Craig
Father Casey Eric Gorman
Miss O'Grady Eileen Crowe
Mrs Harte Maureen Delaney
Gerard P.M. Hunter F J McCormick
Art O'Kane Denis O'Dea
Thady O'Reilly Barry Fitzgerald
Constable Cronin Arthur Shields
Gertie Kelleher Nora O'Mahony
Sergeant Brady P.J. Carolan
Liz Anne Frollie Mulhern
Production Team  
Produced by Arthur Shields

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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.