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The Seventh Step


  • Playwright

    Padraic Fallon 

  • Setting

    Set in a town in the South of Ireland, April 1922.

  • Synopsis

    The play takes as its background Aeschylus' Agamemnon plays.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Nesta Blanaid Irvine
Captain Meldon Reginald Synott
Lady Ann Pamela Duncan
Egan Somers Michael Murray(3)
Alice Genevieve Lyons
Commandant Delahunty Norman Rodway
General Mannion Denis Brennan
The Mayor Brian O'Higgins
Captain Courtney Godfrey Quigley
Captain Carmichael Patrick Stephens
Production Team  
Settings by Michael O'Herlihy
Lighting Michael O'Herlihy
Sound Gene Martin
Production by Larry Morrow
Stage Management Cepta Fennelli
Stage Management Sheila Duncan
Stage Manager Herbert Carroll
Chief Electrician Fred Beasley

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.