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Deora Na Síreachta

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Róisín Ní Shéaghdha 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Jarl Priel 

  • Author Notes

    Aistrithe ón dráma Briotánach, 'The Scarecrow'.

  • Setting

    Cistin fheirme i bparóiste beag láimh le Landreger sa Bhriotáin, ag tús na fichiú haoise.

  • Synopsis

    This play tells of the weird happening following the seduction of the farmer’s daughter by the city fly-boy. Her father threatens to murder her in order to wipe out the family shame. A dark stranger arrives, the devil's emissary, and promises to solve all their problems if only one of the family gives up their soul to him for all eternity.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    14 December 1959

  • Production Notes

    Aisteoirí Amharclann Dalta a stáitsigh é.

  • Producer

    Produced by An Damer

  • Original Venue

    The Damer Hall/An Damer

Original Cast  
Herri Gwionvarc'h Séamus Ó Tuama
Yann an Tremener Pádraig Ó Gaora
Fanch Barra Ó hUallacháin
God Gobnait Ní Shúilleabháin
An tUasal Kozh Annraoi Ó Liatháin
An Dochtúir Salaun Risteard Stokes
Anna Máire Ní Cheallacháin
Production Team  
Director Séamus Ó Tuama
Theatre Manager Caoimhín Ó Marcaigh
Stage Manager Ciarán Mac Afraidh
Painting by Pádraig Ó Maonaigh

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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.