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The Last of Summer

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Kate O'Brien 

  • Setting

    Drumaninch, Ireland, 1939

  • Synopsis

    A French actress, Angele Maury, finds herself in Drumaninch, the birthplace of her dead father, Tom Kernahan. She meets her relatives there and two cousins, Tom and Martin, become rivals for her affections. Adapted by O'Brien from her novel of the same name.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    07 June 1944

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Phoenix Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    Brefni O'Rorke, Ria Mooney, Maureen Delany, Cyril Cusack appeared in an Irish production at the Gaiety Theatre in July 1945.

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Director Sir John Gielgud

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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