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The Ante Room

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Kate O'Brien 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Kate O'Brien 

  • Setting

    Mellick, a fictional Irish city based on Limerick, 1880s.

  • Synopsis

    Teresa Mulqueen's family gathers as she lies lies dying. Her daughter Agnes awaits the return of her sister Marie-Rose and brother-in-law Vincent, whom Agnes loves. Adapted by O'Brien from her own novel of the same name.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    August 1936

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Queen's Theatre

Original Cast  
Marie Rose Jessica Tandy
Agnes Diana Wynyard
Production Team  
Director Guthrie McClintic

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    David Higham Associates Limited

  • Address

    5-8 Lower John Street, Golden Square,
    London W1F 9HA
    England

  • Phone

    44 - 20 - 7437 7888

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