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An Ball Dubh

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mícheál Ó Siochfhradha 

  • Setting

    Ciarraí i bhfómhar na bliana 1869.

  • Synopsis

    The landlord Donnchadha de Brún is about to evict the tenants on his land. The Fenians get to hear of his plans and draw straws to see who should kill him. The task falls to Ruaidhrí, the youngest, but Ruaidrí and the landlord's daughter are in love with each other.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Méidsior de Brún Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Pádraig Feiritéar Pádraig Ó Bróithe
Séamus Annraoi Saidléar
Seana-Pheig Máire Ní Shíothcháin
Mícheál Tadhg Ó Scanaill
Eibhlín Máire Ní Oisín
Ruaraí Muiris Ó Catháin
Séamus Piaras Béaslaí
Diarmuid Ó Donnchadha Mícheál Ó Siochfhradha
Léan Máire Bastabal
Eoin Mícheál Ó Rodaighe
Finghín Dubh Proinnsias Mac Énrí
Production Team  
Director Piaras Béaslaí

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    An Ball Dubh

  • Year

    1929

  • Published By

    Fallon & Co.

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Not Found

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gclár don chéad léiriú agus ó Stair Dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge 1900-1970 le P Ó Siadhail