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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    P Ó Feinneadha 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Sean O'Casey 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'The Shadow of a Gunman'(1923)

  • Setting

    Seomra i dtionóntán ar Chearnóg Hilljoy i lár Bhaile Átha Cliath, mí na Bealtaine 1920.

  • Synopsis

    Donal is a poet without political affiliation who shares tenement digs with his friend Seamus. The neighbours have Donal pegged as an IRA man on the run. Young attractive Minnie is excited by such an exotic figure in their midst, however British soldiers are searching the tenements for insurgents.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Seamus Shields Walter Macken
Mrs. Grigson Máire Nic Giolla Mhartain
Mrs Henderson Máire Nic Giolla Mhartain
Minnie Powell Eibhlín Ní Shúilleabháin
Black & Tan Auidhistín Ó Maidín
Adolphus Grigson Tomás Ó hÉaluighthe
Mr. Gallogher Uaitéar Ó Murchadha
Mr. Maguire Liam de Búrca
Mr. Mulligan Liam Ó Conchubhair
Donal Davoren Buadhach Tóibín
Tommy Owens Bhaitéar Ó Laoidh
Production Team  
Director Walter Macken
Set Designer Walter Macken
Stage Manager Tomás Mac an Rí
Effects Liam Ó Conchubhair
Effects Bháitéar Ó Murchada

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir /19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)91 562 024 or (0)91 563 600

  • Email

    eolas@antaibhdhearc.com

  • Website

    antaibhdhearc.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir /19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)91 562 024 or (0)91 563 600

  • Email

    eolas@antaibhdhearc.com

  • Website

    antaibhdhearc.com

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