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Sive

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John B. Keane 

  • Synopsis

    Set in a remote area of North Kerry, the play tells the story of the promise in marriage, of the young and beautiful Sive to an old man.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    29 June 1959

  • Production Notes

    Sive was first produced by the Listowel Amateur Drama Group at Walsh's Ballroom on 2nd February 1959. An edited two-act version, was produced at the Abbey Theatre in 1985, directed by Ben Barnes, which became the more popular subsequently for production.

  • Producer

    Produced by Southern Theatre Group

  • Original Venue

    Father Mathew Hall

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Director Dan Donovan

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Amateur

  • Contact

    Drama League of Ireland

  • Address

    Mill Theatre
    Dundrum Town Centre
    Dundrum, Dublin 16
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 2969343

  • Email

    dli@eircom.net

  • Website

    www.dli.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published script. Additional information on the original cast from the Southern Theatre Group production will be added when this material becomes available.